Controls Project Engineer

20% Travel/Relocation Provided/Sponsorship

  • Southfield, MI
  • $110,000 - $140,000
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A bit about us:

One of our favorite Michigan based clients is in search of a Controls Project Engineer to join their STELLAR team ASAP!

Why join us?

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • Double Time

Job Details


  • Work in a manner that protects the health, safety and welfare of yourself and others and adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with the customer, internal functions, and subcontractors to endure the smooth running if the project.
  • Evaluate and review customer requirements & specification.
  • Review government and industry specifications
  • Review original baseline planning
  • Review lesson learned from previous projects
  • Coordinate the System Engineers involved in the project, ensuring homogeneous solutions among all commodities.
  • Review the engineering make/buy strategy
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progresses.
  • Manage the project within the budget
  • Scout supplier and create RFQ.
  • Identify and document added/reduced scope of work with potential impact on resource workload, timing and costs.
  • Be appointed as customer technical interface.
  • Review and update the project open issues list.
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Define, review and update project risks and opportunities
  • Monitor project cost to complete (CTC)
  • Review and update project performance KPI’s
  • Attend project reviews
  • Be appointed as dispatcher and gate keeper in the NC's management
  • Provide feedback to suppliers
  • React promptly and effectively to customer needs
  • Estimate budget for changes
  • Review engineering change for timing evaluation and define the best strategy to be implemented.
  • Monitor and update the status of the engineering change activities in each phase.
  • Compile risk assessments and method statements for the site installation.


Knowledge & Skills
  • Experience and knowledge in Automation Systems
  • Customer manufacturing processes
  • Company strategies, policies, processes, and work instructions
  • Organizational skills with a particular focus upon managing details
  • Use of appropriate interpersonal style(s) and communication methods to work effectively with project team and all functions to meet project goals and objectives.
  • Ability to develop and meet schedules.
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with practical, hands-on problem-solving approach
  • To recognize problems and opportunities quickly and correctly Risks Analysis.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Project etc.), and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of design techniques and tools involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication systems
  • Knowledge of machines, tools, and print reading. An understanding of mechanical systems, their components, and the relationship of those systems to the controls design. Understand mechanical drawings enough to verify the supplied sequence of operations.
  • Knowledge of controls systems and their components in order to construct controls systems architecture. Able to design hardware and or software from a clean sheet.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, assembly techniques, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Ability to train and mentor controls personnel.
  • Determining how a system or process should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Writing computer programs for various purposes.

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Job Details
Southfield, MI
Job Type
$110,000 - $140,000