IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting a CONTROLS/TEST ENGINEER for our Nacogdoches, TX client.                                                  

The Test/ Controls Engineer is responsible for supporting our new US$100M facility investment in Nacogdoches and achieving business and financial goals by developing and maintaining robust testing and assembly processes. The Test/ Controls Engineer is responsible for portions of design, development, fabrication, validation, installation, support and troubleshooting of production test equipment and programs. This position is involved in and leads cross functional project teams comprised of both local and extended team members at a highly proficient level.



Provide guidelines for the design and selection of manufacturing and test equipment.

Support, service, and trouble shoot test equipment and electrical systems within the plant.

Develop equipment specifications ensuring compliance with electrical safe work practices and OSHA requirements. Identify potential safety hazards and provide input into the remediation process, ensuring equipment functionality meets required specifications.

Performs root cause and failure analysis. Applies critical thinking and problem-solving skills to provide specified cost, quality, and performance in a safe and efficient manner. Teaches others in critical thinking and problem solving.

Guide and instruct the capital equipment selection process.

Develop and evaluate Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR’s) for major new product or process programs and initiatives related to testing/controls.

Leverages advanced technology and innovation to improve the use and effectiveness of information systems for testing/controls.

Seeks opportunities to eliminate waste associated with the flow of factory floor test information.

Leads projects, develops project goals, budgets, and work breakdown structures.

Proactively aligns cross functional resources such as Production, Quality, EHS, Maintenance, Engineering, and contractors/vendors to ensure that project goals are met. Develops and executes communication plans among project/program working groups, associated leadership teams, and other stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in support of a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with PLC, HMI programming and safety systems design.
  • Experience in many computer programing software such as visual basic/studio, SQL, and other Microsoft applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Rockwell Software (RS and Factory Talk)
  • RSLogix 5, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, FactoryTalk View ME, FactoryTalk SE, VB6,


Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to us at: