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Engineering Design Tech III

Flora, IL
Equipment Design Tech III


Flora, IL


Company is looking for an Equipment Design Technician III to join our team in Flora, IL. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical and pneumatic designs and PLC/HMI programming. Company will provide relocation assistance to anyone outside of the Southern Illinois area.


  • While working within the fast paced, automotive environment, you will work with the Equipment Build group to develop machine PLC programming including ladder logic, Mitsubishi, and Keyence
  • Responsible for tool assembly and the set up and debugging of equipment
  • R & D all customer and internal specified new technology to be able to successfully implement into equipment via setup and programing
  • Assist Design Department with electrical and pneumatic specifications
  • Perform small machining to allow for design changes and wire tooling and/or electrical panel per prints
  • Provide technical support for continuous improvement of production equipment and processes


  • AS in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline or a High School Diploma plus 5 or more years of related experience
  • Strong knowledge of PLC programming, PC Controls programing, and robotic programing (Mitsubishi preferred)
  • Technical and Mechanical skills
  • Advanced ability to read and understand mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic blueprints

Team Member Benefits:

  • World class health insurance plans
  • Award winning 401k plan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc)
  • Hybrid work schedule opportunities
  • Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.) 
  • Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement  


The mission of Company’s Diversity Committee is to facilitate our ongoing and continuing efforts to foster a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect, for the benefit of all Team Members from different backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities that represent our communities.

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Onward Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits promotions, training, termination or any other condition of employment or career development.   All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.
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