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Controls Designer, MI

Summary: The Controls Designer is responsible for the Design and Documentation of custom Robotic Automation Systems. This position requires a strong technical ability in the fields of controls and electrical design and is for a motivated individual who enjoys a variety of responsibility. A drive to learn and expand skills and responsibilities is a must.

Pay: $25.00-$45.00

Essential Functions:

  • Documentation of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and cooling systems (i.e.: schematics, etc.)
  • Analyze proposal product, equipment, customer specifications and process requirements to conceive and produce a practical controls design
  • Develop controls designs, that are compliant with customer specifications and industry standards.
  • System design and specification including bill of materials, wiring schematics.
  • Ability to interact professionally with other departments, customers and suppliers
  • Other functions as assigned by Management 


  • Required minimum 3 years’ experience with AutoCAD
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Experience with Fieldbus technologies (ex: Ethernet, IOLink)
  • Standard industrial panel designs & components
  • Wiring methods
  • Power distribution wiring
  • Communications layout
  • Component sizing and wiring
  • Familiarity with CE, UL, NFPA, RIA, etc.
  • Capable of reading electrical drawings in JIC as well as IEC standards
  • Machine labeling syntax of electrical wiring, components, hoses, etc. and how to document this information in the schematics 


  • Minimum 3 years of direct industry experience.
  • Knowledge of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and how these systems interact.
  • Familiarity with interfacing to FANUC, ABB, and KUKA robots.
  • Requires excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to travel locally and long-distance to customer sites to do field checks.
  • Willingness to participate in internal training to expand technical background

 Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in a professional office environment as well as a manufacturing environment
  • Expectation of an average of 45 - 50 hours per week
  • Ability to travel up to 5%
  • May be exposed to moving mechanical equipment, airborne particles, and occasionally chemical fumes.
  • The noise level within the manufacturing floor may be faint to moderate, and occasionally loud.
  • Eyewear is mandatory while in the manufacturing area
  • Safety shoes such as hard soled shoes are to be worn in the manufacturing area
  • Must be able to work overtime when required as job permits


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time if necessary
  • Must be able to bend, and lift objects up to 35 pounds if required 



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