Layout Designer (Detroit, MI)

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Our Values reflect who we are and how we work and we value our employees. At Comau LLC, our employees enjoy working in a highly innovative and safe working environment while performing challenging and meaningful work to build value -- driven solutions. Our positive relationships with our managers and co-workers allow us to take ownership and walk the talk. Our work culture encourages us to communicate openly, think innovatively, and act as a network. Employees are empowered to work with simplicity and efficiency. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment oriented toward innovation and multiculturalism that offers real opportunities for growth and aims for excellence -- you are probably a great fit for our team!

Today, Comau has a truly global presence, with 33 operative centers in 14 different countries, which allows us to offer tailor-made solutions and localized support in a variety of fields.

The Position: We're looking for aSenior System Layout Engineer

Responsible to provide layout technical solution within the Customers and Comau timing, cost constraints and expectations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the provision of Layouts in line with Customer Specifications and ensure on-site facilities in line with customer and project requirements.
  • To prepare timely and accurate technical specifications to customer and product requirements.
  • To prepare precise timing plans for Layout and facility provision, in line with project constraints.
  • To effectively oversee and control the outputs of both internal and external labor so as to ensure facilities provision in terms of quality and timing commitments.
  • To effectively interact with the Process, Design and RobCad teams so as to create and maintain accurate Plant Layout drawings, taking lean manufacturing principles into account.
  • To ensure that customer expectations are managed and delivered, through establishing effective working relationships with key customer personnel.
  • To ensure that H S standards are maintained.
  • To be an effective team member, working with supervisor and colleagues to ensure smooth workflow with maximum output.
  • Line Layout design for body welding facilities with AutoCAD and Micro station system.
  • Feasibility studies and alternative solution in order to reduce costs on body welding line and transports system.
  • Design layout trucking Interconnections, trucking and brackets BOMs, long lead parts lists.
  • Define position of main energy sources of the plant
  • Guarantees the technical support in the phases of assembly, installation (equipment).
  • Designer is involved with designing, developing and update electrical and fluidic Interconnections of equipment.
  • Attend Design Review with colleagues / customer

Do you have what it takes?

Knowledge Skills

  • 2D Cad tools
  • 2D / 3D CAD layout tools
  • 3D Modeling tools
  • Controls understanding of industrial equipment and machinery
  • Design to Installation / Commissioning
  • Layout design
  • Logistics standards / processes
  • NC management
  • Open Issue Management
  • Safety standards and norms
  • Technical reports creation


  • 3 years minimum related design experience
  • Technical studies in automation and mechanics

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great benefits:

    • Comau offers several benefits to provide health and financial security for you and your family, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Comau also offers a variety of health and wellness programs, along with the options for a Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts with employer contribution, 401k with company match, life insurance, paid vacation holidays, employee referral program, maternity and paternity leave, vehicle discounts and more!

  • Opportunities for Training and Career Development
  • Flexible work hours

Job Details:


Industrial Automation

Employment Type:


Job Functions:

Industrial Manufacturing

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More Information on Comau
Comau operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Southfield, MI. Comau was founded in 1973. It has 6502 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K). To see all 12 open jobs at Comau, click here.
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