Electrical Controls Engineer - Dayton, Ohio United States - 42674


Job #: 42674
Title: Electrical Controls Engineer
Job Location: Dayton, Ohio - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Company is the leader in building presses and has very few competitors around the world.  Financially very solid.  Has never had any layoffs in the last 100 years.  Collaborative teams, lot of autonomy.  Steady growth.


Opportunity to join an ISO certified leader that custom designs, manufactures and supports hydraulic press systems for various applications like molding rubber and composite materials, screw presses for synthetic rubber processing and for the separation of liquids from solids, and oilseed equipment used to extract vegetable oil from seeds and nuts, and to produce biofuels. Company has been on a steady growth mode and has upgraded its manufacturing plant with state-of-the-art equipment.
We are seeking a talented Electrical Engineer to design, program, and troubleshoot systems of electrical and hydraulic controls for custom designed equipment such as hydraulic compression molding machines, polymer dewatering and drying machines, and oilseed machines.

  • Reviews scope of supply and functional specifications of equipment with the project manager.
  • Diagrams logic system for functions such as sequence and timing control using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Designs arrangements of linkage of conductors, relays, PLC’s, flow valves and other components of electrical, electronic, and hydraulic devices using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Designs interface system, including pushbuttons, switches, and Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) displays using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Develops Bill of Materials for scope of supply required on the project.
  • Confers with Assembly Team Electrical Assemblers and Wirers to resolve problems regarding building of control systems.
  • Reviews schematics and control configurations with customer’s representatives to answer questions.
  • Observes operation during trial run of programmed machine and equipment operation to verify that electrical signals in system conform to specifications.
  • Designs controls for optimizing operator interface with existing plant control systems.
  • Debugs control issues such as hydraulic/electrical interface faults/errors.
  • Follows all ISO 9001 Quality Procedures and Work Instructions.




  • Associates degree and/or relevant experience
  • A minimum of five years of experience designing electrical components and troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic controls in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, ladder logic, electrical and hydraulic schematics, and PLC programming instructions.
  • Knowledgeable in computer assisted engineering and design software and PLC’s.
  • Strong ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to respond to customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write proposals and articles for publications.
  • Working knowledge of mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Must be able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Willingness to travel to customer locations, generally 10-15% of the time.
  • Strong communication and effective presentation skills.

Competitive salary, benefits, relocation and opportunity to grow.

University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years


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