Controls Engineer

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Software Specialists
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Process Control Engineer


Ecorse, MI


12months +


Years of Experience Required:

3-5 years


We currently have an opening for a Process Control/Software Engineer in the Process Control Division.

As an integral part of this highly skilled, innovative team, you will play a significant role in providing critical services to our production operations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, testing and support of process control automation systems.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for designing, developing, maintaining, and enhancing process control hardware and software solutions in a heavy industrial environment.
  • The applicant will support production hardware and software applications, SCADA systems, Graphical HMI applications and LAN communications.
  • The applicant will be knowledgeable in industrial plant process control systems, including programming and technical support

Capable of:

  • Analysing short and long-term hardware, software, equipment, and instrumentation requirements and providing appropriate and cost-effective technical solutions
  • Providing oral and written communication interfaces with departmental management, operations management, operating crews, control system support personnel, system support personnel and others
  • Providing process control support for a 24x7 industrial environment


  • Support the critical steel making operations by ensuring that process control systems are highly available and error resistant
  • Identify, participate in, and/or lead high impact process control projects that result in improvements to safety, quality, production yield and/or financial benefits
  • Work closely with the operations teams to understand requirements and identify improvement opportunities; translate into project or minor enhancement specifications, complete with work estimates and forecasted benefits.
  • Screen design, report development/maintenance, web page development
  • Support production Servers, applications, SCADA, and server network communications

Technical Skills:

  • Experience programming in C, Java, or C#
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment desired
  • Experience in operating systems, software design, programming concepts
  • Experience desired in process control systems with a mix of Windows and Linux operating systems; Oracle and MS SQL Server databases; and OSISoft's PI data historian

Notes on position:

  • At least 1 year of experience in Java or programming required
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years' experience
  • Will also consider more senior candidates
  • Manufacturing background or exposure to a manufacturing environment
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Experience with Fortran preferred


    • Must have excellent communication skills
    • Self-starter
    • Initiative