Project Engineer - Robotics

Controls Engineering Auburn Hills, Michigan


Position at Esys Automation

Our team is dedicated to keeping our customers out in front of the rapid and unpredictable updates in technology. JR Automation drives change by learning and innovating faster than anyone else.   As a member of a project team you’ll work alongside our Applications, Mechanical, and Build teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and solutions for every application, process, and industry you never thought possible.

What You’ll Do:

  • Robot Programming (Fanuc, ABB, Kuka)
  • Robotic Processing – dispense applicators, sealers, urethane and paint
  • Robotic Simulation – RoboGuide (Fanuc), RobotStudio (ABB), SimPro (Kuka)
  • Light Machine Build – end effectors
  • Hardware/Software Design - The ability to read and interpret electrical schematics/troubleshooting
  • Design checking of Mechanical Designs/ EOAT’s affecting robots
  • Take direction from Project Manager for Project specific tasks
  • Field Service & support 
  • Write operation manuals when required by the project
  • Give training classes at customer facilities when required by the project
  • Develop & maintain good relationships with customers & suppliers
  • Understand and employ the Esys Quality Management System

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring:

  • 2 + years of experience in automation or equivalent education

Other Details:

  • Travel to customer sites & other JR locations up to 30% of time
  • This may include domestic and international travel depending on the project.

Company Overview

Esys Automation is a leading full-service automation solutions provider to the automotive industry with locations in Auburn Hills & Sterling Heights, Michigan.  For the last six years, Esys has been recognized as one of the Top Work Places according to the Detroit Free Press.  Our teams enjoy a level of autonomy and responsibility that promotes innovative thinking and a sense of ownership.  Established in 1999, Esys was acquired by JR Automation in 2018. 

We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking and a passion for technology.  Come think, solve, and create with us!