Automation Controls Engineer

Hyperion Automation Holland, Michigan
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Automation Controls Engineer

As an Automation Controls Engineer, you will own and manage small-to-large projects from design to customer hand-off, challenging yourself with a variety of automation tasks using your analytical and critical thinking skills. Ideal candidates have strong programming and electrical design skills. They are also able to work independently or as part of a team while interacting with clients to meet deadlines.

About Hyperion

Find out what it’s like to wake up every morning and look forward to going to work. All our team members bring their own expertise and experience to each project, allowing us to collaborate and create the best solutions possible for each customer. And when the project is done, we make sure that you have the benefits you need to relax and have fun.


  • Create and improve automated systems and processes
  • Design, program, and commission small-to-large systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair existing electrical systems and programs
  • Research and implement new machinery and controls
  • Create and maintain electrical schematics with AutoCAD Electrical
  • Document all technical procedures and user guides
  • Mentor and guide team members


  • Associate degree in Electrical Design or associated field
  • 2+ years of work experience in automation engineering
  • Proficient with programming PLCs, HMIs, & electrical design theory
  • Willing to travel (25%, domestic and international)
  • Familiar with industrial automation, machine wiring, and AutoCAD Electrical or other related software
  • Experience in data tracking
  • Experience in safety circuit design
  • Experience with machine vision and robotics
  • Experience in power calculations and component sizing


  • Competitive pay based on experience with regular overtime opportunities
  • Fun team environment and flexible work hours
  • Growth opportunities, additional education & training opportunities
  • Top-of-the-line healthcare plan, including vision and dental
  • Retirement plan (401k) with 4% match
  • Life insurance & short-term disability
  • Travel premium
  • $75/month phone stipend
  • $350/year work clothing allowance
  • $250/year tool allowance
  • Up to 22 days PTO, plus paid holidays
  • Paid parental and medical leave

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Holland, MI 49424: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Where did you hear about this position?


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • on-the-job Industrial Automation: 2 years (Required)
  • on-the-job Robotics: 1 year (Preferred)
  • on-the-job PLC Programming: 2 years (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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