Kelly Services Field Services Controls Engineer in DeSoto, Texas

Kelly Engineering has a great opportunity as a Field Service Controls Engineer with a leading company in DeSoto Texas!

Field Service Controls Engineer


  • Develop strategies and product comparisons for promoting Electronic and Mechanical products, being careful to share that information for use in other areas where similar industry exists and may benefit.

  • Develop an understanding of the major markets in his or her area of responsibility.

  • Maintain technical documentation in a current and orderly manner.

  • Accompany technical staff as well as Industry Account Managers to pre-qualified accounts to discuss, in-depth, the products (mechanical and electrical) which will best suit the application needs for that customer.

  • Assist with regional training needs and provide ongoing complete product training for inside engineering and sales personnel.

  • Size and sell electro-mechanical drive systems in a cost conscious manner. This requires knowledge of important application characteristics such as those found, for example, in winding, indexing and hoisting applications.

  • Support technical staff and customers in the startup, commissioning, and programming of electronic drives.

  • Develop PLC programs for technical staff and customers with focus on kinematics and motion control systems.

  • Develop PLC programs and visualization software for multi axis systems such as gantrys, storage and retrieval systems or similar

  • Trouble shoot and service mechanical systems such as replacing gear motors, adjusting and aligning motors

  • Trouble shoot electrical installations such as Panel wiring, Motor wiring and VFD wiring

  • Attend regular training on products.

  • Self-train on electro-mechanical and electronic products on a continuous basis.

  • Report issues regarding pricing or features of electronic products to the TASC specialist in Lyman for incorporation into future products. Relay customer complaints and observations about the electro-mechanical products and documentation in the same way.

  • Develop training and documentation materials for customer training courses as required.

  • Must comply with all current ISO Quality and Work Instructions for job, all Company Safety rules, and all other Company rules, policies and procedures.

  • Frequently travel on Company business to any required destination domestically as well as overseas. Frequently stay overnight for extended periods of time (several weeks or month’s), obtain lodging, and occasionally conduct business in the evenings, weekends, and holidays and outside of normal business hours.


  • Ability to perform all tasks listed above to the Company’s expectations.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with continuous interruptions.

  • Must be able to read and understand electrical schematics

  • Electronics Engineering Degree, min, 4 year

  • Min. 5 years’ experience in Automation and Motion Control systems

  • PLC programming skill expected

  • Experience in EMC (Electro Magnetic Interference) troubleshooting preferred

  • Ability to communicate with all Company employees in a businesslike and professional manner. Ability to appropriately handle stress and interact with others.

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