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Controls Engineer Opening

EuroSort is a global organization with industry leading product design and state of the art manufacturing of high-speed sortation equipment. We are looking to expand our Engineering department with positions encompassing all product lines of EuroSort equipment.  Join us at EuroSort and make a difference in your career!

Job Title: Controls Engineer
Reports to: EuroSort Engineering Manager
Location: Owings Mills MD

Summary of Job Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate for this position is technically competent, organized and enjoys the challenge that comes with coordinating complex problem solving in an efficient manner.  The Controls Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining PC & PLC software and documentation to control the full EuroSort product line of automated machinery.  Responsibilities include working with multiple departments and team members to meet technical and schedule objectives.  The Controls Engineer will work with the sales department in the pre-sale stage to help create best solutions for a customer’s unique need.

A successful Controls Engineer will:

  • Work independently, as well as with others to design and implement custom software
  • Provide timely technical responses, concepts, and solutions to Sales
  • Ensure specifications are clear and achievable at the start of a project and that they are recognized during the performance of the project
  • Take ownership of technical aspects of projects
  • Interface with customer’s technical counterpart to ensure expectations are aligned
  • Communicate and validate project requirements and deliveries with suppliers including integration testing and deployment recommendations
  • Initiate cost and efficiency improvements on project designs where possible
  • Update documentation for field changes and make sure documentation is adequate to handover project to customer and service department
  • Assist with production, installation, and service through technical advisory support
  • Answer support phone line during and after standard work hours
  • Respond to on-site customer service calls (during day and off business hours


  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent with 3+ years of automated machinery PLC programming experience required
  • A demonstrated knowledge of best practices for:
  • Software development conventions and documentation
  • Software development for basic mechanical mechanism control
  • Safety both in software and hardware
  • PLC software experience across multiple control system platforms using primarily structured text preferred
  • Knowledge of AUTOCAD preferred, willing to learn required
  • Basic knowledge of electrical design and documentation required
  • Basic knowledge of electrical and safety standards required
  • Experience with Visual Studio >NET Language – C# or VB.NET, preferred
  • Additional experience with database programming, PC Networking, communication protocols would be beneficial
  • Team player – able to work with all departments among EuroSort, suppliers, and with customers
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50%

Personal Characteristics:

  • Internally motivated to satisfy all customers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills- able to represent Eurosort in a professional manner
  • Independent, strong work ethic
  • Willing to seek out and accomplish all tasks necessary to complete field installations
  • Organized
  • Logical
  • Technically competent
  • Bright and quick learner
  • Solid effective decision maker
  • Innovative and flexible
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to deal with multiple projects and multiple priorities effectively

The Controls Engineer has a lot of autonomy to get the job done on schedule and must work independently and with others to successfully ensure all technical goals of a project are met in conjunction with schedule and cost thresholds.  This position has the potential to grow based on the initiative and responsibility demonstrated by the engineer.

Join us at EuroSort and make a difference in your career today!

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