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Controls Engineer

Farmington Hills , Michigan

Job Category: Engineering

Company: Alten

Job Id: 3214

Status: Full-Time - OnSite


We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers. 

ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing. 

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level. You don’t have to take our word for it that we are a great place to work—we were named on the 2023 Top Workplaces list thanks to feedback from our proud employees.  

Job Description:

  • Minimum Five years of relevant experience in systems engineering, design, assembly, and/or material handling in automation systems
  • Must have experience of controls hardware design and controls software development.
  • Required Bachelor of engineering degree.
  • Must have Programming Skills on SIEMENS Controller with TIA Portal Experience
  • Ability to read electrical/mechanical prints
  • Ready to be liaison between Offshore India team and Senior Controls Engineers at Fanuc
  • Able to provide onsite (in the USA, at client side) engineering support alongside other Fanuc control engineers
  • Previous knowledge of the Ford FAST PLC architecture (Preferred)
  • Previous experience in controls hardware design
  • Ability to work as part of an engineering team
  • Experience with ProfiNet, ProfiBus, ProfiSafe, EtherNet/IP, other networking protocols


ALTEN Technology is a an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.