Controls Engineer II

Bastian Material Handling Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 2 months ago

10585 N Meridian St. Third Floor, Indianapolis, Indiana 46290
1821 Bastian Ct, Westfield, Indiana 46074

The Controls Engineer job position falls under the Bastian Controls Team. The Controls Engineer is responsible for multiple controls projects and will be capable of all phases of a controls project including: concept and research, sales and sales support, estimating, component selection, network design, panel design, ACAD layout, purchasing, device troubleshooting, PLC programming, HMI tagging, on site installation and debug, and after sales support. The Controls Engineer helps our company meet its mission to help our customers excel in their markets by providing the best material handling system solutions and technology. The Controls Engineer will also help develop new controls processes, lead the integration and development of new controls technologies, assist in solving complex technical problems, and help train and develop the more junior controls engineers.

General Duties:

  • Conduct full scope of controls project services as outlined in the overview above.

  • Estimate, quote, and sell controls projects with emphasis on the Louisville FSE opportunities.

  • Deliver successful controls projects with regards to customer satisfaction, schedule, time, budget.

  • Communicate with other Bastian team members effectively. Keep receptionist advised of schedule. Check and use voice mail / e-mail diligently. Maintain the team relationship.

  • Attend training and become certified in applicable controls technologies or programs.

  • Communicate strategic information regarding suppliers, customers and competition.

  • Support the Systems Checklist for systems projects.

  • Develop processes to help support our team growth.

  • Solve problems for our team and customers

  • Attend weekly controls and Louisville sales meetings and other scheduled meetings on time.

  • Recruit and critique key suppliers of technology/software.

  • Maintain a consistently positive, enthusiastic attitude.

  • Promote Bastian in all appropriate forums.

  • Train and mentor junior engineers.

  • Any and all job duties as assigned.

Superior Performance Objectives:

  • Help our customers to be successful in their specific markets.

  • Deliver projects that meet or exceed customer's expectations.

  • Deliver projects under budgeted time and hours.

  • Meet project schedule.

  • Develop repeat customers.

  • Contribute to project teams, providing help outside of controls scope when required.

  • Be a great team member and contributor within the office.

  • Establish beneficial relationships with our key supplier products and services.

  • Develop new controls techniques or equipment that will help maintain Bastian as a leader in our industry.

  • Accurate and competitive estimating for controls opportunities, help or sales people land sales through demonstrated integration experience.


  • Bachelors of Engineering. Masters of Engineering (preferred).

  • 5+ years experience, PLC programming experience, panel design experience, hands on and mechanical capabilities, controls project managing experience.

  • Extremely computer literate with MS Office products.

  • AutoCAD experience.

  • Material Handling Integration experience.

About Bastian:

Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is an independent material handling and robotics system integrator providing automated solutions for distribution, manufacturing, and order fulfillment centers around the world. Our team specializes in consulting, system design, project management, maintenance, and installation, while sourcing the best equipment and automation technology. We take great pride in providing exceptional service and flexibility to our customers.

In addition to exciting work at a growing company, we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match

  • Vacation/Holiday Pay

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Work Schedules

  • Volunteer Work

  • Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions

  • Company Meetings & Events



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