Controls Project Manager

This position provides for the successful implementation of the controls portion of assigned projects by adhering to the specified schedule; ensuring the fulfillment of the contract performance rate; Champion quality, functionality and budget. The Controls Project Manager works in a project structure together with the overall Project Manager and the entire Project Realization team.


  • Responsibile for coordinating the alignment of the project controls budget and schedule.
  • Performance tracking, progress report generation and end of project close out of assigned projects in conjunction with the entire Controls management team.
  • Collaboration with and support for, Sales, Applications Engineering and Lifetime Services
  • Support Project Management with financial planning, monitoring, and reporting for controls engineering budgets.
  • Preparation/creation/verification of project related documentation with other controls engineers.
  • Conduct meetings with the customer as needed.
  • Work within the Controls Team to supply specification and clarification of controls interfaces to third-party suppliers/components.
  • Work within the Controls Team to specify and clarify content to controls system integrators (if/when used), and managing them as to scope, budget and schedule.
  • Support for the on-site commissioning teams.
  • Support of customer training for controls related topics.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years knowledge, understanding and experience in the following:
  • Management of multiple individuals, including adhering to a budget, risk mitigation, adaptability to change and scheduling.
  • Excellent Communication skills (oral and written).
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications. Reading drawings of various formats (E-plan, AutoCAD, etc.).
  • Team building and leadership skills.
  • Experience with PLC programming and controls system design (Siemens expertise not required but a plus), communications protocols (Profibus, Profinet, Ethernet, canBUS, etc.), visualization and motion controllers.
  • Some knowledge/experience in logistics, material handling or large scale automation is a plus.
  • Self-motivation, a cooperative attitude and the ability to clearly share ideas are a must.
  • Domestic and international travel up to 50%.

Leigh Baker

+1231 798 4547
Contract Type
Full Time - Permanent
Project management / Project realisation
Grand Rapids, Michigan