Electrical Controls Automation Engineer

Company Info
Berry Metal Company
Harmony, PA, United States

Phone: 7244531641
Web Site: www.berrymetal.com

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Electrical Controls Automation Engineer


Harmony, PA 

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Job Description:

Interested in joining our growing electrical controls engineering department?

Serving the steel industry for over 70 years, Berry Metal Company is a leading provider of furnace technology for steelmaking and ironmaking. We are currently seeking an Associate Electrical Controls Engineer to join our Engineering department in our Harmony, PA location.

Position Duties

  • Ensure that all codes, safety requirements and legal requirements are observed for all work performed.
  • Develop and assemble electrical and control systems based on engineering principles.
  • Interface with sales and customers to identify opportunities where we could complete projects successfully.
  • Follow work instructions with minimal supervision to complete and commission engineering projects.
  • Work on engineering projects from initial concept through engineering, manufacturing, testing, installation, commissioning and startup.
  • Develop PLC Logic and HMI screens to automate engineering projects.
  • Understand and select correct hardware and software needs for projects, including the Control, HMI, VFD, instrumentation, and end use devices.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve in a systematic way to develop solutions, eliminate problems and improve designs.
  • Provide technical support to Sales, Applications, and Production.
  • Attend seminars and continuing education classes, and review technical publications to keep abreast of new technologies.
  • Follow and comply with all corporate and Engineering Department guidelines, procedures, and rules.
  • Stay current with new technologies and introduce new technologies to the organization.
  • Configure Control Hardware to interface with customer plant network
  • Requires high-level Technical Problem Solving ability.
  • Ability to perform complex Logical thinking to create PLC and HMI Programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all Engineering Department, Sales Department, Plant personnel, and Customers.
  • Technical drawing and documentation viewing, reading, writing, and printing skills
  • Ability to follow and modify electrical drawings, functional descriptions, schematics and electrical drawings such as single line, layout, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Knowledge of Design Codes and Industry Standards – NEC / NFPA.
  • Understanding of ISO quality control system procedures and requirements.
  • Experience working in a mill environment, which includes identifying hazards and following safety requirements.
  • Ability to understand Autodesk Inventor 3-D model geometries and generate 2D AutoCAD drawings.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is a must have.
  • Up to three years of Electrical / Controls Maintenance and Design of equipment for the Steel or Metals Industry.
  • Verbal and written communication skills training.
  • Advanced training providing an understanding of Allen Bradley, General Electric, & Siemens PLCs.
  • Training in HMI design software.
  • Training in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • ISO quality control system training.
  • Combustion and/or process experience is a plus.



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
  • Long and Short-term Disability
  • Professional Development Assistance