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Controls Engineer - Senior

Post date

September 23, 2019


Auburn Hills, Michigan


Controls Engineering


Full Time

Position Summary

**No third party calls or inquiries**  

Current Position:
 Experienced Controls Project Engineer - This position is for someone with industrial controls experience; who views themselves as a leader, has good teamwork skills, and is capable of using independent judgment.  Esys offers competitive salary, benefits, paid time off, and profit sharing which start immediately upon hire.  

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to lead / manage engineers on project teams
  • Intermediate understanding of electrical circuits, electrical panel design, pneumatic design, hydraulic design, PLC's (Programmable Logic Controller), HMI's (Human Machine Interface), robot programming, VFD's (Variable Frequency Drive), servo application's, and device communication networks (DNET, ENET, and Profibus)
  • Ability to develop and design the controls software packages utilizing PLC's with Allen Bradley and RS Logix5000, and/or HMI's
  • Ability to develop operation manuals that detail the functionality and set-up of the equipment being designed
    Examine and understand customer-supplied specifications in order to ensure the functionality of the equipment meets these specifications
    Ensure the equipment being started up and commissioned operates in accordance with the customer requirements as outlined in the approved specification
  • Controls Hardware design – electrical, pneumatic, etc.
  • AutoCAD and/or Eplan experience
  • Willing to perform engineering tasks
  • Effective communication skills are a necessity because we ask our employees of all levels to deal directly with customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to travel

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 that also begins accruing immediately

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