Controls Engineer

Contract position: A manufacturing company considered one of the world's leading innovators in materials science is seeking a Controls Engineer in the Harrodsburg, KY area. This is a 9 month CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. No relocation assistance is available.

Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer

  • Focus on rebuilding, continuous improvement, and cost reduction projects as well as first generation projects for the Harrodsburg plant. Projects will involve software and electrical power solutions.
  • Provide electrical & controls support for the production processes
  • Daily production support involving troubleshooting, problem solving and working with the equipment maintenance organization

Requirements for the Controls Engineer

  • BS Degree (EE or Electrical Engineering Technology) and 5+ years of discrete automation experience OR AS Degree and 7+ years of experience
  • Proficient with PLC, HMI and Motion Programming, low voltage power systems (600V and below)
  • Familiarity with programming in ladder logic or equivalent (#1 Manager must have)
  • Fanuc robot TP programming / setup, experience with PLC / HMI / Motion Programming - Rockwell, Mitsubishi or GE Proficy, and TUV certification in machine safety a plus


  • Health Insurance
  • 401K

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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Company Description:

Randstad is a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. From temporary staffing to permanent placement to in-house, professionals, search & selection, and HR Solutions, Randstad holds top positions around the world and has approximately 31,100 corporate employees working from its nearly 4,700 branches and in-house locations in 40 countries.


We are a company built on a deep network of expertise that crosses industries and geographies. We recognize that talent comes in different forms, that every business has its unique challenges and opportunities. And our recruiting experts are skilled at marrying talent and business—identifying the ideal professionals for an organization’s culture and its teams, its needs and its goals.

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