Controls Engineer (m/f/d)

IPTE LCC Alpharetta GA | 321

Job Summary

Responsible for designing, developing, debugging and/or maintaining controls software for production machines specific to customer specifications.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Work with other engineers and team members from IPTE facilities worldwide to commission production equipment
  • Use understanding of test control systems to support development of automation equipment (electrical, motions, pneumatic & fluid controls).
  • Design of hardware, using standard available parts, components and modules (market solutions, private IPTE-standards or solutions specified by the customer)
  • Communicate as needed with design engineers, purchasers, technicians, external contractors, suppliers and customers
  • Work within project assignment constraints including scope, budget and timeline
  • Understand health, safety and quality compliance standards for the country in which the work is performed
  • Develop and debug machine software including but not limited to:
    - Allen Bradley Program Logic Controller (PLC)
    - Siemens Program Logic Controller (PLC)
    - Omron Program Logic Controller (PLC)
    - Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) for machine control and user interface
  • Program and debug industrial robots for production applications
  • Program and debug servo drives for production applications
  • Develop and execute machine testing documentation (performance and safety)
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Read and understand mechanical, electrical and pneumatic drawings
  • Communicate required mechanical, electrical and pneumatic changes to machines to colleagues during debug and installation phases
  • Provide status updates to customer and internal IPTE stakeholders
  • Provide on-site customer training and support
  • Support the development of proposals/quotations for new projects being bid by IPTE

Qualifications/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Electro-mechanics or similar
  • Must have minimum 5 years’ experience with Allen Bradley PLC platforms in the automation industry working with production equipment, experience in automotive or electronics manufacturing is preferred.
  • Experience with PLCs’ including Siemens, Omron, Beckhoff is preferred
  • Experience with programming and teaching industrial robots is preferred
  • Experience with machine vision applications (Cognex, Keyence, etc.) is preferred
  • Practical knowledge of electrical design including ability to read and interpret schematics
  • Proficient and fluency of PC based Microsoft Suites
  • An ability to work effectively with customers according to deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure is essential
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, which are necessary within a project both internally and in relation with the customer
  • Ability to work in teams and independently to solve technical challenges
  • Travel more than 35% (National and International)

At IPTE, LLC we offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

IPTE, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  At IPTE, LLC we are committed to attracting and retaining a qualified and diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Please apply online and send your CV to the following email address

6245 Shiloh Road - Suite B
Alpharetta GA 30005

t.a.o. David Holland

Tel. +1 (470) 695-7875

E-mail: David Holland


Please apply online and send your CV to the following e-mail address (t.a.o. David Holland):

+1 (470) 695-7875

Benefits at IPTE

Corporate Benefits
Home Office
Flexible working hours
Flat hierarchies
Exciting tasks in an international group
Interesting training opportunities
Permanent employment