Automation Engineer

Full Time


    • Automation Engineer

    Job Description

    Automation Controls Engineer

    Our client in Lafayette, Indiana is looking for hardworking, motivated talent to join their team. As an industry leader in transportation, our client provides advanced engineered solutions in transportation, logistics and distribution. Don't wait apply today!

    What's in it for you?

    • Onsite

    • Permanent

    • Full-time & Benefits!

    • Opportunity for Growth

    Job Description


    • Interprets Electrical wiring diagrams; Updates electrical wiring diagrams in AutoCAD/SolidWorks

    • Develops electrical design, schematics, and drawings in AutoCAD

    • Interprets mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements (e.g., SolidWorks)

    • Research supplier products for assembly components

    • Follows established standards for drawings and component selections

    • Helps establish new and maintain existing standards

    • Interprets/develops electrical bill of materials

    • Uses hand tools and multi-meter to safely work in an electrical panel

    • Powers up electrical systems and configure hardware per application specifications

    • Checks quality of assemblers and technicians work and responds to inquiries during assembly

    • Works with Sales Engineers to provide input with quote preparation as required

    • Checks quality of work and responds to inquiries during project implementation

    • Understanding of basic electrical principals such as Ohm's Law and Watt's Law


    • Designs, develops, programs PLC code for given requirements and specifications

    • Understands internal customer requirements for GUI/communication interface, networking and creates specifications based on these requirements

    • Reviews, repairs, and redesigns legacy code

    • Troubleshoots issues with existing company installed systems

    • Writes user manuals to communicate functionality of company developed programs

    • Basic PC networking understanding of Understanding of Boolean Logic

    • Interprets PLC Ladder Logic

    • Troubleshoots issues with existing company installed systems


    • Bachelor's degree (Major Desired: Controls/Electrical, or related discipline)

    • 1-3 years of experience in the automation industry

    • Proficient in Design/Drafting Tools AutoCAD and SolidWorks

    • Programming Logic Controllers (PLC) (e.g., Allen-Bradley, Siemens)

    • Configuring and designing HMI/OIT systems (e.g., Allen Bradley, National Instruments, Maple Systems)

    • Experience and skill in troubleshooting control system issues

    • Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to think designs through completely


    • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training is a plus

    • MS Office 2010 (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy

    • Proficiency with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks

    • Familiar with Industry Standards UL and CE

    • Familiar with Vision Systems (e.g., Cognex, Keyence)

    • Familiar with various Motion Controllers/Actuators (e.g., IAI, Yasakawa)

    Why should you choose our client?

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k (With Company Match), Disability Insurance, Life Insurance

    • Fast-Track Development, Training Programs, Tuition Assistance

    • Industry Leader

    • Work/Life Balance: Paid Holidays, Paid Vacations, Employee Discounts


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