Automotive Design Controls Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/16/17
Auburn Hills, MI
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/16/17

Essential Functions:

  • Cultivates and designs the controls software packages utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC),and/or Human/Machine Interfaces (HMI)
  • Cultivates operation manuals that detail the functionality and set-up of the equipment being designed
  • Inspects and comprehends client provided details so as to guarantee the usefulness of the gear meets these particulars
  • Ensures the gear being begun up and dispatched works as per the client necessities as illustrated in the affirmed determination
  • Programs automated and additionally controls gear per the client determinations
  • Performs deterrent support as asked for by the client to guarantee least down-time and ideal operation of machines and gear
  • Assists with checking outline and points of interest for legitimate usefulness of the two his/her work and the work of different designers
  • Provides convenient, required administration documentation identifying with all capacities performed
  • Provides specialized help and preparing to the end-client at the client office
  • Ensures that Esys items and administrations keep on being the benchmark inside the business
  • Demonstrates a guarantee to Esys Center Convictions
  • Demonstrates a guarantee to safe work hones while on Esys or the client's premises
  • This position is in charge of outlining, programming and introducing automated frameworks and the related interfacing with other processing plant control frameworks including PLCs (programmable rationale controller) and HMI (human-machine interface) programming.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Intermediate understanding of electricalcircuits, 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)
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, as well as Google Applications (such as Gmail, Calendar and Docs)
  • Ability to work onsite within the Esys offices or at customer locations as required
  • Ability to meet deadlines without endangering the safety of himself/herself or others, or the integrity of the equipment
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers, and maintain a positive working relationship, which at times may be under difficult circumstances and/or high-pressure situations

RequiredEducation and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline or Technical Diploma with three years of college-level study.
  • 3+ years of experience designing software packages utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and/or Human/Machine Interfaces (HMI).
  • 3+ years programming any of the following types of robots: ABB, Fanuc, Kuka

Work Environment:

  • Will work in both an expert office condition and an assembling domain
  • Routinely utilizes standard office hardware, for example, PCs, telephones, printers, file organizers, scanners, plotters, printers and fax machines
  • The clamor level in the workplace is typically direct
  • Will be relied upon to deal with an assembling shop floor either at Esys or a client office:
  • May include introduction to perils
  • Work surfaces might be elusive, unsteady or uneven
  • Shop temperatures may not generally be controlled and could differ from hot to cool
  • May work in regions where ear, eye, as well as foot assurance is required


  • Travel to customers is required and includes extended travel depending on project and resource requirements. Travel to other Esys locations may also be required.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Auburn Hills, MI


  • HMI's: 1year
  • Controls Engineer: 3years
  • PLC's: 1year
  • Autocad: 1year
  • controls design: 3years
  • Bachelors in ElectricalEngineering/Controls Engineering: 1year
  • working in an automated plant: 1year
  • Automotive industry: 1year
  • Allen Bradley: 1year

Required licenses or certifications:

  • GCCS (GM specific cert)
  • GCCH (GM specific cert)
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