JBT Corporation

  • Controls Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Apex
    Posted Date 9 months ago(3/19/2018 4:16 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Technology (Engineering, Technical)
  • Overview

    The Controls Engineer is responsible for the development of both primary function and safety related control systems for new machines produced by Tipper Tie Inc. This includes designing electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems according to the appropriate domestic and international industry standards as well as internal ISO requirements.


    Design of electrical control systems containing PLC, HMI, Safety controllers and Drive systems.


    Development of software to run on PLC, HMI, Safety PLCs and Drive Systems which control the function of each machine.


    Development of software to run on PLC, HMI, Safety PLCs and Drive Systems which control the function of each machine.


    Assistance with initial assembly of prototype machines or system test beds.


    Testing and verification of proper machine operation, based on ROI machine specifications.


    Use of translated HMI text, to produce a multi-language operator interface.


    Communication with internal personnel of design changes and new product function or features, as well as communication inside the Global Group for Electronics.


    Support of Sales and Tech Services for newly released product and/or unusual or unexpected machine performance.




    BS in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Mechatronics)


    Professional Experience

    3-5 years’ experience programming PLC controls.



    3-5 Years’ experience programming Human to Machine Interfaces.


    Intermediate skill at producing electrical and pneumatic schematics using drafting software. Eplan Software Preffered.


    Proficient with use of Windows based operating systems and Office applications.


    Strong verbal and written communication skills.



    Preferred Experience


    BS in Electrical Engineering.


    Experience in a machine building   environment. (Washdown Preffered)


    Proficient with Rockwell, Siemens, and Mitsubishi controls.


    Familiar with NFPA, CE, and ISO



    Familiar with the setup and use of network communication using Ethernet protocols. (Ethernet IP Preffered)


    Experienced in the design and use of pneumatic circuits and control valves.


    Previous experience with  EPLAN

    Schematic software.


    Foreign Languages preffered: German, Chinese



    20-50% travel (Domestic and International) by standard modes of transportation, including air, rail, and automobile travel. This will include travel to other international Tipper Tie locations for participation in Global Development Projects.


    Must be able to rent a vehicle.


    Must be able to obtain a Passport.


    A single period of travel could be as much as a month but normally no more than 2 weeks per trip.


    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.


    Meets personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements.










    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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