Industrial Controls Technician – Full-Time

We are on the hunt for a Control Systems Engineer to build and maintain our highly automated Craft Brewery. Join the Phillips Engineering Team and add to the diverse range of skills and experience here at the brewery. Our goal is to fill a full-time long-term position with a tech who will learn the Brewery systems and grow with the company. A love of Craft Beer and an interest in working around beer is a must! If this sounds like you, please email over a cover letter and resume to with “Industrial Controls Technician” in the subject line. Due to the high number of applicants, only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.


As Our Control Systems Specialist you will:

· Design and implement automation for beer brewing and packaging machinery

· Wire discrete sensors and digital devices to industrial controllers

· Program Industrial controllers to automate machines

· Troubleshoot broken control systems and repair speedily to support production goals

· Configure controllers to read and write to digital sensors via Ethernet/IP, IO Link and MODBUS

· Create HMI screens for production staff to easily operate machines and systems


Projects you will manage:

· Automation of machines and over all controls of the Brew House, Malting Plant and Packaging line

· Automation of the many in-house designed and built machines created here at Phillips


Skills that we value for this position:

· Experience with PLCs and Industrial programming

· Skills in electrical trouble shooting and repair

· Understanding of Databases and queries

· Practical Wiring abilities in low and high voltage

· Experience drawing Schematics, Piping and Instrument Diagrams, etc.

· Knowledge of 3 Phase motors and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

· Knowledge of Industrial Sensors such as prox sensors, pressure, and temperature sensors

· Basic mechanical skills

· Ability to tie zap straps with one hand

· Any home brewing experience



· Diploma or degree in Computer-Science or Automation and Controls or Electrical Engineering or relevant technical training and experience

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