Job title: Controls Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Salary from: USD $90,000.00
Salary to: USD $135,000.00
Location: Macon, GA
Job ID: 32200

Job Description

Controls Engineer

Location: Macon, GA

Direct-Hire & Full-Time

Growth Potential, Great Benefits & 401K


Searching for a Controls Engineer who can drive the specification, design, implementation, and maintenance of complex controls systems and software programming for advanced production equipment. This role is vital to ensuring the optimal functionality of our machinery, and you will be leading various projects that contribute significantly to manufacturing processes.



  • Proven experience in specifying, designing, and implementing controls systems.
  • Extensive experience in PLC programming from scratch is non-negotiable.
  • Strong knowledge of HMI systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, with the ability to lead and complete projects on time.
  • Experience in high-speed manufacturing is highly preferred.
  • Additional Preferred Qualifications:
    • Familiarity with DCS and robotics.
    • Prior exposure to the nuances of high-speed manufacturing environments.


Essential Duties:

  • Design, specify, and implement advanced controls systems for production equipment.
  • Lead and manage controls and automation projects from inception to completion.
  • Program PLCs from scratch and modify existing programs to improve functionality.
  • Develop and maintain HMI (Human-Machine Interface) systems for optimal user experience and equipment control.
  • Work closely with the production and maintenance teams to troubleshoot and rectify any equipment control issues.
  • Stay updated with the latest controls and automation technologies and integrate them as appropriate.
  • Optionally, work with DCS (Distributed Control Systems) and robotics to integrate into production processes.



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.