Job Overview

Senior Controls Engineer

Job Title: Senior Controls Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Texas
Reference: #4889
Contact Name: Mark Ainscough
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2020 14:26

Job Description

Job: Senior Controls Engineer

Industry: Additive Manufacturing

Location: Texas/California

Salary: Competitive

A world-class materials and machine manufacturer, working in the Additive Manufacturing industry are looking for a Senior Controls Engineer to join their team, either in Texas or California. This position centers around integrating 3D printers – the printers themselves, and the processes that make them great.

The role in question will see you working extensively with support and programming of coordinated-motion. As well as this, you’ll be programming using C++, C, C#, .net, and PLCOpen. The company is also looking for someone with experience of advanced motion controls and knowledge of sensing and instrumentation.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Knowledge of communication protocols as CANOpen, TCP/IP, UDP
  • Knowledge of Fieldbus systems: CAN bus, EtherCAT a plus
  • Demonstrated skills for automation design and optimization.
  • Develop system upgrades.
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware issues.
  • Understanding of general electrical drawings
  • Strong skills on software version control and project documentation
  • Develop HiL test procedures based on requirements

What you’ll need:

  • BS/MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, CS (with hardware experience)
  • Extensive experience in design/build/test
  • CAD (SolidWorks preferred, 2Khrs minimum) – part/assembly/draft/BOM + simulation/FEA (mechanical, thermal, EM)
  • Strong knowledge of mechatronics and components – bearings, motors, encoders, controllers, dynamic structures
  • Git for Version Control
  • Agile methodology is a plus
  • Self-motivated and self-directed - comfortable working in a lean, fast, agile team
  • Good English communication skills – Mandarin, Japanese, German, Spanish a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically 3-5 days per month. 2-3 international trips per year may be required.

The Package:

  • Opportunity to participate in an employee stock program
  • Discretional vacation/holiday time
  • Visa assistance
Click to apply, or for further details call Mark Ainscough on +44 (0)1257 268273 / Email: