Why Waupaca Foundry?

Waupaca Foundry, Inc. is North America’s leading supplier of iron castings and has a history of innovation with a legacy of product quality. Waupaca Foundry employs approximately 4,400 people company-wide. Waupaca Foundry is committed to relentless improvement, forward-thinking sustainability initiatives, and providing a reliable experience to the millions who use our castings every day. Our goal is to employ individuals who take pride in their work within a culture of continual innovation. Waupaca Foundry is proud to be an employer of choice for those driven and skilled individuals seeking rewarding careers by producing top quality castings.

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Electrical Controls Engineer


Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, and systems by performing the following duties.


  • Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
  • Designs and directs engineering personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.  Maintain all PLC equipment programs, backup systems, software and data collection systems.  Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new industrial uses.
  • Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations.  Ensures all plant electrical systems are in accordance with the NEC.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Works with production to troubleshoot and improve existing electrical systems. Must have good understanding of production urgency.
  • Maintains and repairs electronic controls, Allen Bradley SLC 500 and design logic programming, set-up and program various AC/DC drives, servo drives, bar code reading devices, vision systems, and temperature control devices and senor's.
  • Modifies electrical systems to correct functional deviations.
  • Provides assistance modifying new and existing machinery to make it safer, more practical, increase efficiency, and more robust.
  • Participates with installation of electrical systems utilizing knowledge of electrical principles, hand tools, and measuring instruments.
  • Provides technical assistance and resolution when electrical or problems are encountered.
  • Collaborates with electrical engineers and other personnel to identify, define, and solve problems.
  • Plan method and sequence of operations for developing and testing electronic equipment.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Electrical Engineering or a related field of study.


  • Synthesizes complex or diverse information by collecting and researching data.
  • Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Generates creative solutions utilizing feedback to modify designs and applies design principles.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Develops project plan and coordinates projects. Communicates project changes and progress.
  • Completes projects on time and on budget managing project team activities.
  • Solid work history.
  • Good oral communications.
  • Creates a collaborative team environment.
  • Maintains a flexible work schedule.


Waupaca Foundry offers competitive wages and exceptional benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision.
  • Short and long term disability.
  • Life insurance.
  • 401(k).
  • Employer funded retirement plan.
  • Paid vacations/holidays.
  • Wellness program.
  • Fitness membership.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).
  • Employer supported career development, including tuition reimbursement.

Waupaca Foundry is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.



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Phone: 715-258-6611
Email: HR@waupacafoundry.com

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