Project Engineer


Spring Hill, TN, US, 37174

Company:  9051-Advanced Control Solutions

Advanced Control Solutions is seeking an Automation Project Engineer. This position will be responsible for implementing and supporting automation systems including Machine Vision Systems, PLC's, motion control systems, and Robotics. The Engineer will be responsible for application testing, programming, technical support, sales support, field support and installations, A limited amount of travel in Tennessee and the Southeast will be required.


Essential Functions:

  • Understanding of Complex Automated Control Systems
  • Interface Daily with the Customers, Sales Engineers, and other internal Engineering/Sales personnel.
  • Assist with specifying, testing, installation and programming of machine vision, robotics, PLC’s  and other control equipment.
  • Develop machine vision applications to perform required inspection functions.
  • Develop robot programs to perform required material handling functions.
  • Automation development, improvements, training, tech support and troubleshooting.
  • Start-up and commission completed system at customer site for final customer approval.
  • Assist with workshops and training classes covering vision systems and robots

Skill Requirements:

  • Must possess strong analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and computer skills required
  • Must have the ability/desire to work in a team environment
  • Must demonstrate the ability to promote a safe working environment
  • Must be innovative, showing a drive for results
  • Must be self driven and have an ability to learn technical products through self study and collaboration with other Engineers
  • Must have strong project management skills and be able to independently manage installation / programming efforts at multiple customer sites


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required
  • Two plus years of programming experience (Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc.) preferred
  • Experience in Machine Vision Systems (Cognex or Keyence) preferred


An emerging provider of next generation technology solutions, Applied Industrial Technologies has a growing automation footprint and expanding offering of motion control, machine vision, robotic and IIoT technologies, plus related value-added industrial expertise.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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