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Automation Engineer
Tinley Park, IL

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Direct Hire

$90,000 - $120,000 / yr

A privately held, Chicago area, manufacturer of automated Food and CPG Equipment for a variety of applications including, labeling, filling, corking, coding, capping, and so many other line operations. We are seeking a Automation Engineer with 5 or more years of automation and project management experience.



  • Leads customer projects as subject matter expert, through ensuring customer specifications and developing project plans and schedules across multiple departments.
  • Design Electrical Schematics using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Develop PLC, Advanced Motion, and HMI Programs from scratch for a range of Allen Bradley Controllers, new equipment prototypes and to support assembly area testing.
  • Establish and maintain project timelines and budgets.
  • Develop software for robotic systems.
  • Interact with customers frequently to review project plans, exchange integration information, and formulate installation plans.
  • Author project customer documentation, including Operator Manuals, User Manuals, and One Point Lessons.
  • Some Travel (10 – 15%) to customer site for startups, installations or to resolve field issues.
  • Leads installation, start-up, and commissioning on projects. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Technology or related field is preferred.
  • 5+ years of hands-on electrical engineering design experience is highly preferred.
  • Team Player: Desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to a positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer. 

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