Automation Engineer

Company: Millennium Control Systems, LLC

Location: Eastlake, Ohio, United States



Millennium Control Systems LLC, (MCS) established in 1997 and located in Eastlake, OH is a recognized leader in providing engineered control systems and software solutions for the glass, metal, rubber, paper, OEM and other industries. MCS offers turn-key automation solutions including manufacturing and installation.

MCS is a growing company headquartered in an attractive and convenient suburb of Cleveland with additional offices located in Detroit and Atlanta areas. We offer professional challenges, personal rewards, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Health, Dental and Vision, 401(k) w/company match, paid vacation and holidays. MCS has also historically offered a bonus primarily based on company's financial performance and outlook which has been paid every year for the last 13 years.


• Work directly with Sr. Automation Engineer and all team managers.

• Develop PLC and drive based machine control solutions meeting customer specifications and all applicable safety standards and functional requirements.

• Develop HMI and SCADA control solutions meeting customer specifications and functional requirements.

• Accept responsibility for accuracy and content of design, as assigned by team manager.

• Interface with customers, project managers and sales team.

• Design, develop and supervise the production of equipment, processes, systems and subsystems.

• Controls systems design, specification, programming, simulation and testing.

• Anticipate and identify customers needs and translate into design specifications.

• Supervise the budgeting, testing and commissioning (will require travel to customer sites) of projects.

• Identify and monitor project milestones.

• Involvement with all aspects of a project, from inception to completion.

• Communicate with the project manager and other project engineers.

• Develop device lists and BOMs in conjunction with other assigned project engineers.

• Meet project specifications and deadlines.

• Design and produce and/or review drawings for accuracy.

• Prepare specifications for purchase of hardware materials and equipment.

• Write performance requirements, instructions and reports.

• Occasional field service responsibilities, including; installation supervision along with basic commissioning of PLC’s, Drives and HMI control systems.

• Participate in manufacturing checkout at customer shop tests, as required.

• Train end user personnel on system; when required.


• Excellent communication skills.

• Ability to interact with customers and vendors while representing Millennium in a

professional manner.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Willing and capable to learn new products, as required.

• Must be creative, inventive, logical, practical, analytical, innovative and

technologically capable.

• Detail-oriented and well organized.

• Problem-solving skills and abilities.

• Capable of working both independently as well as in a team environment.

• Responsible, reliable and quick to respond to customers’ needs and requests.

• Project management skills including management of multiple projects.

• Ability to read and understand electrical schematics for control systems.

• Experience with and understanding of AC and DC motor theory.

• Ability to commission AC and DC drives.

• Proficient at PLC and HMI programming; robot programming experience a plus.

• Working knowledge of NEC, NFPA-79 and UL-508.

• Basic AutoCAD skills.

• Must have proven experience in PLC logic and programming with any of the

following PLC’s: Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens, Automation Direct.

Mitsubishi, Omron, Aromat, Toshiba, etc.; and HMI or SCADA programming and

configuration of any of the following software packages: Wonderware, Rockwell,

Intellution, GE Cimplicity, Ci-Tech, Iconics, Siemens, U.S. Data; etc..


• Required - Bachelor’s or higher degree in Engineering, Automation or 5 years of

equivalent experience.

• Preferred – MS degree in Electrical Engineering.

Email resume w/salary requirement to: [email protected]

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