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Automation Engineer

Reference Number: 5921 - MXA
Location: Detroit, MI

We have been asked by a long-term client to locate and talented and high achieving Automation/Controls Engineer for a World Class Manufacturing facility located in the greater Detroit area.  Our client is a large automotive part supplier focused on developing and building the "Factory of the Future."


This is not your traditional Controls Engineer where you are supporting production.  We need a hands-on, dynamic, think outside the box candidate that is wanting to work on cutting-edge projects which will improve manufacturing and production efficiencies throughout the organization.


To be considered we are looking for the following experiences:

    • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent work experience
    • Ability to program PLC's (Siemens or Allen Bradley)
    • MES
    • Experience with DeviceNet and/or Ethernet
    • Understanding of Control Systems design and spec
    • Ability to learn and integrate new systems into existing manufacturing

Ideally, we would like the candidate to have:

  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • Experience with Vision systems (Cognex or Keyence)
  • Experience working in a J.I.T environment
  • Experience working with collaborative robotic platforms
  • Experience with Augmented Reality systems and Artificial Intelligence Systems
  • Experience with 3 D Systems or Holographic Systems

If interested, please forward a recent copy of your resume to  If there is a match, I will contact you to discuss the next steps.  If there is not a match, we will store your information in our secure and proprietary database and will contact you once a position develops that offers a better alignment.