Controls Programmer


Chanhassen, MN, US, 55317

Company:  9016-PowerSystems, LLC

Job Description:

Power Systems, a subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies, is seeking a Controls Programmer desiring to take their career to the next level. You will collaborate with an experienced team that has strong product, vendor, and system knowledge. We will look to you to function as an electronics systems development expert, building relationships with customers.

More About Your Role:

We are looking for someone that has the ability to design, build and troubleshoot complex electronic systems in the mobile hydraulic marketplace. This job entails many tasks from programming mobile controls, to traveling out in the field to conduct a start-up on a prototype machine


  • Create a written document of machine operations, which is used for development and troubleshooting
  • Develop advanced programs for Mobile PLC’s from a variety of vendors using CoDeSys or vendor specific software
  • Create programming blocks to add to custom libraries
  • Program Displays (HMI’s) using vender created software and Java script
  • Design effective graphics and user interface elements for Displays, Control Boxes, and Radio Remotes
  • Hand build and test prototype systems in a dedicated electronics lab
  • Establish component interaction using J1939 CAN-bus
  • Engage in creative and innovative problem solving on a daily basis while managing a diverse array of projects
  • Continually research and apply new technologies to grow team capabilities


  • PC proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Office applications
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, e-mail composition, and telephone skills
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, and capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously


  • Obtained or working towards a degree in Hydraulics, Electronics, Mechatronics, or Robotics
  • CoDeSys software knowledge

Power Systems is a leading distributor of hydraulic fluid power equipment, such as pumps, valves, gear boxes, differentials, hydrostatic transmissions and motors. Their Engineering Department can assist in designing and testing of multifunction valve blocks to help eliminate valves and hoses and simplify circuits. Power Systems’ engineers use the latest in computer aided design (CAD) software and have solid modeling capabilities.

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is the world’s largest fluid power distributor. Our network of 18 fluid power companies (70+ locations) in North America is a resource for dedicated fluid power support. We have one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics &d Technicians to assist you with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting and other requirements. Between our service centers and our network of 19 fluid power companies, we provide immediate access to the critical fluid power components and services our customers need.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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