Arnold Machine, Tiffin, OH is a full-service designer and manufacturer of high quality, innovative automated equipment. Arnold Machine is a team of experienced engineers and machine tradesmen that can design and build virtually any type of customized automated equipment. We are currently seeking a dynamic controls system engineer / programmer with manufacturing equipment design experience to support our growing activity in equipment manufacturing.


  • Controls system design for a wide variety of custom automated assembly, test and special process machinery from concept to final acceptance for a wide variety of clients and processes.
  • Creating schematics, bills of materials and purchased component selection.
  • Programmable logic controller (PLC) programming using a variety of PLC platforms.
  • Human machine interface (HMI) programming using a variety of HMI platforms.
  • Robot programming and integration with PLC and HMI programs.
  • Interaction with management, sales team, mechanical engineers and clients.
  • Holding design review meetings.
  • Provide manufacturing support, assembly support, de-bug and final qualification of the equipment.
  • Provide field support for new installations including startup and final tuning.
  • Ability to work independently while effectively coordinating work with other team members.
  • Coordinate / manage multiple engineering projects as well as be a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Support marketing efforts in developing new business.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing clients and identify new opportunities.


  • Bachelor degree is preferred, but not required with appropriate past experience.
  • At least three years of demonstrated controls experience.
  • Strong analytical and concept design skills to develop the design and engineering of industrial equipment.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, RS Logix and Microsoft Office.
  • Adaptability to changing project requirements and schedules.
  • Strong communication skills: verbal and written.
  • Some travel is required.

This position offers a competitive base and incentive plan, a dynamic working environment and a comprehensive benefits package including education assistance program, health insurance, profit sharing and 401K. We are a growing company and encourage personal growth.