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Senior Controls Project Engineer - Aftermarket Division (Michigan - Holland, Auburn Hills, Sterling Heights)

Job ID: JRAP21597
Date Posted: May 4, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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This opportunity will be based out of our Michigan facilities, either in:
-Holland, MI
-Auburn Hills, MI
-Sterling Heights, MI

As a Senior Controls Project Engineer, you will work with some of the most talented engineers in the automation industry.  This role supports our growing Aftermarket Division.  You will lead a team and work with customers while upgrading, repairing and integrating some of the most state-of-the-art robotics & technology available.  The innovative solutions we work on offer diverse experiences that will strengthen your skills and challenge your abilities.

Location:  This position can be located at our Auburn Hills or Holland, Michigan facility.  You will have some flexibility to work remote/from home during the week. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Supervise controls engineers and other staff.
  • Assist engineers to identify areas for career development and advancement.
  • Partner with manager to develop engineering department through leadership, training, and continuous improvement. Manage staffing of projects, workload issues, and meeting project timelines.
  • Design controls equipment to meet customer requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Expected to manage several on-going projects concurrently. 
  • Responsible for leading cross-functional technical teams throughout the lifecycle of various projects.
  • Assist with the successful management of assigned programs as they relate to cost, quality, timing, and customer satisfaction.

Note: This list of responsibilities is not inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field OR Associates degree with 2+ years of related experience
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • 2+ years leading technical projects  

Skills You’ll Have: 

  • Knowledge to lead others.
  • Ability to identify systemic to improve department efficiency.

Other Details: 

  • Travel up to 25% 
  • Present to colleagues and company management
  • Lead teams and influence project direction and progress.
  • Act as a technical expert and leader in the department.
  • Covid-19 Disclaimer: The health & safety of everyone at JR Automation is critical to our success.   As an essential employee, you will work onsite at one of our facilities and follow the policies & practices in the JR Automation Covid-19 Safe Work Playbook.  Social distancing, mask-wearing, and capacity limits are a few of the strategies we utilize. 

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.   

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.      

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us!

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