JMP Engineering Inc. Controls Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa

JMP Solutions runs on the skill and expertise of Controls Specialists. They are responsible for virtually all of the technical work with respect to projects and service provided to customers. The role of Controls Specialists comes with a variety of different responsibilities and options to pursue many career paths. As a Control Specialist, you will:

  • Create, design and implement outstanding controls systems solutions for industry

  • Interface with customers and provide service and support on any automation projects that fall under our scope of responsibility

  • Provide value add in the areas of project management and business development

What Would a Typical Day Look Like?

  • Working on various stages of automation and control projects

  • AutoCAD

  • PLC Programming: Primarily Allen-Bradley Controllogix. AB PLC-5 and Siemens would be an asset

  • HMI Design: Primarily Allen-Bradley FactoryTalk View

  • Vision: Primarily Cognex

  • Motion Control: Primarily Allen-Bradley

  • Safety Systems design and programming

  • MES: Familiarity with PLC to MES system integration an asset.

  • Commissioning: Local Travel 30% and throughout USA 15%

  • Troubleshooting/Testing/Debug

  • Attending to field service and emergency calls

  • Participating in customer meetings from a technical perspective

  • Participate in planning sessions that will identify industry business drivers and trends that will serve as the basis for developing key offerings to our clients

  • Given the client-focused nature of the work, employees may be required to work over weekends or outside of standard business hours as needed and travel throughout Canada / USA.

  • Managing portions of projects as assigned:

  • Assist with quoting

  • Materials ordering

  • Budgeting

  • Other general project management responsibilities

What Qualifies You for this Opportunity?

  • An Electrical/Mechanical/Computer Engineer or Technologist with a minimum of 5+ years of experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC-5, SLC500, ControlLogix), HMI Programming, AutoCAD/Electrical Design, Debug/Testing/Commissioning

  • Knowledgeable regarding industry or manufacturing processes (agricultural processing, automotive, food and beverage and pharmaceutical environments is beneficial)

  • A proven self-starter

  • Motivated by challenges

  • Works well with a variety of different people from diverse backgrounds

  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written

  • Motivated and passionate about working with people and overcoming challenges through collaboration and a win-win paradigm

Who is JMP?

A mature, North American company founded in 1987 with 14 business units across the US and Canada, JMP serves the Fortune 1000 space providing engineering services and turnkey solutions in the areas of process automation, control system integration, information and analytic solutions and smart robotic applications.

We are CFE Media’s 4th fastest growing Systems Integrator in the world on the 2018 System Integrator Giants list, a “Best Workplaces Canada” award recipient from 2013 through 2017 and the only company in the world who is a Rockwell Automation Solution Partner, CSIA and RIA Certified.

Why Join the JMP Team?

At JMP we invest in our employees. JMP provides a very challenging work environment and believes in treating all employees with respect and providing equitable compensation. We empower our employees to use their creativity and problem solving skills daily. We have a solid performance management system and a supportive leadership team to help us achieve our personal and corporate objectives.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

JMP Solutions has an accommodation program in place that provides reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact Human Resources