Controls Engineer

Betz Industries, Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI

Posted Date 5/05/2021

Betz Industries, Inc. is looking for a qualified, experienced and hands-on Controls Engineer to assist and oversee the design, creation, installation and maintenance of large-scale electronic equipment or machinery for foundry operations.

Controls Engineer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in evaluating control systems, products, components, and applications.
  • Assists in evaluating new manufacturing and control technologies, adapting into specifications as appropriate.
  • Create and maintain electrical and control documentation.
  • Identify shortcomings that could be opened by automation
  • Design systems that can automate processes.
  • Keeps equipment operating by performing periodic audits, troubleshooting breakdowns, requesting supplies, defining and reviewing preventive maintenance plans.
  • Inspect systems to ensure they meet safety regulations.
  • Will have frequent exposure to general manufacturing shop floor.

Controls Engineer Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering preferred but not required.
  • 3-5 years of PLC programming and engineering experience
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Allen Bradley
    • Simatic
    • Factory Talk View Studio
    • RSLinx
  • Working knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives and DC drives.
  • AutoCAD skills to draft schematics
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are necessary since reports and verbal explanations are frequent.
  • Demonstrated self-starter and detail orientated is a must.
  • A proven ability to work well within in a "Team-Based" work environment.


  • 401(k) – with company match
  • Pension - 100% company paid
  • Health insurance – 100% company paid
  • Dental insurance - 100% company paid
  • Life insurance - 100% company paid
  • Disability insurance - 100% company paid
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid Time Off


Job Type
Full time
Apply normally -or AIP (Apply in Person)
Optional (Apply in Person -or- Submit Application)

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