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Digital Controls Engineer Job

Digital Controls Engineer Job at Henkel, Interested Candidate Can Apply For This Position

Digital Controls Engineer
Digital Controls Engineer





Bowling Green, KY, United States



Position Type

Full Time

Job Type


Organization Type

Other Corporate

Closing date

12 April 2023

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


Henkel's flagship Bowling Green manufacturing facility is the largest for the company. We are looking for top talent to lead this facility to best in class performance levels and culture. This position is highly innovative, shaping the digital future of the factory and contributing to the digital end-to-end supply chain strategy. If you have a passion for digital engineering, Manufacturing 4.0, Industrial IoT and love working in a fast-paced, result-oriented environment, come join our winning team!

  • The Digital Engineer will leverage significant hands-on experience to walk the plant floor to identify data-driven and automation opportunities leading to productivity improvements and savings.
  • Understand the digital maturity of the factory, identify digital opportunities, and create a vision for the digital future of the factory together with all stakeholders.
  • Develop project ideas, including business case preparation and execution of investment around digital technologies.
  • Assure full functionality, penetration, and improvement of all digital applications in the factory.
  • Support digital upskilling of workforce.
  • Develop and implement data-driven use cases to improve the factory KPIs.
  • Design the connectivity concept for core assets that are required for the value creation (i.e., choose the right senso, edge device, etc.).
  • Play an active role in leading validation and verification processes and development testing programs.
  • Be responsible for communication & partnership with key counterparts in Henkel Dx, International Digital Transformation team and external suppliers.

The Digital Engineer role will be an individual contributor role leading projects such as automated guided vehicles (AGVs), vision system, OT security, and integrate global applications into the factory ecosystem (e.g., warehouse management systems, connected worker apps, etc.)


  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in engineering (e.g., computers, electrical, information system, mechanical)
  • 2-5 years of experience with industrial IoT, Manufacturing 4.0 in an industrial environment (experience in consumer goods is a plus)
  • Experience with capital project management
  • Proficiency in SQL and at least one additional programming language such as Python and C++
  • Experience in working with historian software solutions (e.g., Rockwell, Vantage Point)
  • Experience in data engineering. Exploratory analysis is a plus.
  • Experience with cloud services is an advantage (e.g., Azure, AWS)
  • Knowledge of OT security principles is beneficial.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

The salary for this role is $95,000.00 - $130,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.