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Electrical/Controls Engineer - Entry Level

POSITION SUMMARY: MJ Engineering is seeking a fulltime Entry Level Controls Engineer to support the growth and expansion of our business.  The Controls Engineer will primarily be accountable for designing, programming, testing, and debugging custom designed automation equipment. This person must be a self-motivated professional who is personally aligned with the Company’s values, mission and brand. This position will be supported with training, management, and coaching for the individual’s overall professional success. 



  • Maintenance and development of PLC Systems (Allen-Bradley/Rockwell/Studio 5000), HMI programming (FactoryTalk View) and sub systems. 
  • Maintenance and development of Robot Automation Systems (primarily Fanuc 6-axis & SCARA)
  • Programming support for new automation projects and existing automated systems.
  • Development of electrical design, schematics, and drawings
  • On-site installation of automation projects
  • Support sales department with feasibility studies
  • Other duties as assigned. 


ESSENTIAL SKILLS: The successful candidate for this position will have, at minimum, the following skills, experience, and characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary engineering team members
  • Capability to critically assess own work for successes and malfunctions.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of 0-2 years relevant work experience is required.



  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar field such as Electrical Technology, Control Systems or Computer Programming etc.) preferred. Other Engineering degrees to be considered with appropriate experience.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical or similar design software.
  • Experience with robot programming.
  • Knowledge of general programming principles.


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: To qualified candidates for our Controls Engineer position, we offer:

  • Fulltime position with competitive wages; starting salary $70k-80k contingent upon experience
  • A rapid on-boarding program designed to accelerate learning and goal achievement, delivered by an accomplished leadership team dedicated to your personal success.
  • Benefits package including paid vacation, sick/personal time, medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching, and a highly collaborative and autonomous work environment
  • Additional benefits include flexible working hours, a wide variety of projects to work on, limited travel, limited overtime, and a family friendly organization.



This position will have up to 5% travel outside of Ohio, with additional day trips up to 15%.

The person hired must have the ability to sit at a computer and work on a computer an average of 70% of the time, and the ability to stand, kneel, bend, and move upright on average.