Controls Engineer

Sekisui Voltek, LLC
Coldwater, Michigan 49036
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

At Sekisui Voltek, our focus is the creation of crosslinked, closed-cell polyolefin foams that establish us as a recognized leader in the industry. Our manufacturing facility in Michigan together with as sales offices located throughout the United States make us the leading manufacturer of crosslinked polyolefin foam in North America. As a High-Performance Plastics Company within Sekisui Chemical Company, we are an integral part of a worldwide network dedicated to problem solving, continuous improvement and complete customer satisfaction. 

We are looking for a Manufacturing Controls Engineer to provide design, development, installation and troubleshooting support for all electrical, electronic, PC and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems for the facility. This position will develop and implement software interfaces, user interfaces, data collection systems. You will collaborate with the Engineering Team to assists and train maintenance, production or other employees as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports control systems utilizing programmable logic controllers (PLCs), manufacturing PCs input and output devices, a/c and d/c motors, and frequency drives.
  • Develops and implements software interfaces, user interfaces, and data collection systems.
  • Checks vendor supplied drawings and/or information and transfers into project drawings.
  • Develops layouts, detail drawings, parts lists and schematics on a PC based CAD system.
  • Produces engineering specifications that can be used for the fabrication and installation of new or improved equipment.
  • Assists and trains maintenance, production or other employees as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters.
  • Develops operation manuals and provides training to relevant personnel.
  • Interfaces with outside vendors, engineers, and other personnel within the Sekisui organization.
  • Participates and/or supports Continuous Improvement activities. Uses TQM tools to present activities in a case study format.
  • Performs Project Management for electrical/controls based Capital projects.
  • Works safely and adheres to plant safety rules and regulations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or technical discipline
  • Experience with PLCs and other industrial related hardware and software programming
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and project management skills



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k retirement plan with company match, company performance bonuses, paid time off, and more.


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Controls Engineer

Sekisui Voltek, LLC
Coldwater, Michigan 49036

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