Controls and Automation Engineer

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly

Job Category:Supply Chain

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:In Office

Location:Boulder, Colorado  [In Office]

Job ID:117446

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is seeking a talented and experienced Controls and Automations Engineer to join our client’s dynamic engineering team. As a Controls and Automations Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design, development and implementation of advanced control systems and automation solutions. The ideal candidate will have expertise to contribute to improving operational efficiency, optimizing processes and enhancing overall system performance.

Controls and Automations Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement control systems and automation solutions for various processes and equipment
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand system requirements and develop control strategies that meet project objectives
  • Conduct detailed analysis and modeling of systems, components and processes to optimize performance and ensure robustness
  • Develop and implement software applications for programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and other control devices
  • Program and configure PLCs and other control hardware/software to achieve desired system functionality and performance
  • Perform system integration and troubleshooting to identify and resolve issues related to controls and automation
  • Conduct thorough testing and validation of control systems to ensure compliance with specifications and standards
  • Provide technical guidance and support to internal teams and external stakeholders during the implementation and commissioning of control systems
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies related to controls and automation engineering

Controls and Automations Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in controls engineering, automation engineering or a similar role within food manufacturing
  • Strong knowledge of control system design principles, process control and automation technologies
  • Proficiency in programming and configuring PLCs, such as Allen-Bradley, Siemens or Schneider Electric
  • Experience with HMI development and SCADA systems
  • Solid understanding of electrical and electronic systems, including sensors, actuators and communication protocols
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations governing control systems and automation
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex systems and identify effective solutions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development in a supportive work environment. If you are a highly motivated and skilled Controls and Automations Engineer looking for an exciting challenge, apply today!

Thank you, 

Rachel Stewart
Project Manager

LaSalle Network


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.