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Electrical Controls Engineer

Swanson-Erie Corporation, since 1919, a leader in advanced machine design and build, is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Conduct customer reviews addressing overall specifications, component selection, panel
    design, and then design schematics, on-machine control layouts and programing PLC and
    HMI to meet customer specifications

  • Prepare the electrical and pneumatics drawing package for product and/or system designs to
    meet customer requirements

  • Prepare bills of material for the electrical and pneumatics drawing package including
    specifying vendor components to use in final design

  • Implement a complete software solution including PLC, HMI and other 3 rd party devices
    programming from controls specifications and drawings

  • Develop control component communications and perform software installation, I/O testing
    and debugging of PLC and HMI software

  • Participate in product and system design reviews, machine run-off, and take responsibility for electrical and pneumatic controls




  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to represent the company in a
    professional manner

  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills

  • Good electrical/mechanical aptitude and knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of electronic equipment and computer hardware and software

  • Self-motivated and highly organized

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and MS Office Suite

  • Ability to work with other engineering and manufacturing personnel to resolve problems on
    the shop floor


Education & Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred; associate or technical degree will be considered

  • 5 years of experience with industrial electrical automation and machine control system design

  • Experience in Siemens, Allen Bradley PLC programming and products; other PLC’s a plus

  • Experience with communications networks (Ethernet, Control Net …)

  • Experience with electrical and pneumatic specifications and drawings/schematics

  • Experience with designing and implementing motion control systems, including servo
    motors; robotic controls a plus

  • Specific experience in the control of multiple station machines is highly desirable


Variations from the above requirements will be considered.

Job Type: Full-time


Please send your cover letter and resume to:




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