Controls Engineer

American Axle & Manufacturing Southfield , MI 48086

Posted 1 week ago

We are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world.

At AAM, we're looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We're growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!

Controls Engineer

Key Elements of the Position

  • Assist the Lead Controls Engineer in the development of controls designs and hardware for new and refurbished forging equipment, automation, and their integration.

  • Utilize and maintain standards that define the minimum controls requirements of Metal Forming equipment.

  • Ensure the compliance with applicable national electrical safety standards for new, refurbished and existing Metal Forming equipment.

  • Identify and implement advanced machine control, sensor, and robotic technologies.

  • Project manage suppliers as they design and build Metal Forming equipment control systems and machine integration solutions.

  • 30% travel to plant locations for equipment installation, startup, and debug.

  • Support Metal Forming plants as needed with critical controls issues on existing systems.

Position Requirements

  • Associates degree (Bachelor's preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Mechatronics.

  • Working knowledge of safety requirements involving electrical systems.

  • Working knowledge of ladder logic and HMI programming (Allen Bradley preferred).

  • Working knowledge of robot programming and debug.

  • Basic understanding of machine controls design, development, component selection, programming, testing, evaluating, implementation, and trouble shooting.

  • Basic understanding in hydraulics, pneumatics, lube and coolant design, and trouble-shooting.

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Electrical (2013 or newer) preferred.

  • Induction heating experience is preferred.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

About American Axle & Manufacturing

For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We've earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.

AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 25,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.

AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail aamhr@aam.com . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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