March 2, 2020

Controls Engineer

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MBI Automation is seeking a Controls Engineer to join our growing engineering company. This person

would perform a variety of engineering work in the planning, design, and commissioning of automated

electrical control systems. This individual is responsible for handling multiple projects that may have

shifting priorities and deadlines.

In addition to new systems, we also provide onsite troubleshooting and changes to existing equipment.

The flexibility and willingness to adapt to these last-minute requests is required to accommodate the

customer on every level.


-Qualified candidates will ideally possess a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering degree or strong equivalent in experience

-Candidates must possess some level of mechanical knowledge and experience in the

troubleshooting of automated equipment

-Project management and multitasking skills must be demonstrated on a daily basis

-Preferably have a current passport

-Must have clean driving record and reliable transportation

-Excellent work history and attendance record

-Ability to travel 15-25% of the time

-Core Attributes

-Act professionally and trustworthy as the face of the company

-Maintain strong communication skills with co-workers and management

-Maintain a clean and organized work environment and shared work spaces

-Consistently exhibit appropriate attendance habits, working the hours necessary to complete

time sensitive tasks

-Accept instructions and tasks with a positive attitude

-Understanding of project scope, budget, and schedules

-Solid written and verbal communication throughout

-Ability to follow a single project from award to completion and final signoff


-Three or more years prior related experience in the controls engineering field

-Creating and modifying electrical drawings in the AutoCAD environment or similar software

-Controls hardware design and bill of material creation

-Rockwell programming software including RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, and Factory Talk

-Robotic experience with Fanuc, ABB, Motoman or Denso is a plus but not required

-Experience designing and configuring networks such as Devicenet, and EthernetIP


-Use AutoCAD Electrical to create, approve and release industry standard drawing files

-Understanding design system requirements and selecting appropriate hardware for BOMs

-Commission, setup and program several types of automated hardware

-Observe and follow customer design specifications and criteria

-Ability to create PLC, HMI and Robot programs from scratch for each particular job

-Follow and debug programs which may be written by you or others

-Troubleshoot automated assembly machines and service existing systems as required

About Us:

We are a small and growing robotics & controls firm who specializes in design, startup and service of

automation systems. We serve customers within the west Michigan area while also supporting

equipment as it is shipped to its final destination throughout the country. We maintain a relaxed office

environment with flexibility in day to day projects.

In addition, MBI Automation is one of a very few companies who are trusted to perform the entire

scope of Denso Robot repairs. This allows us to serve our customers from every aspect of robot

ownership, sales, service and support. Many companies trust us to provide service and support that is

beyond what even the manufacture is able to provide.

Benefits include:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Personal cell phone allowance

Company supplied laptop / software

IRA Plan with a 3% match

Competitive vacation plan and holiday pay

Find Us

4705 Clyde Park Ave SW
Wyoming MI 49509