Controls Engineer



Amcor, Inc. is a diversified, internationally active, privately held, manufacturer and supplier to the global plastics industry. The company was founded 25 years ago and has grown consistently by following a simple yet powerful philosophy: “to solve customers’ problems and challenges”. Today, Amcor has several divisions and is positioned for the next level of growth both domestically and in international markets.



  • Schedule: Monday-Friday from 6am-6p or as needed
  • Salary: $70,000 to $100,000
  • Location: Engineering Department, Thomson,  Ga  




Our recent expansion has opened up the new position of Controls Engineer (IPE) located in Thomson, GA (outside of Augusta) to proactively support shop-floor continuous improvement activities as well as support industrial engineering equipment / capital projects within the manufacturing sites. The right candidate is a hands-on, high energy individual who must be a self-starter with a desire to deliver results with accountability in a fast-paced environment.

the CE will be a responsible team member working closely with the production and maintenance departments as well as other internal resources and external contractors towards coordinating and driving projects, initiatives and actions forward.

This role is a career development position best suited for an individual who wants to have an impact by managing projects from start through completion, who enjoys an environment driven by change, diverse activities and growth. You’ll collaborate with a high-energy, driven team as you assume important responsibilities in support of the company’s next phase.



To include but not limited to:


  • Utilize AutoCAD and/or other similar softwares to design Electrical Schematics.
  • Utilize Allen Bradley / Automation Direct’s software to program PLC’s and HMI’s from scratch.
  • Provide technical support and programming for modifications and upgrades to specialty equipment.
  • Designs new control panels for changes or improvements made to equipment as required.
  • Research and work with suppliers to specify controls components for use in electrical panels
  • Troubleshoot electrical and PLC logic for process and efficiency improvements.
  • Assist with specifying controls hardware for new equipment, equipment changes, poka yokes, and process improvements.
  • Ensure corporate compliance to NEC, OSHA, and ANSI standards for equipment safety.
  • Ensure consistency of processes and practices across the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position and company.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or Associate’s Degree with relevant experience.
  • 3+ years of experience programming PLC’s and designing electrical cabinets.
  • Allen Bradley, Automation Direct or other Ladder Logic PLC and HMI programming experience.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Data driven approach to problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent communicator who can understand and deliver information in a clear, open, honest and accurate method
  • Dedicated to the value of team success before individual interest.
  • 3+ years of experience programming PLC’s


Amcor Inc. offers competitive compensation and benefits. All applicants must have permanent legal ability to work in the US. For potential consideration, please apply today with your resume in MS Word or pdf format. EOE.




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