Automation & Controls Specialist in Bourbonnais, IL at Nucor Bar Mills

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nucor Steel Kankakee

We represent one of the most stable and fastest growing Fortune 200 manufacturing companies in the United States.        We believe that teamwork and safety are critical to our work environment. We are looking for professional, solid performing individuals who desire to build a long-­‐term career with our company.  Nucor takes pride in never laying off a teammate in our 40-­‐plus year history.  Advancement opportunities are available for all teammates who perform above and beyond expectations.   We are proud to be North America’s largest recycler of scrap steel, and we are searching for an Automation and Controls Specialist that shares our quality and environmental values to join our team. The primary responsibilities and attributes of this position are:


•         Work Safe

•         Excellent Organizational Skills

•         Ability to Generate New Ideas and Recognize the Need for New and/or Modified Approaches

•         Effective Written and Verbal Communication

•         Programmable Logic Control (PLC) Programming

•         Human Machine Interface (HMI) Programming

•         Electrical Control Circuit Troubleshooting

•         Electric Arc Furnace Regulation

•         Electrical Schematic Interpretation

•         Electrical Control Circuit Design

•         Control Panel Design and Installation

•         Database/Server Programming

•         AC & DC Drive Configuration

•         AC & DC Motor Theory Application

•         Project Management

•         Instrumentation Configuration and Calibrations

•         Ethernet Network Setup and Troubleshooting

•         Power Distribution System Design/Theory

•         Thorough Understanding of Production Process

•         Work Closely with Electricians & Millwrights to Solve Issues, Troubleshooting, & Project Implementation

•         Work with Teammates to Solve Issues & Develop Process Improvements

Nucor Teammates:

The application process requires a job bid form. Please upload your completed job bid form as a resume.  The deadline to apply is 02/13/2018 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.


This is a Nucor internal posting.

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements

Mandatory Minimum Qualifications

 for the position include:


  • Electrical Engineering Degree or 2 years industrial experience in automation and controls.
  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

 for the position include:


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Previous Steel/Manufacturing Experience in an industrial setting or related coursework

Interested applicants should upload a resume and cover letter


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled Vet and Drug Free Workplace


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