Process Controls Engineer

Columbus, OH, USA


Job Number: 6285

Do you have at least two years of PLC programming experience? Are you looking for the next step in your automation career? This Process Control Engineer position is a great opportunity to grow in the automation/medical industry with virtually NO TRAVEL!

You will work on technical projects about 70% of the time on the plant floor and 30% at your desk. This position is for the evaluation and implementation of automation and controls improvements to enhance the efficiency, quality, compliance, customer service, and safety of manufacturing operations. Evaluate existing process controls, suggest and evaluate controls improvements. In addition to PLC/HMI programming you will provide technical support to projects, including automation design, implementation, and validation. Works on projects with more experienced engineers and managers.

This role is 100% onsite at their manufacturing facility in the Columbus, OH area.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Electrical Engineering. Other engineering disciplines may also be considered: Chemical, Mechanical, or Biomedical engineering.
  • A minimum of 2 years of automation experience is required. Preferred experience: controls or automation engineering, developing machine and process control systems, in one of pharmaceutical, food, medical or cosmetic industries.


  • Must have at least 2 years of experience programming PLC and HMI: Allen Bradley, Factory Talk, WonderWare, Siemens, Zenon, 505 Workshop, or Lookout.
  • Robotics experience.
  • Mechanical design experience with SolidWorks or AutoCAD is strongly preferred.
  • Must have a good understanding of electrical troubleshooting and a basic to intermediate understanding of engineering disciplines.
  • Have awareness of the broader equipment strategy and contribute to it.
  • Ability to receive general project direction and solicit input from more experienced engineers.
  • Requires the ability to independently make decisions that impact the attainment of project objectives.