Automation Controls Engineer

MAC Incorporated

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Automation Controls Engineer Deming, New Mexico
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The Controls Engineer at our Food Processing/Manufacturing facility  researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, and systems.  The Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for commercial and industrial uses.
  • Designs and directs maintenance personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.
  • Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations.
  • Plans/develops projects and manages them to completion.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Provides solutions as the subject expert on troubleshooting of controls and electrical systems.
  • Complies with OSHA and all plant safety requirements.
  • Other commensurate duties may be assigned.




This job has no supervisory responsibilities.




  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in food processing (packing plant—pouches, cans, glass) leading electrical/controls/mechanical maintenance functions preferred.
  • Should have experience working in liquid fill or other consumer packaging.
  • Hands-on experience with PLCs, HMIs, and programming.
  • Knowledgeable of electrical code/safety requirements.
  • Must have the following attributes:
  • be well organized, results oriented, and have effective problemsolving ability,
  • possess strong leadership and team building skills,
  • be computer literate – MS Programs and AX experience is desirable,
  • be influential and able to interact effectively with people at all levels,
  • be able to work alone or in a team environment, and
  • show good judgment and sound reasoning skills.
  • Competency in Spanish is desirable.


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