Senior Controls Engineer

Company Info
Career Transitions, LLC
South Bend, IN, United States

Phone: 800-800-3617
Web Site:

Company Profile


Senior Controls Engineer


Columbia, SC 



Job ID:


Job Description:

Senior Controls Engineer
Columbia, SC
Compensation DOE: Up to $120K

Senior Controls Engineer Purpose:
 Manage facility control systems including network and infrastructure.
  • Design manufacturing automation and process control systems, including software and graphical solutions.
  • Maintain all manufacturing controls infrastructure, including networks, hardware software, and improvements/changes.
  • Design of process control systems including hardware, software and graphical human interaction systems. And lead the work of specialist systems integrators if required. This may involve extended hours with the plants and business and ultimately accepting huge responsibility for the project deliverables. Of work may occur during plant production outages.
  • Create new control software from concept agreed with the engineering group. HMI graphics and control code. Modify existing code as required.
  • Managing facility control systems including networking and infrastructure, hardware and software. This will involve working with Rockwell Automation and Emerson directly along with local consultants.
  • Leading contractors and maintenance people or technicians to support our manufacturing organization. Can be viewed as teaching or guiding role or an at the call face troubleshooting role.
  • Generate new controls and instrumentation concepts including control strategies to improve plant performance, repeatability, and reliability.
  • Investigate and implement new technologies to improve our processes and controls.
  • Solve day to day production and maintenance issues as necessary. Typical examples can be control system issues that maintenance cannot resolve or operations requiring a process change that moves our process controls outside the current boundaries. Provide support on site as required.
  • Improve the security of our currently installed base system and plan for the future upgrades to keep our systems as current as practically possible.
 Senior Controls Engineer Experience:
  • 10+ Years of factory automation systems design, including networking, software design and creation, HMI systems implementation and support.
  • 10+ Years in a continuous manufacturing environment, preferably food or drink manufacturing, supporting and leading manufacturing and maintenance activities.
  • Experienced in hardened industrial Ethernet networking on large scale implementations.
  • Experienced in managing and dealing with specialist consultants, technicians, and contractors.
 Senior Controls Engineer Skills:
  • Minimum BSEE, preferably master’s level education.
  • Must be creative, flexible, and self-motivated.
  • Rockwell Automation Plant PAX system
  • Emerson Delta V DCS system
  • Knowledgeable of all applicable local and international electrical codes

Career Transitions: Find Your Dream Job or Hire the Best Talent

Career Transitions is a leading recruiting agency that specializes in helping employers find their next critical hire and job seekers find their dream job. Our team of experienced recruiters are dedicated to finding you the perfect match for your open position or helping you find the right job for your skills and interests. We offer a variety of services, including:

  • Recruitment: We match talent with open jobs.
  • Contract staffing: We place technical and exempt professionals in temporary or contract assignments that can become full-time positions.
  • Outplacement: We provide terminated or laid off employees with tools to be competitive in the job market.
  • Career management: We help you develop your career and reach your goals to be the next leader.

Career Transitions is committed to providing you with a high-quality talent acquisition experience. Our diverse candidate database and extensive recruiting experience reflects our commitment to match qualified candidates to employers' open positions. We work diligently to ensure that you receive efficient and effective services. We specialize in connecting employers with qualified technical and exempt professionals in many fields, ranging from accounting and finance to engineering and technology, and human resources to sales and marketing.

We are also dedicated to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), (IE&D), and ESG initiatives with our clients. We support equal opportunity employment and those who provide support for veterans and people with disabilities. Choose Career Transitions contingency, retained, or contract talent acquisition services to find your next hire or dream job.

Visit our website today to learn more about how we can help you.