Controls Engineer (Wentzville)

Job#: 1372324

Job Description:

Apex is seeking a Controls Engineer to work at our clients Site in Wentzville, MO

Please review the details below and reach out directly to Cassie Mosqueda at cmosqueda@apexsystems for more details!

Controls Engineer

Wentzville, MO

Job Description:

As a member of the Engineering team, the Engineer will be responsible for all plant equipment controls engineering & improvement functions and overall plant operational support.

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develops implementation strategies for modifications to plant layout (AutoCAD) and production processes.
  • Modifies programming for PLCs (typically Allen Bradley), HMIs, robots, vision inspection cameras, electric torque tools and plant automation as needed – often with and while directing Maintenance team.
  • Troubleshoots problems with processes and hardware
  • Coordinates with others in order to troubleshoot problems and implement solutions
  • Provides technical assistance as needed
  • Develops, and supervises all aspects of electrical control systems for plant equipment
  • Responsible for installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software
  • Analyze plant processes, design, and implement improvements
  • Maintain quality and safety standards
  • Develops implementation strategies for modifications to plant layout and production processes
  • Designs and/or specifies work fixtures and modifies as required by production
  • Research and purchases tools and equipment as required
  • Manages projects including installation and modifications of tools and equipment by contractors and internal Maintenance team
  • Analyzes ergonomic concerns and implements solutions
  • Manages facility alterations and improvements
  • Instructs maintenance on modifications or repairs to production equipment
  • Supervises Skilled Trades for projects and to cover Supervisor absences
  • Ensures compliance with the following legislation: OHSA, CSA, ESA, PHSR, WSIB, Human Rights, Employment Standards, and Labor Relations
  • Works safely, reporting hazards and unsafe conditions, and takes all reasonable measures to protect themselves, co-workers, and direct reports
  • Uses and or wears personal protective equipment that the company requires to be used or worn
  • Performs any other duties as required in pursuance to the function of this position or as directed

Your Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Education or Experiential Equivalency
  • High School diploma is required
  • Degree/Diploma in related Engineering/Automation discipline


  • 3 years’ experience in a Controls Engineering position within the Manufacturing and/or Automotive Industry
  • Understanding of JIT (just in time) manufacturing
  • Strong understanding of industrial automation and safety requirements
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong skills in ladder logic, preferably Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControLogix 5000-5580.
  • Strong Skills in HMI Design, Preferably FactoryTalk View and Ignition; WonderWare. LabVIEW

EEO Employer

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Wentzville, MO, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
September 20, 2023