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Controls Engineer

Newport News, VA

February 13, 2023

Controls Engineer

Short Facts

  • Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA, USA
  • Engineering
  • Employee

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Deliver the system for a project, fully tested and documented to site to the required specifications and project timing

Responsible for application engineering of IPC/PLC systems for fully automated Warehouse Control Systems.

Design, coding, specification and test of PLC/IPC software.

Required to provide out of hours (pager) support for installed control systems (ROTA)

Focal point for development, and on-site technical & commissioning issues

Bring to the team

BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science /or equivalent experience in the field of controls software engineering


2+ years logistics automation experience programming PLC platforms, Allen Bradley ControlLogix and CompactLogix

Proficient using LAD, STL programming languages

Ability to read and interpret electrical schematic drawing

Highly Desirable

Knowledge of and experience with:

Beckhoff TwinCAT


Knowledge of and experience with:

Siemens S7 and TIA PORTAL.



C++ or C#

Scripting languages

Knowledge of electrical / controls engineering

Ability to create controls designs using Swisslog’s standardized building blocks as well as identify existing PLC code issues

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

We Offer

Swisslog offers challenging work in a globally networked environment as well as competitive base salary, comprehensive benefits including health/dental and 401k! United efforts of our employees represent the basis for developing and delivering the best solutions for our customers.

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