Senior Automation Controls Engineer

Elgin, IL

Category: Other Job Number: 2652 Salary: $80k-$90k

Due to continued growth, our client has an immediate need for an automation controls engineer with experience in designing, implementing, and supporting equipment control systems. Our client provides state of the art and integrated automation and control solutions for industrial and manufacturing applications.  


  • Specify hardware and software products to meet specifications and customer controls requirements
  • Design and program PLCs to resolve complex controls issues and/or optimize machine performance
  • Support commissioning and startup of controls packages with ability to identify and resolve mechanical, electrical, and software issues
  • Provide on-site and remote support for installed systems requiring technical service assistance, troubleshooting, and repairs
  • Determine root cause of electrical failures and implement solutions to prevent recurrence
  • Organize and maintain project files
  • Work with project managers and operations manager to schedule and prioritize tasks


Job Requirements
  • AS/BS in Engineering or Engineering Technology with demonstrated experience in industry
  • Experience in PLC programming
  • Experience using Rockwell (Allen-Bradley), Modicon, Siemens, GE, or other PLC platforms
  • Experience using iFix, FactoryTalk View, Wonderware, Maple Systems, or other HMI platforms
  • Experience configuring VFD, servo, or DC drives preferred
  • Programming robotics, motion control, and/or servos preferred
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment


Find out more about blueStone Recruiting at:

Lisa Mysliwiec

Lisa is a seasoned recruiter with over 20 years’ of experience in executive recruiting with a strong focus in the Automotive and Manufacturing industries, specializing in placing Supply Chain, ERP, Purchasing and Logistic professionals. She develops outstanding relationships with clients and candidates while always looking after the best interest of each. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, going to footballs games, and traveling.

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