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Actalent Controls Engineer in Circleville, Ohio


Actalent Services is currently seeking an Automation Engineer that will be supporting a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier in Circleville, OH.

This position is responsible for the development and installation of automated manufacturing equipment and control systems for new model programs as well as providing on-going floor support for production and maintenance. Primary duties include obtaining cost and timing for customer RFQs, project tracking, control system design and programming, equipment testing and installation, and working on cross-functional teams for continuous improvements.


  • Develop operation instructions and provide all documentation and software for automation equipment

  • Ensure all automated systems meet all safety requirements allowing for safe operation in production

  • Provide training to manufacturing and maintenance on proper operation of newly installed equipment

  • Create new automated work cells including robotics, material handling systems and packaging equipment

  • Direct the development, design, testing, and installation of automated manufacturing systems and processes

  • Coordinate with other engineers, manufacturing and automation to ensure design intent and cost effectiveness of production are achieved through run of rate trials.

  • Perform cost benefit analysis on various control systems and make recommendations for capital investments

  • Prepare control system design documents including schematics, I/O lists, panel designs, and control narratives

  • Participate in meetings as requested to verify scope and status of automation projects

  • Write new PLC, HMI, and robotic programming and modify existing programs as needed

  • Reuse inactive assembly equipment and components to reduce cost of new model quotes and launches

  • Work closely with suppliers & automation technicians to keep projects on track and ensure equipment functionality through run-offs

  • Participate on cross functional Kaizen teams and continuous improvement initiatives

  • Lead, advise, and train junior engineers & automation technicians in order to increase capability

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.