• Location: Wixom, Michigan
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #11527

Position Title: Automation Controls Engineer
Location: Wixom, MI
Pay Range: $40/hr – $50/hr – Contract to Hire
Shift: 1st


  • Development of custom control systems, including specifications, layouts, schematics, wiring, programming, visualization, and other custom control hardware required for machine control systems.
  • Managing the integration of custom control systems solution.
  • Be the contact liaison with the customer.
  • Coordinate with team members on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control and schedule objectives.
  • Involvement with the controls scope for proposals, estimating design man-hours and materials, sourcing for vendor quotations, and the development of clarifications and exceptions as well as technical responses


  • Self-motivated with a highly collaborative style and strong influence skills.
  • Ability to take projects from design to completion
  • 5+ years of prior industrial controls and automation experience on projects of various sizes and complexities
  • Ability to write a highly organized, readable, and serviceable PLC program is expected
  • Able to create electrical drawings, machine and panel layouts using CAD software.
  • High level with PLC, HMI, motion experience.
  • Robot Programming is a plus -Fanuc, ABB, Motoman, Epson.
  • Vision Experience is a plus: Keyence, Cognex, etc.
  • Hands on approach to getting the job completed. Working knowledge of mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics is important.
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes such as welding, plastic molding and injection, assembly, machining, and material handling is also a plus.
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