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Controls Engineer

Farmington Hills, Michigan - Posted on September 22, 2022
Published By Jessica Trahey

Now hiring a Controls Commissioning Technicians for direct-hire!

Job Description

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Controls commissioning technician position available in the Farmington Hills, MI. area. Direct hire opportunity. Pay range of $30.00 to $36.00 an hour.  Seeking someone who is well versed in the field of electrical theory and control systems, wiring of machines and machining cells, debugging software, executing system shake downs and making backups after testing are the major fields of application. This requires the ability to work in teams, report and track status as well as understand the functionality of machining systems mostly in the automotive industry. Knowledge of Siemens and Fanuc control systems and the willingness to go the extra mile will are key skills for this exciting and challenging role. Hours will be 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Typical Duties:
(Included but not be limited to the preparation of the following)
-Machine Hardwiring per provided electrical prints or equipment manuals
-Start up and debugging of machines and machining systems
-Ladder logic changes to match added components
-Safely working with 24 v – 575 v
-Customer specifications incorporation
-Hand marking up electrical schematics with additions
-Creating Ghosts of the hard drives
-Finalization of documentation package
-Regularly (daily/weekly) recording of working hours
-Setup and test bus systems and auxiliary interfaces
-Test and confirm all axis/motions are executed properly
-Test and confirm all equipment functions are executed properly
-Debug sequencers and project software and if necessary, adjust software to ensure functionality. Trouble-shooting in-house and at our customer for the company’s production systems and ancillary equipment.
-Perform and verify system shake-downs
-Perform system backups and store them on the public drive
-Safety tests for machines and automation cells
-Ensure compliance to operational control plans pertaining to significant environmental aspects
-Ensure compliance to emergency preparedness and contingency plan
-Ensure identified wastes are handled as per the environmental operational control plans

If interested, please apply today!


-Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field of experience or equivalent work experience in the field. Extensive electrical control experience in a machine tool industry.
-Knowledge of reading electrical, fluid and mechanical prints
-Knowledge of different bus systems, e.g. Profibus, Profinet, FL-Net, etc.
-Knowledge of Siemens and Fanuc control systems and their PLC/NC programming as well as their system architecture, Allen-Bradley is a plus.
-Proficiency with Siemens and Fanuc software required to debug and setup the control systems.
-Proficiency with Outlook, Word, Excel, Power-Point
-NC programming skills is a plus
-German language skills is a plus
-Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Trillium has been recruiting and placing accounting, finance and technical professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees with an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of technical professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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