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    POSITION: Controls Engineer

    Wild Goose Canning – Meheen Manufacturing (WGM) is the premier canning and bottling solution for the craft beverage industry. Through innovative engineering and experience, WGM designs and builds custom systems that allow craft producers to create their highest quality products with unprecedented precision and versatility. Built over decades, WGM's industry-leading expertise ensures the quality and consistency of every batch from tank to can and bottle.

    The Control Engineer will work within the Research & Development department to develop electrical and controls system solutions based on engineering principles as well as analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, safety standards, and motor controls.
    • Participate in design review activities/meetings; communicate product status and identify obstacles to meeting pre-defined timelines
    • Design, prototype, and develop bills of material for filling machines and systems
    • Deliver prototype products to internal and external customers on time, every time
    • Work closely with the production team and provide input at early stages of product development to ensure product requirements can be met using robust/proven manufacturing methods
    • Document product/process changes related to prototype
    • Update ERM with pertinent manufacturing data obtained during prototype manufacturing and BOM development
    • Support the manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration.
    • Create customer documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings
    • Work with the assembly team to answer questions from and/or solve issues with any production machines during the build and check out
    • Provide support to the sales & service organizations to answer questions from and/or solve issues for existing and potential customers

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a similar applicable discipline
    • 0-3 years of experience in machine design
    o Preference will be given to candidates with food and beverage packaging industry experience

    • Demonstrated problem analysis and creative problem resolution skills
    • Experience with ethernet protocols
    • Experience with PLCs (Codesys preferred)
    • Preference given to candidates with AutoCAD experience, especially electrical panel design
    • Experience with ERM software (NetSuite preferred)
    • Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments. Ability to architect programs that are simple to test, well documented and versatile.
    • Ability to work closely with manufacturing personnel to produce and test prototype products with minimal disruption to production schedules
    • Ability to work with service technicians to diagnose and resolve issues with machines in the field

    It is Wild Goose – Meheen’s policy to provide an equal employment opportunity to all individuals. We are committed to a diverse workforce. All employees are responsible for supporting the concept of equal opportunity and diversity and assisting the company in meeting its objectives. Wild Goose – Meheen prohibits discrimination based on employees' and applicants' race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable federal or Colorado state law.

    Job Type: Full-time
    Location: Louisville, CO
    Benefits: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits offered
    401k plan with match offered
    Paid time off provided
    To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to and include “Controls Engineer” in the subject line