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Controls Engineer

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Monroe, MI, US, 48162

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

TWB Company is North America’s market leader for tailor welded products with locations in Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee, Ontario and Mexico. Formed in 1992, TWB is a joint venture of Worthington Industries and BAOSteel.  The company developed the tailor welded blank market in North America and is the leading manufacturer of tailor welded products in the NAFTA region supporting JIT production and services to the automotive industry.  The company’s technologies are helping automotive companies produce stronger, lighter vehicles.  


TWB  Offers:

  • Generous benefits package starting on Day 1 including medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, and holiday pay  
  • Lucrative Quarterly Profit Sharing
  • 401k retirement plan with company contribution and employee match
  • Education assistance 
  • Employee development and training with opportunities for growth


The Controls Engineer is responsible for project requirements involving control panel design, PLC programming, instrumentation, check out support, and start-up assistance.  Engineering responsibilities include designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining the controls system (logic software and hardware) to meet machine and integrated system requirements.  Develop Schematics detailing control system configuration and wiring, and design equipment panel layouts on AutoCAD software. The Controls Engineer will assist with initial start-up and debug integrated systems and the development of systems. 


  • Developing, evaluating, improving, and documenting automation processes
  • Develop and implement process control techniques and procedures for automation used in a 24/7 manufacturing environment
  • Analyze the automation processes and identify ways of enhancing quality, cost, and throughput of those processes
  • Work closely with production and maintenance departments to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees
  • Provide automation support to production departments in multiple locations to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems
  • Support company policies, procedures, goals, and objectives

Desired Experience

  • Ability to troubleshoot 480 VAC power systems
  • Hands-on experience programming Allen-Bradley SLC500, Control Logix systems, and Rockwell HMI systems
  • Experience with motion control systems
  • Knowledge of servo motor systems
  • Proven experience with Computer Numerical Controllers (CNC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and Auto Cad
  • Experience working directly with welding processes
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required to effectively communicate throughout the organization
  • Strong analytical ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Able to perceive needs and work independently
  • Data driven problem solving approach including root cause analysis


Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Electro- Mechanical Engineering

TWB is considered an Employer of Choice operating under a long-standing philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule. TWB and its subsidiaries, are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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