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Latitude, Inc. PLC Automation Technician in Owings Mills, Maryland

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Automation Controls Engineer

Design, develop and implement all aspects of electrical control systems related to equipment and machinery for the corrugated box industry. Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software. Create project enhancements to existing HMI systems, monitor and troubleshoot equipment in the field. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is provided.


  • Perform design and engineering functions in accordance with accepted practices and company standards.

  • Prepare project scopes of work, preliminary design concepts, and cost estimates for small projects. Assist in gathering field data and preparing project specifications.

  • Documentation of system, software, and configuration processes.

  • Designs, develops, and coordinates all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery.

  • Program, simulate and test automated machinery and processes.

  • Supports the Service Department with machine fault resolution and related controls. issues. Service needs may develop in the evening, weekends, or holidays, and may include occasional travel.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or related field preferred

  • Minimum five years’ experience with machinery or factory automation.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience using/programming PLC’s, drives, operator interfaces and servos.

  • Experience with B&R, Rockwell/AB, GE, and/or Siemens and comfortable in ladder logic and structured text.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 - $35.00 per hour

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