Controls Engineer

  • 2315 City Line Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch Rexroth Corporation

Company Description

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology - with us, you will have the change to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch!

Job Description

  • Develop specialized knowledge for the control of industrial, hydraulically oriented machinery and use this knowledge to design electrical/control systems to meet customer and Bosch Rexroth expectations.
  • Work with sales personnel to determine customer requirements and specifications, in order to support sales efforts at customer locations.
  • Prepare detailed quotations for control systems.
  • Oversee/implement documentation processes within project team.
  • Prioritize/handle multiple projects with minimal impact on individual projects.
  • Provide support for contract/technical issues to project engineer.
  • Design and specify control system hardware.
  • Prepare functional descriptions for control system operations.
  • Program Bosch Rexroth products and various PLCs and HMI packages.
  •  Support in-house systems' testing and site commissioning of systems.
  • Perform other essential and peripheral duties as may be necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer, Control Engineering or in a related field from an accredited institute (ex. CHEA).
  • Minimum 2-years relevant experience in similar positions and/or industries.
  • Exposure to design and implementation of modern control systems from concept through manufacturing and test to installation and commissioning.
  • Exposure to current safety systems, motor starting equipment and industrial power systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with the application and programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) (ex. Rexroth, Siemens, Allen Bradley).
  • Good knowledge of the application of computers, IBM-compatible PCs, etc.
  • Experience with the application of current Human Machine Interface (HMI) Programs.
  • Knowledge of control system theory including closed-loop systems.
  • Good organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Domestic and some international travel required to customer sites for meetings, startups, commissioning, technical reviews, etc. – Approximately up to 10% on an annual basis.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives.

  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
  • AWIM (A World in Motion)
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