Sr Controls Engineer

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

Cincinnati, OH, US, 45227

Req ID:  12000


The Sr Controls Engineer designs and develops PLC programs for material handling equipment. This position has comprehensive knowledge of equipment, business and customer requirements that drive the design of the technical solutions and participates in all phases of product development lifecycle, including the analysis, design, electrical designs, installation support, electrical installation debugging and support of other complimentary engineering staff associated with the electrical hardware engineering. The Sr Controls Engineer works independently to resolve site requirement changes, and support solutions to complete designed equipment installation.

Do you like being on the road? This position travels to job sites all over the U.S. up to 65+% of the time. You keep airline, car and hotel points. You get paid travel, Per Diem and bonus incentive opportunities. 

Must have a valid Driver’s License. 


•    Programs systems to support equipment operations.
•    Interfaces with internal engineering/project management and customers to determine system requirements.
•    Supports electrical installation via interfacing to electrical installers.
•    Debugs electrical installation of controls and motor components.
•    Additional duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    5+ years previous professional engineering experience 
•    Regular travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally is required.
•    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).
•    Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
•    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. 
  • Valid Driver's License.

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

The Matthews Industrial Automation division of Matthews International designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of technologies and solutions for industrial automation applications including marking and coding, and warehouse automation. Our integrated systems identify, track, control, and pick products at the highest levels of accuracy. 

Our focus on innovation is leading to rapid growth in each of the solution areas we provide: product identification, warehouse automation and applied automation technologies.  

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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