Automation & Controls Engineer

M Force

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Controls Engineer needed for a highly reputable manufacturing company in the Morristown, TN area.  This is a direct hire opportunity.  Starting salary will depend on experience.


  • Design electrical circuits and review existing circuits for all product lines, which includes industrial boilers, electrode, and electric boilers.
  • Prepare schematic wiring diagrams using the latest AutoCAD software.
  • Develop PLC logic programs for use in boilers and burners.
  • Select components to meet the customer specifications and code requirements.
  • Assure compliance of products with applicable (NEC, NFPA, UL, CSA) codes.
  • Check with shop assemblers to confirm that they fabricate units as designed and that the design is practical (controls are accessible and are safely located, etc.).
  • Maintain UL files and records for listed products.
  • Assist customers and service technicians with troubleshooting of circuits and PLC logic. This may occur over the phone or in production test.
  • Write technical documents and descriptions of the operation of electrical circuits and PLC logic. These include electrical system descriptions and operating instructions to be used in instruction manuals provided to customers.
  • Assist other departments such as marketing in developing new products or options, service by answering inquiries, purchasing by approving alternate sources or deviations, manufacturing by helping to improve process, reduce scrap, and improve productivity.


Education Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical background
  • 2 years experience with PLC programming
  • 3-5 years electrical engineering experience
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Ability to read all applicable drawings, including mechanical, electrical and instrumentation.
  • Must have expertise and proficiency with basic office computer software, e.g. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, MS Project, Access, etc.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD for creating and editing drawings
  • Experience with Solid Works a plus
  • Boiler industry experience a plus

M Force Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. In addition to federal law requirements, M Force Staffing complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. M Force Staffing is an E-Verify Employer

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