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System One Automation Controls Engineer, AL in Huntsville, Alabama


As an Automation Controls Engineer, you will play a key role in designing, developing, and implementing automation solutions to optimize our manufacturing processes. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of automation systems, enhance efficiency, and improve overall productivity.


  • Design, program, and implement control systems for various automated equipment and processes.

  • Collaborate with project managers, electrical engineers, and technicians to develop comprehensive automation solutions.

  • Troubleshoot and debug control systems to ensure optimal performance and reliability.

  • Conduct feasibility studies and provide technical support for automation-related projects.

  • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in automation technology to propose innovative solutions.

  • Prepare and maintain detailed documentation related to control systems and automation processes.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability to successfully perform the job.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing automation solutions for industrial applications.

  • Proficiency in PLC programming (e.g., Allen-Bradley, Siemens), HMI development, and industrial communication protocols.

  • Strong knowledge of control system design, instrumentation, and process control.

  • Familiarity with robotics, motion control, and vision systems is a plus.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to present technical information effectively.

  • Willingness to travel occasionally for on-site support and project implementation.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Regularly required to sit. Occasionally required to walk. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.