Controls Design Leader

Are you ready to join our team?

Are you motivated to be a part of an industry-leading organization alongside a talented team of individuals? Are you looking to join a company offering opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career? If you join Valiant TMS, you’ll be part of a company that embraces diversity and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. To remain at the forefront of innovation, we need skilled and determined people that deliver results.

We are seeking a Controls Design Leader to join our team in Auburn Hills, Michigan where we design, build and integrate body-in-white welding and joining production systems for the automotive and commercial truck sectors. Our flexible body shop automation systems and smart work cells help OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers bring their products to life while adapting to rapidly changing technology and consumer demands.

What you’ll get to do

  • Lead a team of controls designers to conceive and produce practical controls designs for our diverse customers
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, technical assistance, and training to intermediate and junior controls designers
  • Approve controls designs, both hardware, and software, ensuring compliance with customer specifications and industry standards
  • Provide leadership and decision-making for project-related design/engineering changes, in conjunction with controls engineering manager and other department managers
  • Manage budgets and timing to ensure adherence to plans and report progress
  • Oversee the design release process
  • Provide installation supervision or service of equipment on the customer floor after delivery

What you bring

  • Completed post-secondary education in electrical or controls technology
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in automated robotic production systems or the machine tool design and build industry
  • A demonstrated job-related drive and enthusiasm while being able to analyze the overall effects of decisions under pressure
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers
  • Exceptional organizational, management, and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally to customer locations
  • A proven ability to work well within a team-based work environment, prioritizing plans of action to accomplish objectives

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work alongside, and learn from, a highly skilled team of professionals who are consistently recognized among the best in the industry
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, employee assistance, and wellness benefits, beginning on the first day of employment
  • Matching Contribution 401K plan
  • Internal development and promotion opportunities, both locally and globally
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Social events and community engagement
  • Customer and other marketplace discounts
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

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