Job Title: Controls Technician

Department: Research & Development
Reports To: Director of Research & Development
Location: Peculiar, MO

Position Overview

This position is responsible for PLC programming, electrical diagrams, robotic integration, and motor selection.

Essential Job Functions

  • Design, write, install, and start up PLC programs on all new and existing equipment.
  • Training of R&D and Maintenance personnel in PLC programming, debugging, and trouble shooting.
  • Support R&D department and companywide needs for electrical wiring, programming, debugging, and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment.
  • Assembly of electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems on machinery and equipment.
  • Hands on assembly of new and modified machinery and equipment.
  • Ensure all aspects of an operation or process meet all specified safety and quality regulations.
  • Monitors multiple projects while assuring compliance with approved methods and quality standards.
  • Analyze project requirements and support design with electrical, mechanical, robotic and motor selection and calculations.
  • Define equipment and parts from suppliers.

Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to design machine control programs using Allen Bradley and Automation Direct software.
  • Robot programming and vision system integration.
  • Working knowledge of the theory of machine tooling process.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings.
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow directions and work harmoniously with supervisors and operators.
  • Ability to balance several projects and remain composed under pressure.
  • Superior knowledge of electrical hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanical assembly.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience in machine design.

Please submit all resumes with experience and qualifications to
No phone calls or recruiters please.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.