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Controls Engineering Manager

Brand:  Environmental Solutions
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Environmental

Sherwood, OR, US, 97140 Apopka, FL, US, 32703


The Controls Engineering Manager is responsible for the design and development of control system hardware and software for Matthew’s Environmental Solutions line of standard incinerators and combustion systems.  This position has comprehensive knowledge of equipment, business, and customer requirements that drive the design of the technical solutions. The Controls Engineering Manager plans, conducts, and leads all phases of the product development lifecycle, and is focused on delivering superior products with safe & intuitive control systems.​ This position is responsible for managing a small global team of controls engineers in support of standard and engineered-to-order products.


  • Ensuring Controls Engineering packages align with Global standards and customer inputs
  • Supporting the development of engineering standards and global processes
  • Being a representative for controls in Global Continuous Improvement activities for Engineering
  • Interfacing with the commercial team and customers to determine specific customer needs
  • Preparing specifications and technical detail to fully define project requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to all Health & Safety protocols and regulations


  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Service and Delivery
  • Continuous Improvement Team
  • Leadership


  • Producing software specifications and design documentation
  • Configuring and developing software for a wide variety of applications
  • After-sale customer support, incident follow-up, and root cause analysis
  • Partnering with the service team to improve customer experience with products
  • Developing and integrating new technology to increase reliability and efficiency of the equipment
  • Identifying obsolescence and future risks for process and product changes
  • Plannings and assigning personnel for given projects or tasks


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • 5+ years previous professional engineering experience 
  • 3+ years in a direct leadership position 
  • Periodic travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required
  • A high degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • High level of understanding of PLC’s, SCADA Systems, VSD’s and HMI displays
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting




  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; talk, hear and see.   
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high. 

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. 

The Matthews Environmental Solutions division of Matthews Memorialization is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced crematoria equipment, as well as cremation-related products and services. It is a total solutions provider for combustion products and services with a passion for the environment and success for our clients. We are a global leader in cremation equipment, waste incinerator systems, environmental solutions, service, parts, supplies, crematory management and memorial products. We have a passion for innovation and are committed to continually finding new solutions for a varied customer base. 

Matthews Environmental Solutions and Matthews Memorialization are (MATW) Matthews International companies. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon