Electrical Controls Engineer

  • CEC Controls/Wood
  • Apr 24, 2024
Full time Automotive

Job Description

Electrical Controls Engineer

Warren, Michigan

Job Description


CEC Controls – a Wood business is seeking an Electrical Control Engineer for our Warren, Michigan facility. Wood is a Global Energy Solutions company; our CEC Controls division has been in business for over 50 years in America, providing exceptional products and services to the automotive industry.  


Are you interested in a career in electrical and process controls, with a global leader in the energy, automotive and government markets?  Would you like to expand your skill set in the field of electrical and process controls? We are looking for success driven individuals to join our team. You will receive the world-class training and support needed to be successful in the growing industries we serve. Come join a winning team!

Wood Applied Intelligence -CEC Controls is currently recruiting for an Electrical Control Engineer L1E to join our team in Metro Detroit, MI. The office site is Warren Michigan with some work from home opportunity, as well as client sites during project commissioning and standby phases. We are looking for Electrical Control Engineers that must be able to perform the design of control systems, from start to finish, as well as the engineering and field startup of control systems.  Experience in industries related to automotive are priority. Demonstrated trouble shooting skills are absolutely necessary. This is a great opportunity for an individual with solid experience as an automation engineer or systems integrator, for someone who is looking for career growth with a major organization.  

Excellent benefits, bonus program, some travel [25%] may be required. We are looking for long term, driven and dedicated individuals.


·         Performing Design of Automation control systems, requirements which will include:

o    Review specifications and standard practices

o    Follow internal and customer standards as required

§  Establishing non-standard logic and designs as required.

o    Create system map layouts, sequence of operations, drawing packages, write PLC logic, and develop HMI screens

o    Specify panel and field material by creating Electrical Bill of Material’s (EBM’s)

·         Field duties and responsibilities include:

o    Assisting in installation oversight

o    Start-up and Debug at customers facilities

o    Launch support and Standby support (post commissioning)


·         Bachelor’s or Technical degree or certificate in a controls related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent)

o    OR Five years of applicable experience in an industrial environment that includes design, debug, startup, and standby of conveyor controls

·         Must be detail oriented, capable of writing and modifying logic in conformance to client standards

·         Experience with conveyor systems including: Skid, Skillet, Pallet, Friction Drive, EMS ++

·         Must be willing to travel up to 25%

·         Willing to work various shifts and O.T

·         Logical thinker & problem solver

·         Organized & detail oriented and self-motivated with “Can Do” mindset

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills