Automation and Controls Engineer

Engineering Monterrey, NL, Mexico


Position at Alten Mexico

In Mexico we are registered and certificated to provide engineering services as specialized services company.
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  • Interpret equipment specifications into detailed designs and BOMs
  • Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements (Creo)
  • Develop electrical design, schematics and drawings
  • Develop system design software
  • Define equipment required to achieve requirements of equipment specification
  • Prepare detailed equipment electrical designs while integrating mechanical design, control systems and system design software
  • Plan and provide detailed training on equipment design, maintenance and troubleshooting to various customer skill
  • Support of existing equipment designs and production issues will be required both locally and at various sites globally
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of equipment technologies and utilizes this knowledge to specify and develop innovative solutions
  • Utilize continuous improvement methodology to improve internal industrial processes
  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • 10+ years experience in automation industry or high volume manufacturing environment
  • Basic PLC programming (Unity, ProWORX, SoMachine)
  • Basic configuring and designing HMI systems
  • Familiar with vision systems (Cognex, Keyence)
  • Familiar with motion controllers and actuators (IAI, Yasakawa)
  • Strong command of system design software (LabVIEW, TestStand, C++, etc)
  • Prior schematic capture/PCB generation experience in CAD software
  • Exposure to various test equipment architectures (VXI, PXI, Rack and Stack, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of communication protocols (Modbus, Ethernet, CAN, Profibus)
  • Electronic circuit knowledge: digital, analog, power and high voltage
  • Experience with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Basic understanding of UL61010-1 Standard, NFPA 79, National Electric Code
  • Travel required (domestic and international based on project assignment)


  • Strong communication skills in English (written and verbal)
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a multicultural virtual environment across various functions (design engineering, purchasing, quality, marketing, finance, mfg operations and others)
  • Proven ability to influence and convince through negotiation
  • Motivated self-starter, who able to work in parallel on multiple projects
  • Facilitator to drive problem solving and troubleshooting activities
  • Work with minimal supervision

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