Controls Engineer

  • Memphis, TN
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: FL160-2710181

Controls Engineer


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Controls Manager to develop and maintain Electrical & Instrumentation Standards

  • Support the sites controls and electrical projects:

    • Works with Controls Integrator to ensure consistent controls system implementation

    • Owns small improvement projects varying from Programming, HMI, Electrical, and mechanical projects

    • Assist Process Engineers with electrical and controls implementation of their projects and ensure standards are being followed

    • Lead Co-op or Intern(s) in executing the Controls component of their projects

  • Resource to support troubleshooting on high priority problems

  • Owns PLC maintenance, backups, preventative maintenance (Battery replacements), documentation, and narratives

  • Assists with updating electrical drawings and other controls documentation as changes are made

  • Assists with minor IT issues, (Laptop set up, Thin manager troubleshooting, networking)

  • Helps troubleshoot and implement sitewide Utilities/Facilities infrastructure such as HVAC/Wastewater, Building Automation

  • Assists Information Security team with site’s infrastructure maintenance and updates

  • Serves as a key resource for the E&I training portion of Technical Resources Coordinator training (Holds labs and owns qualification signoffs)

  • Works with sustainability lead to implement instrumentation needed to gather data, and implement electrical cost savings projects

  • Owns and maintains UPS battery replacement across the site

  • Resource for Quality and Logistics for problems that arise from electrical to computer related

  • Maintains disaster recovery plans and maintains backups and equipment required to support




  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required, Electrical or similar is desired.



  • At least 1-3 years of experience in power and/or controls engineering roles or similar internship, or co-op experience required, preferably with Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley systems

  • Experience supporting capital projects, preferably in the food industry  

  • Experience working cross functionally with Operations teams


Other Skills Desired

  • Strong technical knowledge of industrial power, controls, and information systems

  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70E and OSHA 29 1910.269 regulations

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team environment

  • Strong organizational, critical thinking and creativity skills

  • Effective presentation, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel, including international trips to equipment suppliers

  • Strong technical teaching skills needed to train technicians during startup








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