Controls Engineer

Plymouth MI
Date Posted

Controls Engineer

This is a key member of a core Electrical Engineering team and will have the opportunity to provide significant design input.


  • Design and develop electrical, electromechanical, and pneumatic systems and products by conducting research while applying electrical engineering principles.
  • Design, implement and debug PLC programs, mainly with AB Logix, Siemens Step 7, and TIA portal.
  • Develop and implement Human-Machine Interface (HMI) software.
  • Design, draw, and maintain electrical schematics using AutoCAD.
  • Confirm machine and system capabilities by performing feasibility testing.
  • Assist with the manufacture of electrical control systems.
  • Assure system and product quality based on customer requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of machine operator manuals.
  • Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Comply with current governmental and safety regulations.
  • Maintain system and engineering data base.
  • Comply with current quality and productivity goals.
  • Provide technical training as required.


  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in the machine build industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field preferred
  • PLC programming skills required (Allen Bradley Control Logix, AB Logix 5000, Siemens, or Rockwell)
  • HMI integration/programming skills required
  • AutoCAD drawing skills required
  • Must be capable of troubleshooting machine control systems
  • Experience with parts lists control
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
  • Experienced in panel and machine tool wiring best practices
  • Some experience in motion control and programming preferred
  • Familiarity in Cognex Machine Vision Systems is preferred

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Telemedicine
  • Company paid life insurance and disability
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(k) and profit sharing plan with company match
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Pet Insurance
  • Referral bonus program

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