G-TECH Services, Inc. AVS-IPI Controls Engineer. in Dearborn, Michigan


AVS-IPI Controls Engineer.

  • Successful candidate for this position will play a critical role in the deployment of the Next Generation Automated Vehicle Scheduling (NGAVS) system in North American vehicle assembly plants.

  • As a NGAVS In-Plant Implementation (IPI) Controls Engineer, he/she will be responsible for integration of NGAVS with Vehicle Operations tooling and process control systems.

  • Candidate will work with vendor controls engineers to install, test, and debug standard NGAVS logic and drivers.

  • Although most NGAVS PLC code modules are complete and standardized, the candidate may need to create custom code for plant unique situations or modify standard templates and AOI.s to address issues identified by the third party integrator.

  • This would include maintenance of PLC Code for Allen-Bradley ControlLogix using Rockwell RS5000 software.

  • Individual will also will be responsible for creation and maintenance of HMI code (Allen-Bradley PanelViews).

  • Assignments may be at any Vehicle Assembly Plants in North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)


Experience Required:

  • Must have significant experience as a Controls Engineer in an automotive assembly plant manufacturing environment.

  • Significant experience programming Allen-Bradley (Rockwell) PLC5"s and ControlLogix.

  • Significant experience programming Allen-Bradley PanelView HMI"s.

  • Experience with Industrial Ethernet communications.

  • Experience writing documentation and training material.

  • Experience preparing wiring diagrams and other drawings in AutoCAD.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fully proficient in English.

Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledge of SmartEye vehicle identification technology.

  • Knowledge of SICK barcode scanners.

  • Knowledge of Adaptive displays.

  • Knowledge of DeviceWise a plus.

  • Successful candidate will be comfortable interfacing with wide range of parties, from hourly operators and skilled trades through plant management.

  • Individual should be a self-starter, requiring a minimum of day-to-day supervision.

  • Must be a strong team player.

  • Must be willing to travel the appropriate amount of time required to support New Model Program launch schedules.

  • Must be physically able to work on the plant floor (body, paint, final) for significant hours per day.

  • Must be legally able to work in U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

  • Individual should be comfortable directing the work of others.

  • Depending on the project, candidate may be required to direct the efforts of third-party controls integrator resources.

Education Required:

B.S./M.S. Electrical Engineering preferred.

Computer Science degree with emphasis on Controls Systems or Manufacturing Systems also acceptable.

Significant applicable experience in lieu of degree will also be considered.


G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.

ID 77026

# of Openings 1

Recruiter Bradley Vande Kieft

Category Information Technology (IT)

Recruiter Email bvandekieft@gogtech.com

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn