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Aerotek Automation Engineer in PORTAGE, Michigan

Direct Hire Opportunity with a Growing Automation Company!


This person will have a wide range of responsibilities related to processing and packaging systems including: designing, programming and troubleshooting control systems, control panel engineering, PLC programming (Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLCs), HMI application development (PanelView HMI), and start-up support of automated systems.

They will be working onsite at clients so they need to have excellent communication skills and be able to work with people at multiple levels within the organization. They may also be managing contractors (mainly trades people) during the installation of the project.

This person will be working on multiple projects at a time, that vary in size, scope and length. The majority of projects are adding systems to existing equipment, some retrofitting of existing systems and a small amount of new systems.






-5+ years' experience designing, programming, and troubleshooting automated systems

-Proficient in Allen Bradley PLC's

-Vision system experience

-Physically able to do the job: crawl under machines, walk back and forth at a manufacturing plant and climb on ladders to access equipment.

-Up to 20% travel (some local, most in Michigan and some outside of Michigan)


*BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical degree

*SCADA experience

*Experience with FactoryTalk, Intellution iFix or Wonderware

*Control Panel Design experience

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.