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Automation Engineer

4D Systems Corporation

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Posted on 10/12/2021


Metro-Detroit, MI area (travel required within the USA)




Are you a creative thinker?

Do you have the ability to solve problems?

Do you have a strong desire to learn and stimulate your brain in a technical environment?

Do you like to do hands on work?

If so, a career in automation may be just right for you.

4D Systems provides its customers with highly motivated and skilled Controls Engineers, Robot Programmers, and Simulation Engineers that have the expertise to perform the overall design, programming and integration of electrical components, robotics, servos, VFD drives, pneumatic components and hydraulic systems, and robot programming for automated machinery.  

4D Systems is seeking candidates for full time employment in Controls, Simulation, and Robot Programming. Interested candidates must be willing to travel and have proficiency/knowledge with some of the following:


Programmable Logic Controllers:

  • Siemens Step 7
  • Rockwell Automation RSLogix 5 & 500
  • Rockwell Automation ControlLogix 5000
  • Rockwell Automation GuardLogix 5000
  • GE FANUC Cimplicity Proficy Edition LM90/30
  • Modicon Proworx NxT
  • Automationdirect


Human Machine Interface's:

  • Siemens WinnCC
  • Allen Bradley FactoryTalk View ME
  • Allen Bradley RSView 32
  • PanelMatePro
  • Cimplicity HMI Proficy
  • Automationdirect C-More



  • ProfiBus
  • ProfiNet
  • Ethernet & Ethernet I/P
  • ControlNet
  • DeviceNet
  • Remote I/O
  • DH+
  • RS232 - 485


Vision Inspection Systems:

  • Cognex
  • DVT
  • Keyence




  • ABB
  • KUKA






  • FANUC V-500iA
  • FANUC iRVision 2D/3D
  • ABB Cognex




Robotic Simulation Services:


  • FANUC RoboGuide Suite
  • Siemens Process Simulate
  • Delmia


Minimum Education & Experience

Bachelor Degree in 1 of the following: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation


2+ years of hands on robotics and/or controls experience in a manufacturing environment will also be considered in lieu of a Bachelor Degree

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4D Systems is a certified robotic integrator and specializes in the creation of custom robotic work cells. With multiple layouts & solutions for many applications such as spot welding, material handling, sealing, painting, cutting, & thermal processing, manufacturers can work with 4D Systems engineers to design the perfect work cell for their production needs. 4D Systems has many years of robotic experience & we have developed applications through R&D when none have existed; we believe there are no robotic systems that we cannot work with. We work with our customers to provide innovative solutions to allow them to increase their efficiency which in-turn improves productivity & profitability while giving them a competitive edge within the market. 4D Systems is a world leading provider of software, hardware & professional services for the engineering community. 4D Systems enables its customers to improve their competitiveness, productivity & profitability by delivering PLM solutions.

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