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Sterling Systems Employment Opportunities

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. designs, engineers and produces customized weighing and batching systems, bulk bag filling/packaging stations, bulk bag unloading systems, other process systems, process controls and plantwide automation. The company is located in Sterling, IL. For those seeking employment we currently have the below position(s) available. We offer highly competitive wages and company benefits.

Please send applications and resumes to:


Human Resources
Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.
P.O. Box 418 • Sterling, IL 61081
Or, email to: sci@sterlingcontrols.com

Technical Sales:

Position Requirements:

  • 2-year Technical Degree
  • Experience selling process equipment, controls and automation strongly desired and a plus
  • Basic electrical, electronics and instrumentation familiarity
  • Knowledge of industrial process in Feed, Food, Petfood and other industries is beneficial
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail
  • Solid computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to meet deadlines
  • Customer service skills
  • Based in Sterling, IL
  • Willing to travel

Software Engineer:

Position Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science – Programming
  • 3-5 years of experience and knowledge in; C++ and C# programming languages; WPF, ASP.NET; SQL Scripting; and SSRS
  • Have an understanding of Linq-To-SQL, MVVM, and Prism patterns and practices
  • Familiarity of Microsoft desktop and server operating systems including security and network protocols
  • The ideal candidate will also have basic electrical and electronic troubleshooting skills and use of test instruments.
  • Knowledge of industrial process and control theory is beneficial
  • Customer service skills & ability to troubleshoot
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required

Electrical Engineer:

Position Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years experience in Allen Bradley hardware such as PLC, SLC, CompactLogix, VFDs, and Soft Starters
  • Some experience in Rockwell Software products such as RSLogix, Factory Talk Studio would be ideal
  • Customer service skills and ability to troubleshoot
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required

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Thank you for your interest in Sterling Systems & Controls.