"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Electrical Controls Engineer

Location: Dallas, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 2/26/2018
Job ID: 02574326
Job Description

Global, industry leading, financially solid and ever expanding consumer packaging company seeks a hands-on Automation and Controls Engineer. The Engineer has ownership of all electrical controls responsibilities for the plant. This includes technical support to production and maintenance to ensure reliability of PLCs, HMI and variable speed drives. Cost and performance enhancing projects are also a major part of the role. Another responsibility of the Controls Engineer is keeping abreast of emerging reliability techniques and maintaining a state of the art electrical controls system.


  • Focus on the overall plant production system and bridge the gap between production, maintenance, process engineering, quality, and IT within the plant and to corporate.
  • Assist maintenance with breakdowns to reduce downtime. Learn how to maintain and troubleshoot plant equipment.
  • Continuous improvement: Drive process and control system improvements. Work closely with Corporate Engineering and equipment vendors (OEMs) to resolve problems and implement changes as required.
  • Provide training and mentoring to plant maintenance.

Qualifications and Skills

BSEE and 3 to 10 years of electrical controls experience in a high volume manufacturing setting. Knowledge of high speed packaging would be a big plus. Must be comfortable troubleshooting and maintaining PLCs, HMI and variable speed drives. Networking and SCADA system experience desired. Strong project management skills also desired. 


Being a progressive Fortune 500 organization we offer our employees industry leading and comprehensive benefits that start date 1. Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, matching 401k, annual bonus plan, stock option eligibility, tuition reimbursement and more.


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