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Electrical Controls Engineer I

Warroad, Minnesota
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
The Electrical Controls Engineer works on the CEG (Custom Equipment Group) Controls Team to program, upgrade, specify, and maintain all controls for the manufacturing equipment throughout the Marvin facility based in Warroad, MN. This individual will work closely with manufacturing, maintenance, and engineering personnel to design, implement and support the needs related to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and operator controls. Responsibilities include working closely with vendors, suppliers, engineers, and project teams to facilitate the transfer of new equipment, technologies, and products to the production floor through capital acquisition; as well as, improving machine efficiency and striving to enhance current systems to meet the needs of the future.

Highlights of your role

Investigate projects to understand the scope, working closely with Project Managers or Equipment Acquisition/Designers.
Work with suppliers to specify and select electrical components, design electrical controls, and create drawings and bills of materials.
Assist the Equipment Acquisition/Designer with machine concepts to determine proper control schemes for functionality, flexibility and cost.
Design control systems, use drawings to detail control panels, electrical schematics and control diagrams.
Write equipment description of operation for operator's manuals.
Attend and actively participate in department meetings, trainings, or events.
Provide technical support of electrical controls and programming related issues.

You are a good fit if you have

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 4-year degree in a related field required
1-3 years of electrical controls design/acquisition experience
1-3 years of PLC programming or motion control programming experience
1-3 years of experience with text-based coding languages including Python, Java, and C++
Knowledge of AutoCad Electrical preferred

Your opportunity for better living

At Marvin, we're driven to imagine and create better ways of living. And that goes beyond our customers, to our communities and the colleagues beside us every day. We offer competitive compensation, an extensive benefits package that includes health insurance on day one of employment, paid time off and paid holidays, and a 401K retirement savings match.

We also support your overall wellness in other meaningful ways, including your own company-funded well-being account that can be used for anything from travel to a day at the spa, gym memberships or fun experiences with family and friends. Relax and unwind the last week of the year with an additional paid week off during our company-wide shutdown. You will be rewarded through our profit-sharing program, which recognizes the important role all employees play in making Marvin a success year, after year.

As a premier company with locations across North America, Marvin's portfolio also includes three additional premium brands: Infinity Replacement Windows, TruStile Doors, and Marvin Coastline. Together, we share one purpose and live our values. Our culture is built on generations of doing the right thing and putting our people first. Join us, and experience better living at Marvin.


This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee. Accommodation may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position.
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  • Job Reference: 706684198-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Marvin
  • Location: Warroad, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent