Control Systems Engineer

  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch Rexroth Corporation

Company Description

Our drive and control technologies ensure efficient, powerful and safe movement in machines and systems of any size. We inspire our customers with intelligent components, tailored system solutions, and services – from fully connected applications to the factory of the future. Bosch Rexroth is dedicated to making the world a better place through innovation and technology. We are looking for associates who will take on our customers’ challenges with passion and persistence until the right solution is found and who will thrive in a face-paced, collaborative and exciting environment. 

Why work with Bosch Rexroth? 

  • Challenging Projects: We are driven by innovation and being at the cutting edge of everything that we do. At Bosch Rexroth every day is different, and your time will be filled with interesting and exciting projects. 

  • Amazing Colleagues: Our people make us who we are, and we are very proud of our diverse and skilled global team. Having a supportive and encouraging team around you can make all the difference. 

  • Learning and Development: We want you to reach your fullest potential, for both yourself and for Bosch Rexroth. That’s why we actively promote growth and development. 
  • Change the World: We want to give you the opportunity to not only drive your career forward but also to change the world. The work we do at Bosch Rexroth can make a big difference to the world around you. 
  • Social & Value-Driven: We have a tradition of assuming social responsibility in all that we do. Our success, and our roadmap for the future, is based on our lived values. This covers everything, from community to the environment, to being a social employer. 
  • Flexibility & Freedom: We strive to give you a balance between your work and home life, as well as the freedom to drive your career forward. 
  • International Opportunities: We are a truly global, fully networked company, with locations in more than 80 countries all over the world

Job Description

Bosch-Rexroth  in Bethlehem, PA is looking for a control systems engineer to be part of our  team. Essential duties & responsibilities include the following:

  • Apply knowledge of PLC based software to develop machine & motion control systems which animate large,  precise hydraulic machines.
  • Assist in in-house testing and on-site commissioning.
  • Utilize closed and open loop solutions and their implementations in software.
  • Use your knowledge of high level and scripting languages to develop graphical user interfaces, hosted on computer, web or mobile phones to allow users to operate and visualize machines in motion.
  • Select and apply control system hardware and instrumentation, panel design according to National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Integrate distributed controls using industrial Ethernet networks.
  • Collaborate with sales & customer to determine & document customer requirements, technical specifications and determine solutions.
  • Periodically support system sales efforts at customer locations alongside sales team.
  • Prepare functional descriptions and operator manuals for your control system designs
  • Position follows a hybrid work (Smartwork) model
  • Domestic and occasional international travel required to customer sites for training, meetings, commissioning, technical reviews, etc. – Approximately 10% yearly.
  • Perform other essential and peripheral duties as may be necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, for example: Electrical, Computer or Control Engineering, Chemical, Industrial, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Automation Technology, or related field from an accredited institute (ex. CHEA) and 3 years experience in control systems OR Associate's degree in a technical field and 5 years experience in control systems OR HS diploma and 7 years experience in control systems.
  • Experience with the application and programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Experience with the application of current Human Machine Interface (HMI) programs.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.

Additional Information

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

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only.  Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.

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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