Arnold Packaging - Controls Engineer – Arnold Automation

Controls Engineer – Arnold Automation

Job Summary:

Arnold Automation provides custom automation solutions in a wide range of industries with an emphasis on end-of-line applications. We are currently seeking an experienced controls engineer to join our engineering team and contribute to our customers’ productivity improvement efforts. You will contribute to the group’s efforts through all phases of projects, from concept generation and proposal, through design and implementation. The ideal candidate is a creative and flexible thinker, experienced in industrial automation, who is eager to both learn and teach, in a hands-on environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design of control systems for industrial automation projects including wiring and panel layouts, as well as pneumatic controls. Document those designs using AutoCAD.
  • Program PLCs, HMIs, motion controllers, and robots .
  • Handle any required communications within systems, with other equipment, or with customer software, such as ERP.
  • Contribute to the panel building and wiring processes as needed.
  • Lead the start-up, testing, and de-bugging process.
  • Contribute to the installation and start-up effort at customer facilities. Some projects are local, others will require travel. Travel requirement can be up to 40%.
  • Provide troubleshooting support for existing equipment.
  • Contribute to system documentation, including as-built drawings, manuals, etc.


  • BS Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant experience; automation, robotics, machine controls
  • Ability to design power and control circuits, including panel layouts
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Understanding of machine safety
  • PLC & HMI programming skills (Allen-Bradley preferred)
  • Ability to program Fanuc robots
  • Analytical, problem solving, and hands-on skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

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