Controls Engineer

Amsted Rail - ASF Keystone

Controls Engineer (Engineer of Factory Automation)

  • Furnishes technical support to manufacturing and maintenance operations.
  • Provides for continuous improvement of manufacturing operations through the design, selection and installation of new equipment and systems, and the modification of existing equipment and systems.
  • Creates and/or maintains current documentation of equipment and systems.
  • Provides for the continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and equipment.  Assures maximum reliability of equipment, processes and procedures.
  • Provides engineering support to operations in the troubleshooting, rebuilding and repair of electrical equipment and automated systems.
  • Designs and specifies machine and gauge control systems; integrated automation including robotics and servo controls; HMI systems; and data collection systems, according to company design standards.
  • Provides complete project management for new machine and system modifications, installations and upgrades.
  • Creates and/or maintains current documentation of processes and operating procedures.
  • Maintains a high level of personal and professional knowledge of related technologies and manufacturing systems.
  • Performs other assigned duties as determined by the manager.


  • BS in electrical engineering or equivalent professional qualifications.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience commissioning and troubleshooting machine/ process controls.
  • Fluent in editing and developing PLC and Robotic programs.
  • Able to deliver complete and accurate electrical system drawing packages.

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