This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Controls Engineer in Mason, OH at Makino, Inc

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Mason, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Makino is a world leader in metal-cutting and machining technology.  As a leader in advanced manufacturing machine tool technology, Makino enables its customers to realize the highest level of quality with the fastest time to market.  When companies make the parts that matter for automotive, aerospace, medical, die-mold and other industries worldwide, they make them with Makino. 

The Opportunity

Makino is seeking a Controls Engineer in the Mason, OH area.   You must be capable of performing all Controls Engineering functions including conceptual design, layout design, detail design, and design certification for electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.  Controls Engineer provides technological evaluation for project problems and provides solutions while working closely with Makino internal engineering groups and 3rd party suppliers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interface with other departments within the company including Sales, Applications Engineering, Order Administration, Manufacturing, Engineering Staff, and senior staff.
  • This position has frequent contacts with customers, suppliers, and sales representative.
  • Ability to develop and troubleshoot software for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs) (preferred platforms are Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi and Omron).
  • Ability to develop control schematics in AutoCad.
  • Ability to program robotic automation for manufacturing applications (preferred platform is Fanuc).
  • Ability to troubleshoot controls and electrical problems.
Required Skills
  • Knowledge of robotic systems functionality, such as vision.
  • Knowledge of metal cutting machine tools.
  • Able to utilize MS Office products such as Word, Excel, etc.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Willingness to travel.  The work assignments are project based and required extended periods away from the office.  Travel is expected to be 50% to 75%.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree of Science in Electrical Engineering (4 year degree preferred).
  • 3 to 5 years' of experience in industrial automation/manufacturing automation.

We believe that the interests of our company and people are inseparable and we are committed to developing a diverse team of creative and independent professionals.   Employees enjoy a stable work environment from a company with years of success and growth in the machine tool industry. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and ongoing training. 

Makino is proud to be an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vets employer


  1. Mechanical Engineer Jobs
  2. Design Engineer Jobs