Controls Engineer

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018168
Date Posted:Jun 11
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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We are currently searching for a Controls Engineer for a 6 month contract-to-direct opportunity with a growing automotive supplier located in Livonia, MI.

The Controls Engineer will join a growing team of Engineering and Health & Safety professionals helping our customers reduce their work-related risk to quality, productivity and employee health.

Typical tasks may include programming of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), robots and vision systems in a manufacturing environment. Although not currently identified, travel may be required, at times, including project opportunities implementing world class plant floor information management solutions for our Automotive OEM customers outside of North America.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Experience programming Siemens TIA portal, Siemens HMI portal, Siemens HMI software (WinCC), Fanuc robots, Cognex vision systems, robotics and automotive systems experience
  • Strong sense of drive, initiative, work ethic and ability to multi-task; works well under pressure and in deadline-driven environments
  • Good sense of judgement, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, well-organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to work within a rapidly-growing, entrepreneurial team environment


  • 2 - 5 years of prior work experience programming PLC's
  • Experience programming Siemens Step 7
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited University
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have safe and reliable transportation

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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