Sr Automation Engineer

Manufacturing/Production/Ops WOODRIDGE, Illinois


Position at Motion Industries

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer who is truly interested in a career in electrical controls and automation work.  The position is located in Woodridge, IL near the intersection of I-355 and I-55.  At Motion's Chicago Shop, our Automation Center services customers throughout the Midwest and beyond. We build Industrial Control Systems for MRO and OEM Customers.

 Job Duties: 

  • Quotations for control systems
  • Bill of materials generation for projects
  • AutoCad drafting of control circuits and enclosure layouts
  • Light mechanical layout of fixtures, brackets, etc.
  • Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI programming, testing
  • Field Visits and Commissioning at customers’ sites
  • Assembly-wiring and layout of control systems (as needed)
  • Experience with Motor Control (UL508A)
  • There would be minimal travel with this position, hardly any overnight travel and
  • Some local travel to customer’s sites   
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience
  • Must know AutoCad 2D 
  • PLC and HMI background preferred
  • VFD's
  • AC drives background preferred
  • Knowledge of Electrical Panel Design
  • Microsoft Office skills required (Excel/Word) 


GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.