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Latitude, Inc. PLC Automation Engineer in Holliston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour

We have an immediate need for Automation Engineer to join our team. The Automation Engineer will be assigned to the Operations Department working cooperatively with manufacturing and Engineering to develop and improve the manufacturing process by application of automated equipment.


  • Provide engineering support to Facilities group, troubleshoot PLC control problems, advance the state of program development and management, and help develop new methods of manufacturing in the casting industry.

  • Develops and improves manufacturing processes by application of automated equipment.

  • Develop a method to automate via the use of PLC and HMI programs.

  • Work with the Maintenance personnel to understand the root cause of control-related failures.

  • Develop within the Maintenance department a basic understanding of high level control troubleshooting.

  • Programming of CNC Machines, Automated Grinding Machines, Robotic Equipment and Coordinate Measurement Machines.

  • Has the ability to create training materials and train shop floor employees.

  • Is able to write procedures and best practices.

  • Has the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests.


  • Education: Bachelor?s degree in Engineering (BSEE preferred)

  • Experience: 2+ years work experience in manufacturing environment in a similar position

  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: PLC and HMI programming is a must.

  • Experience and skill in troubleshooting control systems.