Controls Engineer

Iowa City, Iowa 52240

Job ID: 8446 Categories: Engineering Pay Rate: 100,000

Our Client is looking for a seasoned controls engineer.  Candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of Electrical Control infrastructures within a team of mechanical and electrical engineers to creatively solve equipment problems. Candidate must have  experience in electrical equipment design and modification, component sourcing, project quoting, programming, testing, installing, startup and servicing of machinery and/or system integration projects. The candidate should have a strong background in web handling and tension-controlled  systems to assessexisting control systems and make recommendations for the appropriate upgrade.

  • Promotes safety by leading by example, participating in safety engagement and encouraging the team to work safe each day and to follow all safety guidelines/procedures
  • Continuously look for ways to optimize machine performance, reduce maintenance costs and improve product quality
  • Assist and train maintenance personnel with troubleshooting, repair, and installation of equipment
  • Support process engineering by specifying, installing, and modifying equipment to improve processes
  • Manage assigned projects from inception to completion, using maintenance personnel, and/or contractors
  • Create, update, and modify machine, part or facilities schematics using a CAD program
  • Recommend equipment designs and modifications


Desired Skills
  • Bachelor’ s degree/combination of education and experience  in electrical and controls  field
  • 5 to 10 years of maintenance manufacturing and web handling experience
  • Siemens, Allen Bradley and Yaskawa programming experience with ControlLogix and S7 PLCs
  • Both AC and DC Drive experience with various drive platforms
  • Solid computer skills including CAD
  • Ability to lead others and give direction in a positive, professional manner
  • Understanding of NFPA70 and 70E electrical and safety codes preferred
  • Knowledge of Ethernet communication platforms related to machine infrastructures preferred
  • Knowledge of extrusion coating, silicone coating, printing and slitting processes preferred
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Scott Adkins
Engineering Recruiter

Scott joined the City & National team in June 2013 as a Recruiter in our Engineering department. Scott has his Bachelor’s Degree from Central College in Pella, IA in History and has built a profile complete with sales, business development and management experience from past positions. Scott has over 10 years of management and sales experience, working with many different clients and prospective leads. His strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills will contribute to great success here at CNE.

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