CTG Forming Controls Engineer in Painted Post, New York

Title: Forming Controls Engineer

Location: US-NY-Painted Post

Job Number: 18201768

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Project Duration: Consulting Position, 10 months with possible extension or direct hire

Project Location: Painted Post, NY

Job Title: Forming Controls Engineer

Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm, with no expected overtime

Travel: 20% local travel estimated

PPE: Standard PPE will be required and supplied. Rx glasses are not reimbursable

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Focus will be design, install & troubleshooting of automated process machines, material handling systems, and automation in client’s manufacturing plant in Erwin, NY.

Member of cross-functional Controls Engineering team responsible for support and functionality enhancements required for advanced manufacturing of automation and process machine systems in manufacturing.

  • Serve as an Electrical Controls resource for design, installation & troubleshooting of production equipment in the Batch, Forming, Drying, Cutting, Firing areas of the Diesel Manufacturing facility in Erwin NY to support the manufacturing of Diesel Filters.

  • Serve as the primary controls resource for Line 2 Dryer system during the Line 2 Startup project. Troubleshoot and provide long term solution to open electrical and controls issues with the Line 2 Dryer system.

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with Operations and Maintenance to provide project electrical and controls support for the Forming Dept. Focus will be to safely deploy new equipment and technology and get equipment in operation and performing at established rates and quality.

  • Control system design, programming & troubleshooting will include but not limited to, Programmable Control Systems, Human Machine Interfaces, Robots, Motion Control,

Measurement Systems, Instrumentation, Dryers, Kilns, Material Handling Systems, Networks, Computer system hardware / software application support for MES and data collection systems.

  • Individual must be capable of executing assignments, in a team based environment, with minimal supervision.



Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering or Physics, preferred, with 5-10 years of engineering experience with demonstrated success designing, developing and implementing, robust state of the art control solutions using machine / motion control systems, flexible automation, robotics systems, and electro-mechanical systems into manufacturing.

Must Haves:

  • Allen Bradley PLC & machine/ motion control experience

  • Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine / motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, programming, and system integration

  • Demonstrated knowledge of control systems design, programming, and systems integration with understanding of open loop and closed loop control systems

  • Familiar with state of the art technologies in the following areas: control systems integration, controls architectures, PLC’s, motion control systems, electro-mechanical drive systems, robotics, part sensing, vision, risk assessment, and safety systems

  • Ability to work in a team based environment and participate on a highly matrixed team

  • Possesses an understanding of general mechanics and ability to apply it in troubleshooting and system design

Highly Desired Skills:

  • Fanuc Robot Experience

  • Control system (PLC, motion control, safety devices, high level languages) and vision programming skills (Wit, Labview, Cognex, Helcon)

  • Computer science skills in hardware, software, VB, Database & C programming

  • Knowledge of glass and ceramic manufacturing

  • Prior experience moving a new product or process from development into manufacturing

  • Knowledgeable in applicable national and international electrical and robotic design and safety codes

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

  • All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)

  • Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version resume and salary requirements to mary.nelson@ctg.com.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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