Machine Automation and Controls Engineer

Job Locations US-WA-Kent
Integrated Supply Chain
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As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and integration of control systems that support custom machine tool applications development.  The job role is a combination of industrial controls system design and will progress into programming, testing, and development role as hardware is received and integrated. This position will directly impact the state of the art manufacturing processes necessary to deliver hardware for spaceflight applications.


  • Design, layout, power distribution, and development of electrical control panels to NEC and UL standards
  • HMI/GUI application design and development
  • Preparation of control system electrical drawings for build and installation
  • Servo system coordinated motion control development for machine tool applications
  • Participation in the hardware build, installation, and verification activities
  • Machine software design and implementation utilizing various development tools (PLC ladder logic/structured text, Indusoft, C and C++, RSLogix, FactoryTalk, etc.)


  • BS degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering or other relevant field.
  • 5+ years of experience in coordinated motion control, PLC programming, and electrical panel design
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Electrical
  • Hands-on experience wiring, troubleshooting, testing, and implementing electrical control panels
  • Proficiency with electrical diagnostic equipment (DVMs, oscilloscopes, etc.)
  • Experience working with industrial sensors and actuators: pressure, temperature, motor controllers, valves, pumps, etc.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder)


  • Applications and development experience with closed loop controls
  • 10+ years of experience in motion control, PLC programming, and electrical panel design
  • Experience with Allen Bradley Kinetix5700 motion control platform.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley RSLogix5000 PLC programming.
  • Experience integrating motion control with higher level software platforms. (custom application and/or object oriented applications) 


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