Entry Level Controls Engineer

Date: Aug 26, 2023

Location: Shelby Township, MI, US, 48315

Company: Lincoln Electric

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.




Job Summary

After learning Fori Automation’s product line, the selected candidate will be travel to customer sites to provide Service & Technical support including troubleshooting, repair, installation, maintenance, and training on various types of industrial automation equipment. Service & support activities will be performed both on-site at a customer’s facility or in-house at a company owned location.


Job Duties

  • Field service and commissioning support of industrial machinery. 
  • Assisting customer and local trades in troubleshooting equipment issues.
  • Debug and servicing of electrical components.
  • Perform end user training on equipment operation.
  • Programming and Troubleshooting PLC based equipment.
  • Programming and Troubleshooting HMI (Human Machine Interface) equipment.
  • Writing new PLC and HMI applications per customer requirements.


Position Requirements

  • Electrical Engineering Degree with Mechatronics Degree programs considered.
  • Knowledge or education in computer programming architectures such as VB, C / C++, or C#.
  • Knowledge or education in electrical circuits, schematic reading, design, and troubleshooting.
  • Mathematical skills in geometry and trigonometry.
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Microsoft Windows ™ Operating system and PC experience.
  • Microsoft Office application experience such as Word and Excel.
  • Travel required- approximately 70%


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!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


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

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Welding, Field Service, Project Manager, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology