Controls Engineer 2nd Shift

Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Arthur, IL, US, 61911

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: CHI Overhead Doors

Location: Arthur, IL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:


The Controls Engineer will have exposure to real-time control systems and manufacturing applications. They will be responsible for designing, implementing, and programming manufacturing execution systems, reporting systems, and real-time control/ SCADA applications. This role in particular, will have a heavy focus on troubleshooting and maintaining existing automation systems.


Additional Job Duties:


  • Evaluating and specifying performance criteria, installation, and configuration requirements for process and automation control equipment, including PLCs, HMIs, machine network equipment, and motion control systems.
  • Evaluating, inspecting, testing, and specifying performance criteria, bill of material, methods of construction, and installation of control panels
  • Writing detailed control logic descriptions and programming requirements to meet the design intent of the garage door manufacturing processes
  • Extensive troubleshooting of complex, integrated factory automation systems
  • Preparing written operations and maintenance manuals for factory automation systems
  • Other duties as assigned by management 



Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline and or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) experience or SCADA experience, Inductive Automation preferred
  • Database, PLC, HMI, and SCADA experience
  • Strong troubleshooting PLC programming experience (Siemens preferred)
  • Siemens S7 PLC Programing, including data and function blocks
  • Simotion
  • Profibus, Profinet, and Ethernet IP
  • RS View
  • RS Logix 5000
  • Experience creating new systems and starting up new projects
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Decatur