Lead Automation Engineer – OEM

Flower Mound, TX, USA


$100k - 130k (DOE)

Develop new technical ideas for an OEM considered a world leader in modernized processing equipment used in food, pharmaceutical, and other industries worldwide.

They have been in business since 1950 and offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.


  • Develop new technical ideas from proof-of-concept, to prototype, to production-level beta unit, to finished product.
  • Design training material or manuals as it relates to controls.
  • Responsible for ongoing testing and code development of new products. Travel to factories to support the manufacturing challenges during initial launch of a new product.
  • Support troubleshooting field issues that occur during a product launch. Travel to customer sites and trade shows.
  • Travel domestically/internationally 20%.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field experience
  • 5-10 years of experience programming PLC systems from scratch
  • Knowledge of the workings of system controls panels
  • Experience in a continuous process environment
  • Experience creating method statements and risk assessments.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and familiar with reading a drawing.
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Experience with SAP a plus
  • Experience with SCADA or MES system is a plus.
  • Food Industry Experience is a plus

Excellent salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K with company match, paid holidays, your birthday, PTO, and sick and vacation!