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Automation/Controls Engineer

Dennis Group is looking for an experienced Automation/Controls Engineer for our Atlanta office. 

About the Job


You will participate in the design and implementation of production strategies as part of our engineering team.  You need to possess a fundamental understanding of designing control systems in a manufacturing environment. This position is client facing and to be successful, you will be a professional, self-motivated, and energetic individual with excellent communication and inter-personal skills. 

  • Design and troubleshoot both software and hardware necessary for control systems utilizing PLCs for integration of manufacturing systems.
  • Network infrastructures - Ethernet, DeviceNet, AS-i, Profibus, etc. - design, diagnose, and troubleshoot
  • Control panels - safety circuits, I/O, networks - design, specify, wire, and procure

  • Design, specify, and procure electrical equipment, e.g. MCCs

  • Specify, procure, configure, and troubleshoot controls hardware and field instrumentation

  • Develop bid documentation for Electrical, Automation, and Low Voltage (network, security) vendors

  • Interface and manage installation contractors during construction

Controls Engineers routinely work both in our office and at client sites during installation and startup/commissioning/qualification phases of a project. Candidates should expect periods of overnight travel totaling approximately 50% of the year. 


About You 

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in systems integration for manufacturing systems required

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree required

  • Proficiency with MS Office and AutoCAD (electrical schematics, layout/building drawings, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley/Rockwell or Siemens processors a must

  • Familiarity with database programming skills a plus

About Us

    We plan, design, engineer, and build food plants for major brands across the country and the world. For the past three decades, we’ve focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry, helping your favorite brands put your favorite foods in the grocery store. Simply put, food isn’t one thing we do, it’s all we do.

      Dennis Group offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off including an open vacation policy, as well as bonus, profit-sharing, and 401(k) plans.

        Dennis Group is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.