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Job title:  Sr. Controls Systems Engineer

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Metals - Processing
Contract location: 

Canonsburg, PA, US

Working location:  Canonsburg, PA USA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.


ANDRITZ METALS Inc. is the North American headquarters for the ANDRITZ METALS division of ANDRITZ.  As part of their goal to be North America’s most highly regarded provider of thermal and strip processing technology ANDRITZ METALS Inc. is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Controls Engineer.  Typical projects include all aspects relating to industrial furnaces to steel, aluminum and strip processing manufacturers.   Typical project scope includes combustion/controls upgrades, furnace rebuilds, field service, and complete equipment design/supply/install/commissioning.



  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or Automation Engineering preferred. Experienced Automation Technologists will be considered.
  • NFPA 86 guidelines with regard to electrical design requirements.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with Rockwell ControLogix PLC and HMI systems for automated machine control. Experience with Siemens S7 PLC and VFD equipment.
  • Must have field checkout and startup experience in an industrial environment, preferably with combustion and material handling equipment.
  • Skilled in the use of the following software: RSLogix, RSView, Wonderware, Siemens Step 7.
  • Familiar with electronic interface systems such as Ethernet, Device Net, and Profibus between PLC systems, VFD and MCC equipment, and HMI computers.
  • A self-starter capable of working independently, as well as within a multi-disciplined project team environment.
  • Must have good skills in maintaining vendor and customer relationships.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to become hands on involved when needed.
  • Strong communication, organizing, planning, and inter-personal skills.
  • Willing and able to travel for commissioning both domestically and internationally.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office products. 



  • Overall project technical responsibility and coordination.
  • Larger projects (above $300K), this position would include a Senior role as a lead engineer.
  • Software Design and functional description writing for the various systems. 
  • Technical purchasing specification and requisition writing
  • Fabrication and panel inspections
  • Attend customer technical meetings
  • Develop and maintain project work schedules
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Must have initiative. Will work independently and collectively.  Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge.
  • Domestic and international travel is required including potential for longer duration travel associated with startup/commissioning duties.  Must be physically capable to perform required activities associated with onsite work

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  5456

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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