Career Opportunity Detail

Controls Engineer- Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Job Category: Engineering
Date Posted: 04/03/2017
Job Description

Design Group is a leading engineering, systems integration, and technology consulting firm, capable of providing complete operating solutions for consumer products, life sciences, and other industrial sectors. Design Group provides engineering, project management, regulatory compliance, and other technology services to the world’s leading companies. Our organization is staffed by over 1,000 engineering and technical specialists, operating from over 35 offices in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Design Group also provides professional engineering, architectural and construction management services through our wholly owned and professionally licensed subsidiary, Design Group Facility Solutions, Inc.

We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique “people-centric” culture. We offer a robust, centralized learning and development program to improve the career experience for every professional.

  • • Accountable for all aspects of project execution including line layout engineering, electrical panel design, PLC/HMI programming, vendor/contractor management, equipment procurement, schedule management, project finances, site management and installation support.
  • • Organize and successfully execute multiple project responsibilities.
  • • Interact with all levels of management, clients and vendors.
  • • Maintain and grow solid client relationships.
  • • Convert information into project documentation, managing integration of packaging automation lines and leading project teams.
  • • BS Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • • 3-5 years of project engineering experience with packaging lines, automation, or manufacturing applications.
  • • PLC programming
  • • Experience in any of the following industries: Beverage, Brewery, Bakery, Dairy and Pharmaceutical.
  • • Outstanding engineering and project management skills, including machinery applications, computer skills (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, PLC and HMI)
  • • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Design Group offers a team focused work environment with a competitive salary, performance based incentive pay, and benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401(k) with matching contributions.


20-40% periodic regional travel required to support installation and start-up activities.


Relocation assistance may be provided.

  • • Design Group is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
  • • All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
  • • Pre-Employment Drug Screening is part of our employment process.
  • • This organization uses E-Verify.
Contact Information

To apply for this position, please click the “Click Here to Apply” button below and attach your resume and/or cover letter. A Design Group Recruiter will contact you within 5-10 business days if your qualifications meet the requirements of the position.

Design Group operates as an independent and autonomous unit of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, a leading supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology across a broad spectrum of industries. With more than 11,000 team members spread among 100-plus locations around the globe, we remain united by a common belief: we can use the power of our business to build a better world. For more information, visit our CEO’s blog at

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