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Automation Engineer

Benton Harbor, MI
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Aludyne is a lightweighting solutions and components supplier to the mobility industry.

With a vertically integrated global footprint, deep expertise in both iron and lightweight materials and solutions, and a customer-centric approach to service, we deliver simple solutions to complex mobility problemsWe cultivate a collaborative, diverse, and safe environment that enables the solutions our customers need and inspires our employees to achieve excellence. We employ a global team of problem solvers, team players, critical thinkers, and engaged doers.

·        Career Advancement: As a growth oriented Company, Aludyne actively supports individual career development through a Performance Management Program, and Education and Training.

  • Compensation/Benefits: Aludyne provides competitive wages and benefits to all its employees worldwide.

Core Values

Safety – the employee needs to work safely and incorporate safety in achieving their goals

Act as One Aludyne – understanding that everyone has goals and they are all equally important and that all employees should work as one unit so everyone is successful

Employee Engagement – work respectfully, ask for feedback from those you are impacting

Commitment to Customers – remember to pride yourself on meeting or exceeding your customers’ expectations and remember that customers can be internal employees or external customers

Transparency – be open and honest in your communication and collaborate and cooperate to make the best decisions



Job Description



Primary Responsibilities: Development, enhancements, programming, debugging, troubleshooting and implementation of existing and/or new automation systems and machinery.

Secondary Responsibilities: Training, CNC and PLC programming, motion control programming, operator interface programming and fault recovery, temperature control, robotic, vision and facility systems programming and implementation.


  • Engineering, integration, programming and commissioning of automated systems.
  • Develop system drawings using AutoCAD to produce engineering and production documentation as required using various Microsoft Office applications.
  • Develops PC/PLC logic, servo motion, and HMI displays utilizing applicable software.
  • Determines cell layout and develops robot programs using robot simulation software.
  • Works closely with Production and Project Engineering in the development, application and requisitioning of applicable project requirements and implementation timelines.
  • Engineers and programs appropriate safety circuits for automated equipment and cells.
  • Works with Quality in the implementation of defect detection and scrap reduction.
  • Manages outside contractors as required.
  • Updates existing systems as required.
  • Required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon request of the   supervisor
  • Complies with the following OSHA Safety Standards: Hazard Communication; Blood borne Pathogens; Lockout; Permit Required Confined Space; Hot Work Permit; Powered Industrial Trucks; P.P.E. and Ergonomics
  • Complies with the current revision of RIA ANSI/RIA R15.06 Safety requirements for industrial robots and robot systems, NFPA 70 National Electrical Code, NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces, NFPA/ANSI 79 Electrical Standard for industrial equipment, ANSI/UL 1740 Safety Standard for robots and robotic equipment, Montague Operations Electrical Build Standards, and all other applicable standards governing the installation and safety of automated systems.
  • When necessary, participate in classes and training seminars to learn new technologies and techniques deemed helpful to performance on the job.
  • Assists the maintenance department with troubleshooting production equipment.


Skills & Requirements Qualifications Aludyne provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.