Durr Systems Inc
  • 06-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • APT - Software Engineering
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Job Description:

The Software Engineer is responsible for the engineering and commissioning of necessary PLC, HMI and robot controller software to operate electrostatic painting systems using robotic automation. This is a front line, self-directed role with the customer that requires strong character and a professional manner to deal with highly stressful situations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Create and/or commission software for programmable logic controller (PLC).
  • Create and/or commission software for human-machine interface (HMI).
  • Create and/or commission software for robot controller.
  • Communicate effectively with other project team members, including project manager and the engineering team staff.
  • Communicate effectively with customer as required.
  • Assist in the development of written information as required for operating manuals and other internal/external documentation.
  • Adherence to project schedule.
  • Work as part of a cross functional team.
  • Prepare and submit site status reports.
  • Travel approximately 90%. This is a road warrior position with high travel to domestic and international locations.
  • Willing and able to work weekends and holidays when required.

Nonessential Functions:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Robotic Technology or similar is required.
  • 2 or more years of position related experience.
  • Coursework or practical experience in industrial control systems and robotics.
  • Ability to create complete ladder logic programs for automated painting systems using Rockwell or Mitsubishi.
  • Strong computer skills including .NET and Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of safety standards including RIA/ANSI 15.06.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Good technical writing skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate with engineering and estimating departments, contractors, suppliers, and customers.
  • Ability to adhere to project budgets for relevant areas.
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to technically define problems and propose solutions.
  • Adaptable to change in a learning environment.
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary.
  • Spanish and/or German language skills preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands and arms. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision. Ability to work extended hours.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or disability, height, weight, or any other protected status. We maintain a drug-free work place and perform pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

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