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Aerotek Controls Engineer in Columbia, Missouri


• Develop PLC solutions to meet manufacturing operation needs • Support the design and engineering of programmable logic controls (PLC’s) and modifications for wide variety of manufacturing production equipment • SCADA system and HMI controls development • Represent and support Engineering team during R&D phase of new machines and concepts • Provide support for programming and troubleshooting of production equipment, computerized equipment, Personal Computers, and Programmable Logic Controls. • Support model year changes and warranty process changes. • Design and implement process changes to improve cost, safety, quality, speed, and data integrity. • Maintain and troubleshoot computerized machinery. • Provide technical support as needed. • Assist with special projects.


Allen-bradley, Programming, Plc programming, Hmi, Rockwell, Electrical, Automation, Integration, Integration design, Integration testing

Top Skills Details:

Allen-bradley,Programming,Plc programming

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • BSEE accredited university/college (open to 2-year/tech school degree depending on industry experience)
  • 5-10 years of experience of PLC programs from scratch, troubleshooting, HMI development and training and mentoring less experienced team members.

Experience with Siemens (5%) and Allen-Bradley (95%), Rockwell, Microsoft SQL, HMI

Candidates who come from integrators strongly preferred. Integrators who build equipment and service robots, servo presses and cameras on equipment. Experience with ANSI.

Disqualifier: Faster pace than machine shop type or people coming from integrators who don’t want a plant environment where it’s faster paced.

Additional: - Ability to lift/move 20-50lbs. Ability to stand/sit for extended periods of time - Arrive to work on-time consistently - Flexible schedule and ability/willing to work overtime if needed - Ability to travel - Active driver's license and passport required

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.