Controls Project Engineer

Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Shelby Township
Category:  Engineering

Fori Automation, LLC is a Lincoln Electric Company and global supplier of welding, assembly, material handling, and testing equipment for both automotive and non-automotive customers around the world. Fori Automation focuses on delivering cost-effective highly engineered products and systems that can be designed and manufactured globally with localized sales, project management, and service.




Basic Job Function
Responsibilities typically involve leading a team and the engineering of control systems of manufacturing equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Control panel concept and design based on line-up information from the Mechanical Department.
• Control Project Engineers shall be able to properly design all aspects of a system of software and hardware.
• Develop documentation including schematics, Bill of Materials, network diagrams, and customer deliverables.
• Guarantee the workability, completeness and accuracy of all designs.
• Coordinate with other Project Engineers regarding design concepts and consistency.
• Participate in internal and external design reviews with cross-functional teams.
• Ensure that all designs meet either internal and customer-specific standards.
• Fully document and maintain engineering records for the project.
• Write software as required. Ideal candidate must understand ladder logic and HMI programming.
• Perform commissioning and debug activities for new and existing equipment.
• Work as an engineering liaison to manufacturing and field service departments.


Position Summary and Requirements
• Ability to take the Controls Engineering Lead on a project.
• Knowledge and experience using Siemens TIA Portal for logic and HMI development.
• Knowledge and experience using Rockwell Logix tools for logic development
• Knowledge and experience using Rockwell FactoryTalk View for HMI development.
• Strong root cause and troubleshooting capabilities
• Experience with Servo and VFD drive technologies.
• B.S.E.E. Degree preferred, Mechatronics and experience considered.
• Minimum 5 to 10 years of experience.



Physical Demands and Work Environment  

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.   Repetition with activity; computer work. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


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Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Fori Automation Inc. (US92) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Shelby Township
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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