Controls Engineer

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Eagle Rock, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger – five successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Position Summary:


The Controls Engineer / Electrical Programmer provides the highest quality electrical design of control systems on the Maag family of equipment. Working independently but supported by sales and sales engineering, the incumbent is the electrical PLC representative for the customer’s controls equipment.


Candidate Requirements:


  • In-depth understanding of 3-phase motor controls, Allen Bradley, Siemens PLC’s programming and HMI screen design, and related products is desired
  • Ability to read & understand motor control ladder logic drawings. Motor control design ability is a must, along with valve control, relays, timers and related control equipment
  • A thorough knowledge of PLC programming systems with Siemens and Allen Bradley controls considered a plus
  • A thorough knowledge of Engineering and Manufacturing practices and methodologies is desired
  • Ability to work effectively with networking, and internet devices is a plus




  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering / Technology, or a related field of education, or relevant experience is required


Work Environment:


Generally, controls / electrical programmers work in a plant setting. One of their main tools include a computer with proprietary software to create, and modify their programs. While performing the duties of this job in a plant setting, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration, hot equipment, hot and cold weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud and PPE may be required.

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: Roanoke

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