Controls Engineer

POSTED ON 11/20/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/30/2023
Advanced Process Technologies, Inc Hired Organization Address Cokato, MN Full Time

Job Posting for Controls Engineer at Advanced Process Technologies, Inc

Description

Since 2000, Advanced Process Technologies, Inc. has provided solid, stable careers as we support our customers the food and dairy industry. As market leaders, we have had tremendous growth through the years, and are poised for even greater growth.

We are in search for our next Controls Engineer to join our team. This position is responsible for overseeing controls engineering project requirements involving control system & panel design, PLC & HMI programming, instrumentation, and start up assistance. Overseeing large – scale electronic components for automation of APT’s custom products in order to exceed our customers’ needs. This position will be the Controls Project Manager for projects ranging from $1M – $2M while partnering with our Process Engineers to complete projects in the $50M range. Located in Cokato, MN you will work at our headquarters alongside our experts in engineering, manufacturing, and the food and dairy industry.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops, and implements control system to meet process system requirements.
  • Develops schematics detailing control system configuration and wiring, and design equipment panel layouts. 
  • Own projects from idea to completion including participating in the commissioning and start up process both remotely and at the customer jobsite(s).
  • Partner with Process Engineers in developing the control system scheme and equipment list. 
  • Lay out IO for controls panels and redline existing drawings.
  • Test control panels and set up instruments and devices.
  • Perform PLC and HMI programming, and custom reporting.
  • Perform in-house program testing and customer Factory Acceptance Testing.
  • Develop SOPs for the control system.
  • Train the end user on operating the control system.
  • Member of the on-call support team for existing customers technical support.  
  • Technical lead on projects mentoring and guiding lower-level engineers.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in custom automation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering OR Equivalent years of experience in automation.
  • An in-depth understanding of control systems, components, logic programming, experience with instrumentation and controls design and PLC systems (specifically Rockwell).
  • Strong demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work well with team members, clients, and subcontractors.
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.
  • Travel up to 30%.

Preferred

  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or EPlan.
  • Experience with Ignition and/or Wonderware.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry.

APT is 100% Employee Owned with a wide array of benefits that include: Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401K, Paid Time Off, HSA savings, medical, dental, vision, short term disability, and life insurance. Our company stands out because of our commitment to our employees while providing an industry leading wage.

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