Location: Lake Orion, Michigan
Job Type: Full-time

Are you a Controls Engineer that wants to be involved in a project from inception to installation?  Where you own  software from design to the floor? Interested in a position that requires minimal travel? If the answer to these questions is affirmative and you have PLC controls experience a career with our Automated Systems Group (ASG) may be a good fit for you.

Some of the areas we specialize in:

  • Material Handling
  • Assembly
  • Vision Guided 3D bin picking
  • Collaborative robots
  • Robotic metrology
  • Dispensing

As a member of the AMT Team you can expect:

Excellent benefits including:

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage
  • 401k 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 learn new skills through the AMT Automation Academy or through on the job mentoring programs
  • Clean, team oriented work environment

Job Summary
PLC software design & debug for automated systems.

Regular responsibilities include:

  • Development of PLC programs, HMI programs, and interface software.
  • Includes writing programs from scratch and debugging of programs.
  • Some On-Site system start-up of systems at customer’s facility.
  • May be responsible for system training at completion of commissioning.


  • At least five years of successful controls software design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent education or experience
  • Top notch organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to lead through a strong character and with confidence.
  • Travel <10%
  • HMI programming skills
  • PLC hardware & software design (Allen Bradley or Siemens) preferred.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with AutoCAD a plus

Other suggested skills:

  • Robot programming

Sr. Controls Engineer Application