Controls Engineer III

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Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Dover Corporation

Colder Products Company (CPC) is the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings, fittings and connectors for plastic tubing. At CPC, we believe that fluid handling should be safe and easy. We engineer our connection solutions to improve the overall functionality and design of  equipment and processes for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets. Special features of our products include precise hose barbs for superior grip, built-in shutoff valves for preventing spills, and easy-to-use, push-button thumb latches for quick connecting and disconnecting. CPC is a Dover company based in the Minnneapolis/St. Paul area with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

The Controls Engineer will ensure that the manufacturing plant is running smoothly and efficiently while meeting quality and safety standards for the goods produced. Success will be achieved through the analysis and evaluation of production processes to recommend and implement optimizations for information flow and accessibility, product quality, capacity, and cost through automation and integration of technology and systems.



  • Design and develop HMI, MES, and SCADA systems built around the Ignition platform using SQL, Python, JavaScript, and other languages and technologies.
  • Implement and integrate equipment used in assembly processes having capability for statistical process control (SPC). Develop and maintain SPC control charts and monitoring systems.
  • Create, modify, and maintain programs for machines, robotics, and systems.
  • Perform troubleshooting for process equipment hardware and programming of controllers such as PLCs and HMIs.
  • Analyze automation equipment failures and propose solutions to address the failures so that they do not recur.
  • Analyze plant processes and recommend new technologies, equipment, or systems to streamline operations.
  • Lead/coordinate Statement of Work (SOW) and User Requirements Specification (URS) documentation to ensure equipment meets intended application.
  • Coordinate work from suppliers supporting maintenance, new equipment, integration, or other work.
  • Ensure new automation equipment is implemented and functions to the intended design and applicable automation standards.
  • Create electrical schematics and other engineering support documents for new or existing equipment.
  • Perform automation work in compliance with all area safety procedures and policies.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned to meet business needs.




Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other related technical discipline.
  • 5 years of related experience in the field of automation and robotics.
  • Understanding of machine motion & terminology.
  • Able to read, understand, analyze, and problem solve electrical schematics and engineering related software programs.
  • Strong computer skills with experience using CAD software and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project).


Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • HMI and SCADA programming experience.
  • Allen Bradley PLC programming experience.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

CPC Culture
Here are CPC, we are committed to respecting and valuing people, collaborating, and having high ethical standards. We have a passion for creating the best connections in the world.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting and empowering new team members. Our team has a wide range of experience levels and tenures. We are focused on building an environment that supports knowledge-sharing and mentorship.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Finding the right balance between your personal and professional life is important. We offer a Monday-Friday schedule. Our business hours are from 8am-4:30pm. We also provide paid holidays and PTO and paid parental leave.


We are an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Machinist, Manufacturing Engineer, CAD, Drafting, Engineering, Manufacturing

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