Controls Design Engineer- ATC Automation

Tasi Group Cookeville , TN 38502

Posted 2 months ago

  • Position is located in Cookeville, TN*

Relocation Assistance Available

ATC Automation (ATC) designs and builds custom automated assembly and test equipment for industries including transportation, life science, energy storage, and consumer goods. With over 40 years of experience, our innovative design and build teams embrace today's ever-changing global manufacturing environment. ATC is looking to hire an experienced mid to senior level Controls Design Engineer to run and support multi-million-dollar custom automation projects. Fast-paced, team-oriented, highly organized, detailed-oriented, and top-notch communication skills are all descriptors of the ideal candidate to fill this role.

This is a full-time position with a full benefit package, that is direct hire with the opportunity of professional growth and additional growth opportunities across our corporate organization. This position is located at our HQ in Cookeville, TN reporting to the Business Unit Manager.

This position is not approved to accept 3rd party applications.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Create pneumatic and electrical prints with working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical. (schematics)

  • Read and analyze electrical and pneumatic prints. (schematics)

  • Verify conformance of components to customer specifications.

  • Create bill of materials.

  • Perform test and de-bug activities.

  • Develop complex programs to operate devices and machines- Ladder logic or equivalent

  • Use voltmeters, ammeters and oscilloscopes.

  • Understand proper wiring methods.

  • Have excellent computer skills and a high level of proficiency in software to design ladder logic and machine controls. May also possess advanced programming skills in data base development and machine control.

  • Communicate with customers to determine machine performance criteria.

  • Have a thorough understanding electrical and pneumatic devices.

  • Have disposition authority on rejects and rework.

  • Knowledge of electrical and controls engineering theories and principles

  • Knowledge in PLC and Human Machine Interface (HMI) controls

  • Knowledge in the selection and use of mechatronic components: proximity switches, laser optics, photo electric, vision sensors, pneumatics, servos, actuators, etc.

  • Installation of completed automation systems

  • Travel is required

A Controls Designer creates electrical and pneumatic schematics, analyzes prints, troubleshoots, and debugs electrical and pneumatic designs, determines material and component specifications, and writes programming to operate machinery at a high level of proficiency. This is a mid-level position, capable of designing and troubleshooting complex electrical functions while working independently and cohesively with your teammates.

ATC Automation is the Automation segment of TASI Group. The TASI Group of Companies is comprised of four technologically advanced Strategic Business Segments commonly linked by a disciplined focus on Product Integrity, Package Integrity, Automation and Flow. Each TASI company delivers world-class products and services, focusing on our global customer needs in diverse market segments. TASI has served several thousand global customers over the years and enjoys a very high rate of repeat customers, many of which are Blue Chip Global Companies. Major Markets include: Automotive, Medical Devices, Life Science, Pharmaceutical, Packaging, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Consumer Goods and General Industrial Equipment.

A virtual tour and more information regarding our recent addition, Life Sciences. Division of ATC Automation can be found here:

Your work will be primarily unique in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented work environment working with other motivated professionals. The ideal team member will also embody the same motivation and professionalism as our current team members with a desire to deliver exceptional projects within budget and schedule while ensuring customer satisfaction.

High School and Vocational Technical School with 5+ years of experience as an electrician.


Associates degree in electrical engineering technology and 2+ years as an electrician.


Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. Advanced degree highly desirable.


4 to 10 years of relevant work experience.

ATC Automation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

  • Position located in Cookeville, TN*
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