Electrical Engineer 2


Wisconsin, US

Req ID:  8323
Date:  Jul 18, 2024

KRONES designs, develops, manufactures, and installs both machines and complete packaging lines.  We have become one of the leading system suppliers for breweries and beverage producers as well as for the food, chemical and cosmetics industries.  Our 16,000 employees worldwide strive for innovation and detail and ensure that each customer receives the best quality in product and service.

We are currently looking for candidates who want to make a difference and who wish to be part of our dynamic organization in the US.



Krones, Inc. seeks an Electrical Controls Engineer to utilize specialized knowledge of packaging machinery including conveyors, labelers, and inspection equipment to manage the electrical design, PLC and HMI programming as well as start-up and troubleshooting of the automation control systems; manage integration projects for Krones involving its packaging machinery as well as other manufacturer’s equipment owned by customer to ensure that customer's complete set-up of machines work together through the programming of the PLCs and HMIs; review customer specifications; work with customers, Mechanical Engineering and vendors to understand and define system requirements; responsible for the electrical integration of machinery to the control system; create new and/or modify existing electrical schematics, electromechanical assemblies using 3D CAD, and parts lists to meet the customer requirements and specifications; create new and/or modify existing PLC programs to meet the system requirements; provide engineering support for construction and testing of control assemblies; provide engineering support during installation of system; assist in verification and validation of the control system; ensure project meets customer requirements and schedule.  Ability to lead one or more Electrical Engineers in a project, directing tasks, ensuring the quality and timeliness of all engineering work on the project.   This position is based out of Milwaukee, WI.


Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering or a related field, and ten years of experience as a Controls Engineer.  In addition, the following specific skills are required:

  •         10 years of experience with electric control circuits, variable frequency drives, and PLC and HMI programming
  •         Ability to travel 20% of the time (domestic and foreign)

Experience with one or more of the following:

  • Allen Bradley ControlLogix
  • Siemens S7, TIA
  • UL 508
  • ISO 13849 Safety Standards, TUV Certification a plus
  • SAP
  • B&R Automation


KRONES, INC. offers an outstanding opportunity to be involved with and challenged by leading-edge technologies, further career opportunities to learn and develop skills, a flexible work schedule and a competitive salary and benefits program. Our benefits program includes a generous health/dental/vision package, and 401(k) program in addition to other benefits. Please submit your resume.

A world leader in the processing and packaging industries, KRONES works with some of the largest beverage, food, and consumer packaging brands in the world. With projects ranging from planning and installing fully integrated processing, packaging, and bottling systems to replacing or upgrading individual machines, your work will make a difference by helping deliver vital products to the world.

As a Krones employee, you’ll experience the positive impact of Krones culture from day one. Whether you work on the production floor, in the office, or out in-the-field, Krones strives to create an inclusive environment where all team members feel supported and valued.