Controls Hardware Designer

auburn hills, MI 48326

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Engineering Job Number: CM52421538

Job Description

As a Controls Hardware Designer, you will be a part of a team that is responsible for industrial controls systems design and developing components such as circuits, lay outs, and bill of materials.

  • PLC and or Servo system design with any of the following hardware systems: Bosch Rexroth, Rockwell, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron, etc.
  • Panel design and layout
  • Bill of materials
  • Wiring schematic capabilities (Servo, Safety E-Stop, Lights Screens, PLC)
  • Work with minimal supervision and perform all required normal engineering calculations associated with hardware design using AutoCAD
  • Implement standard engineering practices, and provide detailed documentation upon project completion
  • Ability to creatively explain and present complex concepts in an easy to understand manne
  •  Foster a positive team environment by assisting co-workers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • MV/HV Engineer
  • Knowledge of NEC and UL508A Standards is required (Build Practices and Component Selection)
  • Switch gear
  • Cable assembly design (experience is a plus)
  • Ability to use AutoCAD (E-Plan experience is a plus)
  • Electrical power distribution systems
  • Transformer testing – TTR, winding resistance, insulation resistance, SFR
  • High/medium/low voltage system
  • Solid state power conversion
  • Power transformers
  • Arc-flash calculations and protection
  • NESC, NFPA, NEMA, ANSI, UL, IEEE standards
  • Power system analysis
  • Circuit design and component selection


  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Hardware Design

  • Background in Hardware Design
  • Minimum of 3 years
  • Experience in automotive, food processing, HVAC, aerospace, or water/wastewater industries a plus

  • 401(k) retirement with matching
  • Employee discount (Ford and Stellantis)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Training program Job development training
  • Personal development training
  • Supportive team
  • Excellent holiday schedule
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Anniversary bonus

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