Controls Specialist (Bradley PLC Programming, Robotic Systems, Vision Systems, Ladder Logic) in Canaan, CT


On Site
Depends on Experience
Full Time
No Travel Required


Controls Specialist
Bradley PLC Programming
Robotic Systems
Vision Systems
Ladder Logic

Job Details

Controls Specialist (Bradley PLC Programming, Robotic Systems, Vision Systems, Ladder Logic) in Canaan, CT

2+ years of experience

POSITION: Controls Specialist (Bradley PLC Programming, Robotic Systems, Vision Systems, Ladder Logic)
LOCATION: Canaan, CT (onsite position)
DURATION: Full-Time Position - onsite in Canaan, CT
SALARY: Excellent Compensation with benefits + 401K + relocation
SKILLS: Controls Specialist, Bradley PLC Programming, Robotic Systems, Vision Systems, Ladder Logic


For one of reputed clients in medical technology industry, we have an immediate need for a Controls Specialist.

Controls Specialist will provide direct electrical support for existing and new production equipment. This includes:

  • Identifying and implementing corrective actions for equipment for improved performance.
  • Assisting the electronic technicians with troubleshooting.
  • One of a group of plant controls specialists who are SMEs for technical direction.
  • Support and coordination with the manufacturing team to improve overall equipment operating efficiencies.
  • Supports efforts for continuous improvements of safety, quality, and cost.


  • Focus on production equipment: identify critical issues on equipment that are negatively affecting performance, formulate corrective actions to these issues, and implement these actions in a timely manner.
  • Follow all relevant safety, quality, and technical procedures in the process.
  • Act as a controls resource for manufacturing projects, or assist the controls specialist in project support.
  • Proficiency in electrical design, machine controls, programming, and troubleshooting highly desired, with knowledge of established safety standards.
  • Technical Capability in Electrical Troubleshooting: respond to calls from the production floor to diagnose and fix electrical issues with machinery.
  • Flexibility for shift coverage required, as needed for business requirements and requested by the supervisor.
  • Communicate with production leadership in terms of priority and status.
  • Document work performed in a timely and detailed manner in work logs.
  • Professional Support Attitude: work closely with production operators and technicians to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Availability to respond to occasional calls on nights and weekends.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • An active member of the manufacturing team to drive performance.
  • Critical member of a multi-functional teams focused on new process and new equipment design, build, and installation.
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. or Vocational/Technical School Diploma (Curriculum: Electrical Fundamentals, Electrical Troubleshooting)
  • CERTIFICATION: (Any schooling for electrical fundamentals, troubleshooting)


  • Associate's Degree in Electronics / Electrical related field.


Minimum of 2 years Electrical Troubleshooting such as reading machine schematics, investigating wiring and component issues, PLC and ladder logic solving or Robotic systems and Vision systems.


Controls Understanding and experience with Allen-Bradley PLC programming a plus. Experience working with electrical drives and robotics a plus. General PC skills required.
Machinery A background in electro-mechanical systems and troubleshooting them, especially in a manufacturing environment, is a plus.
Documentation Must be diligent in daily use of machine logs to record the work performed.
Reliability Electronic technician coverage is vital to plant operations, must be very reliable.