Alliance Automation
560 Bonnewitz Ave
Van Wert, OH 45891

Controls Engineer III


Position Overview:

Controls Engineers work in both an office environment when engineering control systems and on the shop floor in Van Wert, Ohio for commissioning and debugging of equipment. The Controls Engineers work closely with the Mechanical Designers, Electrical Designers, and Machine Assembly personnel as required to design systems and develop code for automation projects. They are expected to interface with the customers at both our facility and the customer’s facility for Runoff and Machine Acceptance.

Top 5 Responsibilities:

Program Within Budget

Ability to Concept and Quote

Lead Project Teams

Troubleshoot System

Proficient at Interfacing with Customers

Other Responsibilities:

Meet deadlines and take a project from start to finish

Lead large and small projects both at our facility and at the customer’s site

Design system architecture for machine control systems, including electrical schematics and network diagrams

Specify and Program Data Collection systems that interface with the PLC/PAC

Interface Controls Architecture with M.E.S. Systems

Lead teams of controls engineers for larger projects

Assist the applications team with quoting and estimatingTravel with equipment to customer sites for installation and training



5 to 10 years of experience

Related degree or equivalent work experience

Be proficient in multiple platforms of Automation and logic controllers

Be proficient in multiple platforms of vision systems

Be proficient in multiple robot platforms

Understand programming, commissioning, and debug labor hour requirements for any size project

Career LevelExperienced

What We Offer:

Alliance Automation benefits include, but are not limited to:

Wage based on experience

Company Profit Sharing

Paid vacation

Sick time


401k Plan with match

We provide our employees with a safe, clean, climate-controlled environment

Alliance Automation