Electrical Controls Engineer
AgriNomix
Elyria, OH

About $68,000 - $91,000 a year

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Who We Are

AgriNomix LLC is a leader in the horticultural industry as an integrator of horticultural automation equipment for large greenhouses and nurseries both domestic and international. We utilize products from over a dozen leading manufacturers as well as manufacture our own products. AgriNomix is constantly helping to meet the challenges of today’s growers with innovative and cost-efficient automation solutions.

Why Work For Us

Competitive Compensation Package, including; 401k with company match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Profit Sharing.

What You Will Do/Need (Job Summary):

The Electrical Controls Engineer will be responsible for specifying electrical control schemes, PLC and HMI Programming, commissioning, installing, and troubleshooting of both new and existing automated systems. Please note our facility is located in Oberlin, Ohio and this position requires being able to physically report to the facility on a regular basis.

Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Responsibilities)

  • Responsible for ensuring the creation of efficient, market leading controls for our products
  • Design, develop, and service all aspects of electrical control systems on in-house built automated equipment
  • Installation, programming, and technical support of PLC and HMI based hardware and software controlled machines and automated systems
  • Plan and keep up with preventive maintenance and upgrades on machines
  • Work with our technical and service teams to detect problems and offer solutions through phone and on site support to our customers
  • Maintain quality and safety standards
  • Travel to other locations to perform installation, commissioning, and maintenance repair service on machines built and / or sold by AgriNomix
  • Identify opportunities to increase production and efficiency by following market trends and new technological adaptions

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, skills, and abilities required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent education and experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in related field
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to multitask and work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What Will Make You Special (Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities)

  • Hands-On experience working with automated machinery
  • Previous PLC and HMI software experience
  • Very computer proficient, knowledgeable with both hardware and networking
  • Up to date with the latest controls and computer networking schemes
  • Up to date with current controls related hardware components and technology in general

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Working mainly in our indoor manufacturing facility
  • Some travel to customer sites throughout North America– environments can vary
  • Subjected to weather conditions and changing temperatures when traveling
  • Frequent walking, sitting, standing, use of hands, and talking

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Elyria, OH (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off