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Controls Engineer I

Job ID: JRAP22510
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2023
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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Our Controls Engineering teams are made of talented engineers who enjoy thinking outside the box with their team to solve practical problems with no standard solution. The projects we work on offer diverse experiences that strengthen and challenge individual and team skills, resulting in innovative solutions. We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking, and a general love for learning. Sound good? Come think, solve, and create with us!

JR Automation is seeking a Controls Engineer I for our Ogden, Utah location.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design, implement and document controls systems (electrical, software, pneumatic, hydraulic) for various types of automated equipment
  • Solve practical problems with no standard solution
  • Analyze the feasibility, design, operation or performance of equipment, components or systems
  • Perform hazard and risk analysis and take necessary actions to mitigate
  • Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to customer and/or Setpoint build specifications using standard techniques and approach
  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Actively participate in the machine debug, power-up and machine validation with the appropriate build teams
  • Technical management of controls architecture of assigned projects as they relate to scope, schedule, budget, quality and customer satisfaction
  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment; up to 25% travel expected yearly

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree from 4-year College or university in related engineering field, or six years related experience and/or training. 
  • Design experience for automated equipment preferred

Behavioral Skills:

  • Adaptable
  • Creative Problem Solver
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Innovative
  • Communicator
  • Develops Others
  • Team Oriented
  • Collaborative

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment. We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry. Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us!


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