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Controls Project Engineer in Mason, OH at Makino, Inc

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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    Mason, OH
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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 Control Project Engineer in the Mason, OH area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform all Controls Engineering functions including conceptual design, layout design, detail design, and design certification for electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • Provide technological evaluation for project problems and provide solutions while working closely with Makino internal engineering groups, and 3rd party suppliers.
  • Contribute to the design of custom and special options for use on Makino machining centers and equipment provided by Makino to support customer requests.
  • 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 representatives.
Required Skills
  • Working knowledge of applicable industrial electrical standards.
  • Ability to develop and troubleshoot software for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIS).
  • Ability to develop control schematics in AutoCad.
  • Ability to program robotic automation for manufacturing applications.
  • Ability to troubleshoot controls and electrical problems.
  • 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 require extended periods away from the office.   Travel is expected to be 50%.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 3-5 years' or more manufacturing experience.

Apply with us:

A team-oriented organization and a state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center places Makino a cut above the rest.  People don't get jobs at Makino, they have careers.  With strategically placed sites in North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim, Makino is a multinational company poised to hire the very best people from around the globe.

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.  If you would like to be one of the best and are interested in experiencing job growth in a team environment, we encourage you to apply at

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


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