Electrial Controls

About The Company

Our client is an expanding manufacturer of Converting Equipment, Services and Custom Engineered Projects. Established in 1995, our USA made-machines are found in many of the factories that are household names across the US and abroad. They are a privately held company with approximately 20 employees. They design, build and service custom machines and provide converting services in house for various customers across the US. Their machines are known to be rugged, reliable and unique.

Your Unique Role

As the Controls Engineer, you will be responsible for the complete controls engineering function related to custom converting machines. The controls engineer’s scope of work includes preparing electrical drawings, programming PLCs & HMIs, specifying control panel components for one of a kind machines and working with our team of electricians to facilitate assembly of the machine. The Controls Engineer will utilize successful designs from previous Pinnacle machines as well as generate completely new custom designs for next generation machines. The controls engineer will also participate in various design reviews within Pinnacle and potentially with clients.


The vast majority of Pinnacle’s products are web handling or slitting machines, so a strong background in drives and web tension control is necessary. Knowledge of automated machinery and web slitting is preferred. This is an excellent opportunity for an Engineer who enjoys projects that run the full spectrum from conceptual design thru customer machine acceptance. You will also:

  • Work with sales on initial concept design for machines.
  • Generate complete electrical schematics for the entire system.
  • Specify, quote, and procure purchased parts for the machine.
  • Perform all programming for PLCs and HMIs.
  • Work closely with production during the machine build phase.
  • Periodically work with clients to maintain or upgrade the machine over its life expectancy.

What Is In It For You

  • Competitive base salary
  • Major medical & dental benefits
  • 401(k)/SimpleIRA
  • Paid vacation
  • The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Anticipated travel <10%
  • An excellent opportunity for a creative and experienced Controls Engineer that wishes to participate in designing and engineering of US manufactured custom machinery.

Seeking a Candidate With:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related controls experience.
  • 5+ years industrial machinery experience, web handling machinery preferred.
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley, Automation Direct, Red Lion, Yaskawa and Unitronics components.
  • Experienced in AutoCAD Software.
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel and Quickbooks.
  • Must have the unrestricted right to work in the United States

Location Information

  • Charlotte, NC

Interested? Apply TODAY!

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