Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for an on-site Electrical Engineer / Technician in Delphi, IN. This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

100% on-site in Delphi, IN.  Relocation package available.


The Controls and Automation Engineer provides engineering support for the electrical and control systems functions within operations. This position is responsible for hardware and software process control systems and equipment and will include any associated instrumentation. The Controls and Automation Engineer requires training and project management responsibilities such as evaluating areas of opportunity, designing modifications or improvements, and evaluation of need for new installations to maintain and increase operational efficiency of the process. This position will assist Maintenance, Operations, and other key personnel with assessment of, and proposed solutions to, various electrical equipment problems.

  • Manage and execute projects assigned or independently identified, from estimation and planning through completion.
  • Evaluate projects and determine descriptions, plans, timelines, resources requirements, costs and other requirements.
  • Evaluate, review, and maintain existing electrical control or automated systems to ensure maximum up-time.
  • Analyze, develop and maintain reliability maintenance/preventative maintenance procedures as needed.
  • Support operations for maximum reliability and up-time.
  • Manage hardware and software work requests.
  • Provide engineering support for existing systems.
  • Investigate feasibility and conduct thorough electrical/control analysis to determine potential operational improvements.
  • Assessing variety of complex electrical and control issues and applying engineering principles to arrive at solutions to those issues.
  • Develop and ensure that guidelines and procedures are followed for software changes and perform PLC programming modifications.
  • Create / update process descriptions, operations SOPs, and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Train maintenance and production team members on documentation and equipment operation for newly installed projects and/or new team members that are placed in critical areas.
  • Utilize engineering skills to evaluate and implement optimal methods to bridge the gap between design of a product and the final product development.
  • Work with internal maintenance or engineering team members to diagnose and correct electrical and or controls related problems.
  • Adhere to safety and food safety processes and procedures.
  • Create and deliver analysis and reports as needed.
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Automation, Electrical Design, or Controls Engineering.
  • 5 plus years controls/electrical engineering experience in manufacturing plant environment, food and/or meat processing industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of a variety electrical controls and electrical systems.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Competency with Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLCs.
  • Must be able to remotely work through system issues and decipher logic and resolve in a timely manner.
  • Ability to understand, diagnose and improve control relay logic and schematics.
  • Working knowledge of PLC controls (preferred Allen Bradley and Siemens).
  • Familiarity in all aspects of Production/Manufacturing Automation.
  • Read and comprehend various schematics and other company related documents.
  • Possess knowledge of power distribution, motors, and motor controls.
  • Must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in various environmental conditions (cold or hot).
  • Must be willing to complete various training programs.
  • Able to work beyond normal work hours and weekends as needed.
  • Must have independent transportation to work.

Application Instructions

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