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Sr. Industrial PLC Controls Engineer

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Applied Manufacturing Technologies






Lake Orion, Michigan, United States


Engineering, Software and Programming




Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) is a systems integrator and turnkey controls solutions provider. We’re in aerospace, alternative energy, food and beverage, rubber and plastics, automotive, material handling, error proofing, and pretty much anywhere automation is used.

We have opportunities available for experienced PLC Programmers and Controls Hardware Designers

As a member of the AMT Team you can expect:

  • Excellent medical benefits including vision and dental coverage
  • 401(k) with company match and option for ROTH
  • Company-paid Long Term Disability insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid vacation/personal time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities to be exposed to new industries and applications

Primary Job Responsibilities for PLC Programmers

  • Provide software design as required for controls systems including PLC logic development or PC based control programming, HMI development, management information system requirements
  • Perform pre-approval checks on software designs before submittal
  • Establish communication
  • Field check I/O
  • Commission software
  • Perform all field checks and verifications as required
  • Provide start-up/debug assistance during build and tryout
  • Work with team to develop standard methods and designs for better efficiency and operation
  • Perform Project Leader functions as required

Primary Job Responsibilities for Hardware Design Engineers

  • Provide hardware design as required for controls systems including Power distribution, magnetics, I/O requirements, communication requirements, field wiring, fluid requirements (hydraulic, pneumatic, lube & water)
  • Perform pre-approval checks on hardware designs before submittal
  • Complete designs on-time that satisfy all project requirements as outlined by the Scope of Work
  • Work with team to develop standard methods and designs for better efficiency and operation
  • Perform Project Leader functions as required



Minimum of 5 years actively working in industrial controls

Engineering Degree or equivalent experience

Top-notch organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects

Siemens or Allen Bradley PLC hardware or software design experience

Strong communication skills with the ability to lead through a strong character and with confidence.

Availability to travel to customer sites as necessary for projects. Travel duration is dictated by the project and at times may exceed 50% for PLC Programmers. Travel for Hardware Designers is minimal

For more information check our website at and our YouTube channel AppliedMfg . We are an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information: Send resume and salary requirements to .