Senior Software Automation Engineer (Detroit, MI)

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Job Responsibilities

We are searching for a talented Senior Software Automation Engineer that understands customer specifications (corporate and plant), standards, and local and/or national electric codes for use in designing hardware schematics and software programs.

Take ownership. Are you ready for a challenge?

In this role the ideal candidate will act as a network and think innovatively while executing the following responsibilities:

  • Researches, develops and customizes new hardware and software interfaces.
  • Must be capable of developing software structure and writing logic from scratch.
  • Must be capable of developing Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens and interface from scratch.
  • Utilizes existing customer and internal standards as well as references from previous projects to develop and customize all required application specific software (i.e. PLC ladder logic, HMI files).
  • Coordinate and review with Controls Project Engineer, Controls Technical Leaders, and colleagues to maintain consistency within a given project.
  • Checks hardware schematics and software programs for errors.
  • Performs commissioning and debugging for intermediate to complex machine applications.
  • May construct electrical and Fluid schematic packages by laying out I/O, designing magnetic circuits, fusing, control panel layouts, bills of material, and cable layouts.
  • Other duties as required.


Do you have what it takes?

This role is best suited for a candidate that possess the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of Automotive automation work experience, preferably body shop
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with PLC controls is required, any industry is acceptable
  • HMI debug / commissioning skills, required
  • Willingness to travel 75%


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of Automotive automation work experience, preferably body shop


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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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