Durr Systems Inc
  • 12-Sep-2016 to 31-Dec-2020 (EST)
  • PFS - Electrical Engineering
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Dürr is one of the world's leading suppliers of products, systems, and services, mainly for automobile manufacturing. Our range of products and services covers important stages of vehicle production. As a systems supplier, we plan and build complete paint shops and final assembly facilities. We also manufacture and supply automotive and industrial paint and sealing robotics. Our environmental technologies deal with procedures to improve energy efficiency and the exhaust air purification.

We are a growing organization, and we are seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our team. Together, with the momentum of our business vision, we can achieve international success and added innovation in all of the themes which Dürr influences at a global level.

Position Summary: Detailing and electrical design (hardware and software) for industrial control systems.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Design and detail industrial control systems
  • Generate design drawings, bill of equipment
  • Interpret mechanical drawings
  • Selection of purchased equipment
  • Design & detail industrial control software
  • PLC / controller code / graphic user interface code
  • Follow designs through to equipment fabrication, software code testing, and on-site startup / debug
  • Work in SAP system to define, order and track parts
  • Attend and/or conduct design reviews
  • Develop sequences of operation
  • Maintain transmittal records and document control
  • Maintain project schedules
  • Assist in the development of subcontract bid package documentation
  • Support on-site installation team as required
  • Lead small project team of electrical engineers
  • Attend customer meetings to understand project requirements
  • Communicate with project team, customers, and suppliers
  • Understand, diagnose, and solve real or potential design problems
  • Commission installed designs
  • Troubleshoot electrical installation, both hardware and software
  • Maintain and update checkout documentation
  • Travel approximately 30%       

Nonessential Functions:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering
    • 5-10 years of position related experience
    • Able to interpret NEC and local codes
    • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Experienced in PLC programming, graphic user interface programming, computer operating systems, and networking
      • Experienced in selection and troubleshooting of instrumentation and process control
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
        • Good time management skills
        • Good organizational skills
        • Good verbal communication skills
        • Good technical writing skills
        • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
        • Able to lead small groups in a project
        • 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

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. 

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.

Note to all Staffing Agencies: Dürr has a team of dedicated Human Resources professionals who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors on an as needed basis. We do not accept resumes from agencies that are not on our preferred vendor list and have not signed our Recruiting and Permanent Placement Contract. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and Dürr will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.


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