Henrob Corporation
Requisition Number: 2018-055
Job Title: Applications Control Engineer
Position Type: Full Time
Work Days: M-F
Work Hours: 8a-5p
Travel Required: up to 10%
City: New Hudson
State: MI

Applications Control Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

Start your journey at Atlas Copco where you will be challenged to always find a better way!  We offer a family friendly and collaborative work environment, competitive and comprehensive pay and benefits packages, including choices in medical/dental/vision, life insurance, wellness programs, vacation and paid holidays, paternity leave and an outstanding 401k with company match.

Our New Hudson, MI location (Metro Detroit area) is seeking a Controls Applications Engineer with a project specific focus for on-time delivery of customer applications,with penchant for problem solving and decreasing waste.  Ability to review the entire electro-mechanical system as a whole and understand the value and basic function of each piece. 


  • Electrical & pneumatic design and documentation of projects
  • Releasing standard and locally procured products for projects
  • Programming of internal and external devices including PLC’s, HMI’s, servo drives, and robots
  • Understanding and applying customer’s electrical specifications / communication protocols
  • Supporting service resources to identify root cause and corrective action plans as required
  • Perform acceptance testing of products and projects to industry standard techniques
  • Occasional travel to local customers and global engineering centers. 

Required Experience

  • PLC programming languages [Structured Text, Ladder Logic, Function Block] especially within IEC 61131-3 editor
  • North American Safety and Energy regulations
  • Industrial fieldbus communication standards [ProfiNet, EtherNET/IP, DeviceNET, Modbus, IO-Link]
  • Fluid power systems design and allocation [Pneumatic, Hydraulic – load and component selection]
  • Robot programming experience preferred [Fanuc, Kawasaki, Janome, ABB, Kuka, etc]

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Automation Engineering from an accredited four-year college, or minimum 3 years related experience and/or training
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Company Profile

Henrob Acquired in 2014 by Atlas Copco, with over 500 people worldwide and expanding rapidly, Industrial Assembly Solutions (IAS) is an innovator and market leader in the field of self-pierce riveting (SPR) and Flow Drill Systems (FDS) with a growing list of global customers in the automotive industry such as Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar Land Rover and General Motors. Atlas Copco IAS designs and manufactures rivets and riveting equipment as well as flow drill systems often for robotic application, offering a comprehensive joining system solution. The Industrial Assembly Solutions division shall be perceived as the global partner for innovative joining solutions in selected customer segments.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us in writing and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to. 

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