Controls Engineer

Location: Spokane, WA


Your role with us:

As a Controls Engineer for Pearson Packaging Systems, you will prepare detailed secondary packaging equipment designs based on written specifications of desired machinery functions, including panel designs, wiring schematics, and instrumentation layout. You will prepare detailed specification, BOM’s, and cost estimates for our customers, and provide support to Sales, Project Management, Assembly, and Service both in the field and on the phone as needed. Travel up to 25% may be required.

Does this sound like you?

You have advanced technical skills.  You have experience generating and validating concepts as well as designing and coordinating assigned projects. You are skilled in the programming and troubleshooting robots, ideally FANUC.

You are a strong communicator.  Technical skills? Check. But can you also provide engineering support to cross-functional teams  and customers in a professional manner? Strong communication skills are critical to this role.

You can navigate through change.  You see change as an opportunity to improve rather than an obstacle to overcome. You can modify solutions to quickly adapt to customer requests.


How you will contribute to our growth:

  • By working alongside our Sales, Service, Project Management, and Assembly teams to deliver quality products to our customers
  • Through designing high-performing, robust, reliable, and competitively priced machine solutions for our customers.
  • By quickly and creatively solving engineering challenges, allowing machines to be delivered on-time and within scope


What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of PLC, HMI, Servo control, and integration experience. Allen Bradley Logix PLCs and PanelView Plus HMI’s is a plus.
  • AutoCAD experience. AutoCAD Electrical experience is a plus.
  • 3+ years robotic integration experience
  • RIA and electrical code knowledge
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Excellent technical, verbal communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills


What we will offer you:

  • Competitive industry compensation
  • Our top-tier Health and Wellness Plan offers ease of mind and ensures that you and your family are well taken care of.
  • Time and time again, we have been recognized amongst the most progressive workplaces in our industry.
Pearson Packaging Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.