bb7 is looking for a Controls Engineer to work with a client that designs and manufacturers highly complex, custom engineered automation and machinery. This is a direct-hire opportunity located in Waukesha, WI.


  • Design, program, integrate, and document industrial control systems
  • Program PLCs and design electrical systems for complex, custom automation equipment
  • Research, select, integrate and/or invent hardware and software components such as material handling systems, material applications, assembly procedures, robots, grippers, load cells, motion controllers, sensors, safety systems, vision systems, lasers, etc.
  • Create detailed schematics, cable routing diagrams, panel layouts, and bills of materials as required for projects
  • Work in a team to debug machines
  • Go to customer sites to deliver and set-up new machines, provide follow-through


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred, Associate degree considered
  • 3-15 years of progressively responsible experience writing PLC software and/or electrical design for automation
  • Solid experience using AutoCAD Electrical and AutoCAD
  • Strong understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Successful experience troubleshooting equipment during all phases of a project
  • Ability to successfully complete technical writing for machine and system documentation
  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer

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