Controls Engineering Specialist

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Salary: US$45 - US$60 per hour + competitive
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Contract
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A large Food and Beverage Company is currently looking for a Controls Engineering Specialist to join their team located in Chicago. This will be a contract position with a strong possibility of extension or becoming full time.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Provide expertise using all Rockwell Automation software packages and others as needed

  • Review key plant metrics/KPIs and equipment data to identify potential areas for continuous improvement then lead a team to develop an engineered solution

  • Provide second level support to the maintenance department.

  • Provide support for the manufacturing Controls networks and act as a liaison between plant personnel, corporate engineering and IT when needed (Knowledge of server systems is a plus)

  • Manage Rockwell Automation software/hardware and programs on department PC's as well as ensuring all control devices are up to date with firmware and software revisions


  • Technical degree in a related field, AAM graduation, or equivalent experience

  • Strong experience with the following software packages

  • Rockwell Controls Software

  • AutoCad (Preferred)

  • Strong overall electrical knowledge and experience with control systems.

  • Excellent communication skills and effective team building skills a must

  • Experience in a food processing plant is a plus

Schedule: Monday - Friday - 40 hours per week

Contract Duration: +6 months contract - highly likely to extend or become full time

Pay Rate: 45 an hr or higher

Location: Chicago

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