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Controls Engineer II

  • Location:
    Holland , Michigan
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  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
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A Controls Engineer II job in Holland, Michigan is available courtesy of Modis. In this job, you will provide Controls Engineering support for our client’s products and services worldwide. Direct other Controls Engineers-Level 1 and Electrical Technicians, to design and document new products and product line enhancements of an electrical nature. This permanent position offers competitive benefits, top salary, and is scheduled to start as soon as possible.

Controls Engineer II job responsibilities include:

Works with manufacturing to determine the best manufacturing processes for existing and new products. Works with quality personnel to ensure that all quality aspects of product design and manufacturing are met by applying engineering principals under minimal supervision. Other responsibilities include the following:

Utilize engineering principals to design products from information provided by Mechanical Engineering Department and R&D Department.
Review electrical Bill of Materials for consistency and accuracy.
Monitor wire stock and order replacement wire as needed. Monitor electrical stock and order replacements as needed. Determines proper material selection by performing static and dynamic engineering calculations with the aid of computer-aided design (CAD, personal computers (PC) and calculators).
Analyzes electrical costs by performing mathematical calculations. Applies calculated data, with material costs, to determine total product material costs.
Works with other engineering designers to review form, fit and function of product designs by utilizing CAD and PC’s.
Provide project leadership on major installation or revision of machines and equipment. Including direct production of electrical controls. Weld wire ways to machine bases, run conduit, pull cables, read blueprints and wire machines accordingly, track BOM parts and make sure they arrive on time. Work with assembly department to coordinate timing of wiring and machine startup. Build electrical panels, assist in machine disassembly for shipping. Test safety circuits.
Documents all projects and maintain in master engineering file. Insure that a bill of materials and electrical schematic are placed in the engineering file of each machine.
Design and assemble prototype product using power and hand tools. Lifts/moves parts weighing up to 40 pounds, during engineering evaluations to determine form, fit and function.
Assist and Support development programs which will increase cost efficiency resulting in smoother workflow for manufacturing. Including testing and analysis of materials, processes and prototypes. Prepares test requests, monitors tests, and evaluates test performance per agency and industry standards.
Analyzes competitive products by evaluating materials, manufacturing processes, product performance and packaging.
Contacts and when necessary visits customers, suppliers, and agencies to obtain information relative to existing products, purchased parts, material selections, or manufacturing processes.
Travel and provide engineering field support for machine installation, startup and service for all of customer base and/or our dealer/agents, maintaining optimum quality customer service, as required.


BS degree in electrical engineer (or related) or equivalent experience – required.
Must have minimum of 5 years of similar professional controls engineering experience – preferably in the packaging industry.
Electrical wiring experience in an OEM atmosphere.
Must have experience in RSLogix 5000, Logix 500, FactoryTalk View ME, Siemens WinCC and Step 7 V5.
Must be able to debug machine wiring, and high and low voltage circuits.
Attention to detail and quality of work, is self-motivated and has the ability to see what needs to be done.
May include machine design, tooling, controls or field maintenance, mechanical desktop, 3-D drawing, and AutoCAD.
Must have MS Office experience, with a proficiency using Excel, Word, etc.
Excellent communication skills, inter-personal skills, and team player.
Must be able to travel 30%, and have valid US Passport.

If you are interested in this Controls Engineer II job in Holland, MI then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis go to If you have questions about the position please contact Amy Alix at

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