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Field Service - Controls & Robotics

Post date

January 22, 2020


Auburn Hills, Michigan


Controls Engineering


Full Time



Position Summary

**No third party calls or inquiries**  

Job Duties:

  • Use knowledge of electrical circuits, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, PLCs (Programmable Logic Controller), HMIs (Human Machine Interface), robot programming  to repair, upgrade, or correct existing automation systems
  • Analyze customer-supplied information/ electrical drawings, PLC and or Robot program(s) to determine the root cause of system errors or downtime.
  • Build, repair and test Esys products to ensure equipment meets Esys requirements and specifications;
  • Assist Project engineers with setup, startup, testing and debug of Esys products and automated systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as requested by the customer to ensure minimum down-time and optimal operation of machines and equipment;
  • Utilize industrial safety practices to ensure proper functionality of products;
  • Complete industry analysis to ensure that Esys products and services continue to be the benchmark for the industry;
  • Utilize engineering knowledge to effectively communicate with customers and suppliers;
  • Assess client needs and implement engineering tasks and projects as a solution to the client's needs.
  • Travel up to 50%
Required Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and Human/Machine Interfaces (HMI) using Allen Bradley or Siemens software.
    • OR 
  • 2+ years programming any of the following types of robots: ABB, Fanuc, Kuka.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%.
  • Ability to work onsite within the Esys offices or at customer locations as required.
  • Ability to travel outside the United States. 
Requested Skills:
  • Experience with machine vision applications (Cognex, Keyance, etc.), machine commissioning, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with Electronic Repair / PCB Design or Troubleshooting.
  • Experience Soldering Discreet Component or Surface Mount.
  • VFDs (Variable Frequency Drive), servo applications.
  • Device communication networks (DNET, ENET, and Profibus). 
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Eplan.
  • Experience with Micro Controller Programming, Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) Systems, and Robot Interfacing.
  • Experience with Dispensing systems, urethane, LASD, seam sealing.
  • Powertrain Applications, and or Body Shop Applications.

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 multiple times the 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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