Mark Andy Inc.
  • 07-May-2018 to 06-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • NPD Engineering
  • Chesterfield, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical / Dental / Vision / 401k / Holidays

Controls Engineer

Mark Andy Inc. is the Total Solutions Partner to the printing industry with a mission to be 'the supplier of choice with high quality innovative solutions that drive customer profitability.' The company responds to business needs by offering the broadest portfolio of equipment, the largest consumables distribution and now the most robust service infrastructure to better support printers and converters around the world. For more information, visit 

Mark Andy is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with sales and distribution offices worldwide.  

Position Summary

Perform project leadership, engineering design, development and problem solve equipment, manufacturing and supporting processes. Responsible for all phases of machine control design.

  • Recognized for application of theoretical Electrical and controls engineering knowledge and process understanding
  • Lead/coordinate the integration/validation of assigned projects
  • Recognize, define and develop new electrical/control system concepts
  • Direct the modeling of components/assemblies for machine segments or modules meeting specifications
  • Specify and select vendor components
  • Provide designs that are manufacturable and meet safety standards
  • Present and participate in review of designs
  • Complete assigned work within established schedule
  • Lead/coordinate completion of design documentation with minimal errors including part and assembly drawings, Bill of Materials, assembly / programming / calibration instructions, schematics, point to point diagrams, harness diagrams, source code, and appropriate project files
  • Demonstrate the development of creative solutions or alternatives to assigned electrical/control systems problems/opportunities
  • Demonstrated proficiency in PLC operation, integration, and programming
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Graphical User Interface design and programming
  • Understand roles of other disciplines and provide project support as appropriate
  • Participate in team processes and contribute to team objectives
  • Communicate fully with supervisor, project lead, team members, and others that have a need to know in a timely, effective manner
  • Abide by corporate policies and quality system procedures
  • Carry out job responsibilities in a safe manner and contribute to safety and well being of self and others
  • Assume responsibility for designs valued up to $500,000
  • Train less experienced personnel on established methods and facilitate transfer of technical knowledge

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Demonstrated competency in design and use of engineering system tools
  • PLC Programming (Ladder, SFC, Structured Text)
  • Familiar with electrical codes such as NFPA-79, NEC, UL, and EC standards
  • Familiar with branch circuit design
  • Demonstrated competency with:
    • Synchronized motion control
    • PLC programming
    • Closed loop control (PID)
    • Networking concepts
  • Exhibits willingness and ability to increase knowledge through continuous education

Education/Experience Required

  • 4 year electrical technical degree OR BSEE preferred, MSEE a Plus
  • 5-10 years related experience in PLC 

Personal Skills Required

  • Interact with others.
  • Work in high stress environment.
  • Deal with interpersonal conflicts.
  • Work with difficult customers.
  • Work in an office/manufacturing environment.
  • Coverage during certain periods.

Work Environment

  • Climate controlled office environment, no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like. May have limited exposure to manufacturing areas that require the usage of PPE.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to sit. Occasional walking, standing, stooping and kneeling. Frequently lift up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. 

Mark Andy Inc. is an equal employment employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor, which is prohibited by applicable law. 



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