Position: Fluid Power Engineer

Plymouth, MI


  • Work with the Program Management team and Engineering to determine and document system requirements
  • Senior hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication (HPL) system design and integration efforts for custom test machine applications
  • Work with the Program Management team and Engineering to determine and document system requirements
  • Work with the Machine Control Group to develop system control plans, power, and instrumentation requirements
  • Work with the Mechanical Engineering team to complete system layout design, space claim, and machine integration requirements
  • Perform the required HPL engineering calculations for component and pipe sizing and selection
  • Direct schematic generation efforts with outside HPL system suppliers, contractors, and component vendors
  • Supervise and direct installation and integration activities on custom machines
  • Participate in HPL system startup, component startup, and general system debug
  • Participate in custom machine startup and debug with responsibility for all HPL system issues


  • General understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and lubrication (HPL) fluid power systems and design
  • Ability to engineer, calculate, size and determine component selection for a specific application
  • Understand HPL schematic symbols and develop HPL circuits
  • Field and installation experience
  • Understanding of fluid power instrumentation and selection
  • Understanding of HPL safety requirements and OSHA compliance


  • AutoCAD and drafting experience
  • Custom circuit design for machine tool applications
  • Fluid power PLC control experience
  • Fluid power overall system layout experience
  • Thorough understanding of gearbox lubrication systems and required calculations
  • Understanding of high speed component lubrication systems
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a drug screen and background check.
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