My Northern Wisconsin

Covering Ashland, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Vilas Counties


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Job Description

Design and develop controls systems to automate processes and machines. Perform a wide variety of control design and application duties including, implementation of control algorithms in software, development of software data file structures, terminal display formatting, and software for data transmission with detailed emphasis on programming using PLC languages, motion control logic, and other higher-level languages. Develop, implement, and employ debugging and maintenance software in the development and maintenance of company products and related equipment. Structure machine parts for engineering projects and design machine drawings for engineering projects including schematics, panel layouts and other engineering drawings.

Essential Functions

Assist with developing engineering and functional system specifications based on sales, customer, and technical personnel

Assist with programming hardware/software to support machine-based control systems

Assist with and/or maintain program documentation related to diagnostics, information systems, data collection and communication with other peripheral equipment

Furnish documentation to product assembly and may assist with check-out, machine installation and startup of basic mechanical functionality and control system software

Design and develop basic electrical equipment

Prepare basic schematics, assemblies and bills of material with a focus on controls systems architecture

Travel to customer sites to support commissioning and startup of industrial equipment

Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Knowledge and experience with automated controls platforms such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, Beckhoff and B&R.

Knowledge of Control & Instrumentation Theory and Application; small computer and microprocessor programming techniques (Motion Control, PLC and Visual C++ languages)

Ability to read basic electrical controls schematics and other drawings

Knowledge of, or experience with, agile scrum methodology preferred.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical or controls engineering

Typically 2+ years' experience is preferred. Candidates who recently graduated from college will also be considered for entry level engineer position

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ​

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.
(This post was last modified: 04-15-2024, 01:37 AM by My Northern Wisconsin.)