Sr. Automation Engineer – MN hybrid

Minneapolis, MN, USA


Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of working from your home office, from the office located just NW of Minneapolis and with customers around the Twin Cities! This is a great opportunity to work in the Twin Cities with very low overnight travel!

This position will design and develop industrial automation systems. You will be involved in the design, development and commissioning process for PLC and HMI implementations. Great benefits, some paid overtime and the opportunity to grow your career!


  • BS in Electrical Engineering is preferred, AS in Engineering with applicable experience, or equivalent design and programming experience.
  • 3+ years of Allen Bradley RSLogix PLC programming experience from scratch, required HMI programming experience.
  • Systems integration experience, food/beverage, paper or similar industries.
  • Process controls and/or machine controls experience (experience with more than one type of machine)
  • Ability to travel, typically up to 10-15%.
  • Ability to communicate and work with clients and in a team environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft® Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with Google® Suite – including Gmail, Sheets, Docs, and Drive.
  • 3+ years of experience programming with Rockwell PLC and FactoryTalk HMI platforms is required.
  • Familiarity with other platforms such as Siemens, Wonderware, and Ignition is beneficial.
  • Ability to work within a dynamic team environment and with a variety of customers.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Reasons you should consider this opportunity:

  • Very low overnight travel!
  • Profit sharing and overtime pay!
  • Handling projects from cradle to grave!
  • Merit based bonuses (also depends on company profitability and business group performance)
  • Excellent benefits!
  • Flexibility to work from home when you want!


  • Design and program a variety of industrial process control systems that integrate new and existing hardware and software.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair customers’ control systems as required.
  • Programming of PLCs, HMIs, Servos, and VFDs.
  • Understand UL 508A control panel construction and design requirements.
  • Support sales by meeting with customers about project opportunities and providing estimates of hardware costs and development time.