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Controls Engineer - Entry Level

Post date

July 18, 2019


Auburn Hills, Michigan


Controls Engineering


Full Time

Position Summary

***Employer sponsorship is not available for this position***
**No third party calls or inquiries**  


    • Design, implement, and document control systems for various types of automated equipment.
    • Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams.
    • Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to customer and/or JR Automation build specifications using standard techniques and approaches.
    • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment.


    • Willing to travel an average of 25%; domestic and international travel.
    • Experience with PLC's, HMI, Robot, AutoCAD, Motion Control, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and/or Vision Systems 
    • Experience working with AutoCAD Electrical (or similar software) to design electrical layouts.

    Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    About Esys Automation:
    Esys Automation is a leading full-service manufacturing automation solutions provider to the automotive industry.  Offering both Turnkey Automation Systems as well as Controls Engineering Services, we are highly specialized in vehicle assembly applications in areas such as press, powertrain, plastics, body assembly, paint and sealer, final assembly, and tire and wheel. At Esys, we develop innovative, tailored products and applications based on our customer’s requirements.

    We are comprised of over one hundred talented engineers who take pride in providing quality products and services to our customers. At Esys we believe that the future of our company rests squarely on the knowledge, imagination, skills, teamwork & integrity of our employees. 

    What We Offer:
    Esys Automation understands that high quality people are required to deliver high quality systems and services to our customers. We strive to attract and retain the best team members and to be a Workplace of Choice. Esys Automation has received, for the third year in a row, Detroit Free Press' Top Workplaces award. We are a project oriented company that successfully implements projects by creating highly efficient and technical teams. These teams enjoy a level of autonomy and responsibility that promotes innovative thinking and sense of ownership. What we offer is an environment that fosters team work, learning, and creativity. At Esys, we encourage our employees to continuously learn through 3rd party training classes as well as internal mentorship arrangements. Listed below are some of the other benefits enjoyed by our team:
    • Profit Sharing Plan
    • 401K Plan with matching
    • Flex time
    • Medical, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Short and long term disability Insurance
    • Cell Phone reimbursement
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

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    JR Automation provides intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions. We transform how the world's leading manufacturers make and distribute products.


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    At JR Automation, we focus on our customers. And we take care of each other. Large as we've grown, we've held onto our small-business roots, and there's a personal, human touch in everything we do. We work hard, and we work together. We pursue shared interests and mutual benefit. We encourage ambitious ideas, and we never give up or give our second-best effort. Curiosity, humility, and determination in the face of tough challenges help make the world better for all of us. So we believe the future is bright, because we're building it together.