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Controls Engineer

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MAS Warehouse Automation

Cincinnati, OH, US, 45227


Do you enjoy traveling for your job?  Do you want responsibilities that allow you make immediate impacts for your customers?  Are you wanting to grow your career with a dynamic company? 

Matthews Automation Solutions is looking for several dynamic controls engineers that will go on site to customer locations in the United States and work with our integrators to create programs designed to enhance their distribution centers and warehouses.  This is a position in which you will travel 85% of the time (all company paid, you keep all airline miles, hotel and rental car points) and be on site in a 10 day on, 4 day off format.  Matthews will fly you home for your off days or fly out your significant other if you wish.  Your priority will be programming our PLC's that control conveyor systems and robotics within the customer's DC and warehouse.  You will have full company support both on site and remotely to accomplish your work.  System training is provided to increase your already significant PLC knowledge base. 

Matthews provides a competitive salary up to 90K for experienced controls engineers, opportunity for overtime, benefits from day one, and a progressive time off program.  We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Working with a Project Manager, supports on site activities in conjunction with our customers and implementers. 
  • Programs PLC code, HMI development and verification to support equipment operations. 
  • Guides others or performs I/O checkout and wiring verification.
  • Role will be travel based (up to 85% of time) at customer sites across North America.  If you wish to sleep in your own bed regularly DO NOT APPLY!
  • Employs technical knowledge to support our customer service group.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • 2+ years previous engineering experience required. Experience in material handling/conveyor controls is preferred.
  • Understanding of electrical designs and concepts, including networking, drives, PLC and I/O.  Familiarization with Rockwell PLC's is preferred.
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.  



  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; talk, hear and see.  
  • Daily stand and walk long distances and for long periods of time; bend down and crawl under equipment on daily basis
  • 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

Our Warehouse Automation group, Matthews Automation Solutions, delivers advanced software and control solutions that improve efficiency in the physical processing of orders for retail and ecommerce distribution centers. Matthew Automation Solutions’ portfolio - including brands Lightning Pick, Pyramid, and Compass Engineering – deliver solutions for high-performance order picking, assembly and sortation, as well as warehouse control and execution systems to maximize material flow and order fulfillment throughput. 

We are in search of Controls Engineer  for Matthews Automations Solutions… 

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: Cincinnati