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GM PLC Controls Engineer

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Applied Manufacturing Technologies






Lake Orion, Michigan, United States






Direct hire, full-time local opportunity for a GM Controls Engineer

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
  • 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

  • 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)
  • 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 hardware and software designs before submittal
  • Provide project related progress to Department Leader on status and needs
  • Complete designs on-time that satisfy all project requirements as outlined by the Scope of Work
  • Perform all field checks and verifications as required
  • Attend project meetings as required
  • Provide start-up/debug assistance during build and tryout
  • Establish communication
  • Field check I/O
  • Commission software
  • Work with team to develop standard methods and designs for better efficiency and operation
  • Perform Project Leader functions as required
  • Review and evaluate scope of work and project objectives for jobs as assigned by Leader
  • Provide leadership regarding design related tasks to project team as required


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering BSEE, BSEET, BSME or equivalent education or experience
  • Top-notch organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Siemens or Allen Bradley PLC hardware and software design experience
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to lead through a strong character and with confidence.
  • Availability to travel to customer site as necessary for projects.

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