Bemana is searching for a Sr. Hardware Engineer in Eden Prairie, MN to join the team of a 100% employee-owned ESOP and one of the largest and most well-established (35+ years) engineering companies in the United States.


  • This position requires the ability to deliver innovative automation solutions and design standards either self-directed or as a leader of a team. The candidate must have the ability to conceptualize, detail and implement control systems for industrial processes and machinery that meet our customer’s requirements. This involves the development of a control system architecture, selecting the components to be used, detailing schematic diagrams and system documentation, and functional knowledge of PLC/HMI/SCADA systems.
  • This position requires in-depth knowledge of Controls hardware including Control Panel design, UL508A familiarity, Motor Control Centers, Hazardous area panel design, and industrial instrumentation. Engineering experience with multiple different voltage levels required.
  • For larger systems, experience with industrial networking used to connect control system components and instrumentation is preferred. The Senior Hardware Engineer would design, detail, and implement a variety of fiber, wired and wireless systems using industrial protocols (Ethernet/IP, Profinet, Modbus, etc.).
  • This position oftentimes requires the following project management responsibilities: developing project execution plans, work breakdown structures and associated budgets, task prioritization and scheduling, task ordering, time tracking and reporting, financial tracking and reporting, early problem identification, conflict management/resolution, leading and supporting a team, and attending project status meetings. Also includes overseeing daily operations and activities of projects up to $1M. This position is often responsible for ensuring the overall profitability of the project.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science is required.

  • Extensive experience in design of electrical schematics, including power distribution of 480VAC, 230VAC, 208VAC, 240VAC, 120VAC, and 24VDC
  • Background in Hazardous Location Control System Design including Intrinsically Safe Circuits, Purged Panels, Explosion Proof Panels, and Division 2 Panel Design
  • Experience with Surge Protection for Power Distribution and IO Protection
  • Ability to perform Control Panel FLA, Heating/Cooling, and SCCR Calculations
  • Functional understanding of PLC hardware/software platforms such as Rockwell Automation, Siemens, and Modicon.
  • Familiarity with HMI/SCADA hardware/software platforms such as Wonderware, GE iFIX, Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View, Schneider, and Siemens.
  • Understanding of DCS hardware/software platforms such as Emerson DeltaV or similar.

Application Process

If your experience matches the description above, submit your resume, and one of our recruiters will be in touch to tell you more about the position and learn more about your experience and aspirations.

If your experience does not match this job description, we still encourage you to reach out to one of our recruiters, so we can learn about your professional aspirations for future job openings.

About Bemana

Bemana provides recruiting services to the nation’s equipment and industrial sectors. Our clients and candidates value us for our specialized recruiting expertise, vast knowledge of the equipment and industrial job market, and ability to solve their most challenging employment needs. We have successfully recruited thousands of top-level professionals filling a wide range of management, sales, engineering, and technical positions across the nation.

Welcome to Bemana and we look forward to getting to know more about you.

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