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Automation Engineer
Detroit, MI

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Growing Industrial Automation Systems Integrator seeking Controls Engineers for their Detroit, MI.

Why work here?:

  • 20 years in business with several offices in the Midwest
  • 85% repeat business with existing client base
  • Variety of projects in Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Consumer Goods, General Manufacturing
  • All engineers have cradle-to-grave involvement with their projects
  • All Managers and Owners have worked as an Engineer in their career
  • Known in the industry for quality service and attention to detail
  • Growth and advancement is encouraged
  • Excellent benefits; health and life insurance, 401K with matching, quarterly bonuses, paid vacation and holidays
  • Flextime and open access to facility
  • Family-oriented culture with family activities and outings


  • 2-5 years’ experience working in an Industrial Controls and/or Industrial Manufacturing Environment
  • 2-5 years of PLC/HMI experience in Rockwell (Siemens a plus)
  • Electrical controls design from conception
  • Vision and Bar Code systems experience
  • Servo setup exp.
  • BS degree in Engineering is preferred but not required
  • Ability to travel up to 30% to customer sites as needed
  • Will be required to complete an engineering assessment

Skills Required:

  • AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, Promis-E or E-Plan design platforms for Electrical Design
    • AC/DC voltage design schematics
    • Control panel layout
    • Safety circuit layout
    • NFPA & NEC Electrical Code conformance
  • PLC programming and troubleshooting
    • ​RSLogix 5000
    • Rockwell Studio 5000
    • Rockwell FactoryTalk View
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • Prior experience of successfully completing a “Cradle to Grave” project from design to implementation​

Optional Skills desired:

  • Motion Control Platform experience: Allen-Bradly Kinetix, SEW Eurodrive, or Kollmorgen
  • Vision/Reader system experience: Cognex Insight, Cognex Dataman, Keyence XG or CVX
  • Robotics: Fanuc, Motoman, Nachi, or Yamaha
  • PLC: Siemens S7

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