PLC Controls Engineer

Shelby Township, MI

Posted: 04/18/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 30120

Job Description

Title: PLC Controls Engineer - Assembly & Gauging Automation

Selectek has a full-time opportunity for a passionate and detail-oriented PLC Controls Engineer to join a leader in testing and automation products for the automotive industry!

Note: You must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA to be considered.

In this role, you will play a key role in designing, developing, and implementing control systems for our state-of-the-art assembly and gauging machinery. You'll be responsible for the entire lifecycle of a project, from programming and debugging PLCs and HMIs to collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless system integration.

What You'll Do:
  • Design, program, and commission PLC control systems for single and multi-station assembly and gauging systems.
  • Develop user-friendly Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) for intuitive machine operation.
  • Configure SCADA systems for data acquisition and monitoring.
  • Integrate and program motion control systems for precise machine operation.
  • Possess a strong understanding of networking protocols like Ethernet IP.
  • Work closely with program managers, mechanical designers, and manufacturing personnel throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Take ownership of assigned stations post-assembly, troubleshooting and optimizing for peak performance.

  • Proven experience programming PLCs
  • Experience with Allen Bradley RS Logic 5000
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechatronic systems and components.
  • Strong understanding of Step and State Logic.
  • Experience with Panel View Plus, Panel Builder 32, and SCADA configuration.
  • Mechanical aptitude and a meticulous work ethic.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally

A plus if you have:
  • Siemens
  • Experience with Fanuc & ABB robot programming
  • Experience with powertrain systems

Benefits of Working Here:
  • Opportunity to make a real impact on cutting-edge automation projects.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Chance to develop your skills and expertise in a growing industry.

If you're a highly motivated engineer with a passion for automation and a desire to make a difference, we encourage you to apply to Joe St. Louis at!

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe St. Louis
Technical Recruiter

With a passion for connecting talented individuals with fulfilling careers, Joe St. Louis brings over 17 years of recruitment experience to his role as a Technical Recruiter at Selectek. Throughout his career, Joe has honed his expertise in engineering and technical staffing, building a strong track record of successful placements.

Driven by a commitment to career advancement, Joe takes pride in matching individuals with the perfect fit. He fosters positive relationships with both candidates and clients, ensuring a smooth and successful recruitment experience.

Outside of the office, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife (who introduced him to the joys of dog ownership!) and their two sons. When he's not recruiting, Joe can be found playing guitar, a skill he honed during his studies at Berklee College of Music, where he earned a Bachelor of Professional Music degree.

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