Controls Engineer

Williamsville, New York, United States expand job description ↓


Ashton Potter Security Printers is the leader in the industry providing global product security solutions that connect the physical and digital worlds. Our best-in-class capabilities include but not limited to, Offset, Flexo, and Intaglio Web Printing along with Ink Jet and Offset Envelope Printing.

Why Join Ashton Potter?

To participate in a legacy of excellence, a vision for tomorrow and a passion for security!

We are seeking a motivated Controls Engineer with strong manufacturing experience to join our team. The candidate will have the ability to influence and develop new practices, evaluate and improve current system designs, and help the company grow through improved methods, processes, and flow.

Essential Job Functions

Provide training support to Operations personnel in the proper setup, function and control of automated manufacturing equipment

Design electrical and electronic hardware systems for machine control

Programming controls for process and temperature control

Repair activity that is beyond the skill set of the maintenance staff in the capacity of electrical, electronic, and manufacturing system and equipment

Performing and maintaining equipment validation at a level satisfactory to cGMP compliance

Electrical part of Equipment PM Program development, implementation, and maintenance

Support in the development of new customer products, processes, and equipment needed for implementation

Participate in the design and build of custom machinery for internal and external use

Technical writing of procedures, manuals, and documents as needed

Programming of PLC applications and HMI interfaces from a variety of manufacturers

Generate electric circuit drawings, various wiring diagrams, power-system schematics

Defining, requesting and coordinating the purchase of electrical materials, components, equipment, and support services for the construction, assembly, and conditioning of prototype parts and machines


Five (5) + years of relevant work experience

General understanding of various engineering disciplines and manufacturing processes

Experience in writing PLC programs

Excellent problem-solving ability and critical thinking skills

Experience in reading and updating electrical schematics

Proven ability in panel building of electric, servo, and motion systems

Proven experience with troubleshooting complex controls systems based on PLCs and PC based systems

US citizen or permanent resident


B.S. in an engineering discipline preferred


Great benefits offered including medical, dental, 401K, cross training program, and more!

Ashton Potter, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Please Note: Candidates must submit to a background check, including credit, criminal and past employment and be able to pass a drug test to be employed by Ashton Potter Security Printing.

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