Controls Engineer
Reddwerks Corporation - Austin, TX

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POSITION/TITLE : Controls Engineer
DEPARTMENT: Professional Services
FLSA : Exempt

Headquartered in Austin, TX, Reddwerks offers outstanding career opportunities in a growing company that is changing the way Fortune 500 companies manage their multiple distribution operations and facilities. We work with the largest retailers and distributors in the world, solving their most complex supply chain problems.
To meet the growing demands of our customers, we plan to grow our team by 50% by the end of 2013, and we’re looking for really smart people to join our team.
Our customers look to us for operational excellence, and we look to our employees for the same. Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package make Reddwerks an intelligent choice, while a fun and challenging work environment makes it a compelling one. Reddwerks is looking for smart, energetic, motivated people who thrive in a creative and quality driven environment. At Reddwerks, your talent and hard work will be rewarded.

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree (Mechanical/Industrial/Electrical Engineering preferred)
Minimum Experience: 5+ years experience developing controls

Necessary Knowledge/Skills:
Developing algorithms
MS suite
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
Material Handling Equipment (MHE): AXIOM and AL5010 Accu-Sort scanners; sorters, merges and photo-eyes
Conveyor Control System (CCS)
Ladder logic programming
RSLogix – 5, 500 and 5000
Control panel design

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Allen-Bradley hardware
Specifying power conversion experience
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
Print and Apply and Weigh-in-Motion

A Reddwerks Controls Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and/or maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes within warehouse distribution centers. Controls Engineers need a thorough understanding of the operational processes of Reddwerks and have a truly multidisciplinary role, working closely with colleagues across a number of functions, including operations, purchasing and design.
Designing and developing new control systems
Maintaining and modifying existing systems
Managing operations
Working collaboratively with design and software engineers, mechanical/hardware team, project managers and purchasing team
Liaising with clients, suppliers, and vendors
Project management within cost and time constrained environments
Troubleshooting and problem-solving
Understanding and ensuring compliance with applicable H&S and quality standards
Consulting with hardware team regarding advice and consultancy support
Liaise and consult with purchasing and hardware
Writing computer software