Senior Systems Engineer

JBT Food Tech   •  

Detroit, MI

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


8 - 10 years

Posted 295 days ago

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JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries.  With offices in the US and UK, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems.  As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.


We have an immediate opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer in the Detroit, MI area.




  • Designing systems to meet customer needs
  • Facilitating the successful completion of an automated material handling system
  • Installing, testing and debugging of the system
  • Modifying equipment and software
  • Troubleshooting, defining and seeking resources to recognize and resolve electrical, mechanical and/or software improvement opportunities with system components.
  • Making software and hardware adjustments
  • Performing customer training
  • Customizing service manuals
  • Interfacing with customers
  • Collaborating with other engineers on projects
  • 90% travel domestically and internationally to customer sites.


  • Bachelors of Science degree (B.S.) in Engineering from a four-year college or university.  Degree may be in any of the multiple disciplines of Engineering including Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Computer, Mechatronic, etc.
  • 8+ years field service experience
  • Prior experience working with large corporations as clients
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Prior software experiencerequired
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Demonstrated ability to supervisor and mentor engineers
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Familiar with SQL, a plus
  • Familiar with CAD, a plus
  • Valid driver's license required.

Requisition ID 2018-2740