Senior Controls/Electrical Engineering

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Dj68592887 Compensation: $107000-112000 / year

Job Description

Senior Controls/Electrical Engineer

Are you an experienced Controls/Electrical Engineer looking to take your career to the next level? We are seeking a dynamic and skilled individual to join our team as a Senior Controls/Electrical Engineer. If you possess a strong background in electrical engineering, programming Siemens systems, and a proven track record in industrial controls, we want to hear from you!

Position: Senior Controls/Electrical Engineer
Location: Crystal Lake, IL
Type: Full-time - Direct Hire - $95,000-$112,000 per year depending on experience

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in programming Siemens systems.
  • Proven expertise in selecting and configuring Siemens Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).
  • Proficiency in creating and modifying AutoCAD electrical drawings for industrial control systems.
  • Preferred 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, demonstrating a deep understanding of industrial processes and challenges.
  • Strong ability to read, design, and troubleshoot electrical schematic diagrams.
  • Solid understanding of PCB design, electrical systems, and firmware development.
  • Experience in electronics and embedded systems production-level design.
  • Proficiency in using, programming, and troubleshooting common industrial sensors and controls, as well as multimeters, ammeters, and oscilloscopes.


  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of advanced industrial control systems, ensuring their efficiency, reliability, and functionality.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, scope, and objectives.
  • Program and configure Siemens systems to meet project specifications and optimize performance.
  • Utilize your AutoCAD proficiency to create and modify electrical drawings, schematics, and documentation.
  • Bring your manufacturing environment experience to contribute to seamless integration and operation of control systems within the production process.
  • Apply your in-depth understanding of electrical schematic diagrams to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues efficiently.
  • Design and develop PCBs and embedded systems for production-level applications, adhering to industry best practices.
  • Utilize your expertise in industrial sensors and controls to select, implement, and troubleshoot these components effectively.
  • Collaborate with the wider engineering team to drive innovation, identify opportunities for improvement, and ensure continuous advancement of our products and processes.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment.
  • Chance to be a key contributor to cutting-edge projects and technologies.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.
  • Growth-oriented company with a focus on innovation and excellence.

If you are a motivated and experienced Senior Controls/Electrical Engineer with a passion for pushing the boundaries of industrial control systems, we encourage you to apply. Join us in shaping the future of our industry by sending your resume and cover letter. We look forward to reviewing your application and exploring the possibilities of working together to achieve new heights in engineering excellence.

Meet Your Recruiter

Alejandra (Aly) Mora

Aly Mora is a devoted Technical Recruiter specializing in the dynamic Automation Division. With a rewarding 2-year tenure at Sterling, Aly’s passion for shaping people's careers and adeptness at navigating the competitive recruitment landscape make her a standout professional.

As a Technical Recruiter within the Automation Division, Aly brings a deep understanding of the industry's particulars, enabling her to expertly match skilled professionals with positions that align with their talents and aspirations. Her commitment to finding the perfect fit drives her to facilitate transformative career moves.

What Aly enjoys most about recruiting is the opportunity to shape people's careers positively. She takes pride in matching candidates' skills with the right job - witnessing their growth and success as they navigate their professional journeys. Aly is fueled by knowing she plays a pivotal role in her candidates' achievements.

In addition to her dedication to candidates, Aly extends her expertise to advising job seekers. Her advice is rooted in thorough research, urging candidates to invest time in understanding the company they're applying to, its values, culture, and industry presence. She believes informed candidates can ask insightful questions during interviews, showcasing their genuine interest and proactive attitude.

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