Systems Engineer

  • Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

From concept to design to execution, be part of the team that gets everyday products to people.

Do you want to have an impact on creating products from today’s top brands? Do you want to work for a company that cares about your career today and into the future? Do you want to work in an environment where your opinions matter? If so, you have found your next calling!

Grantek is a recognized leading provider of integrated automation and information solutions in the North American marketplace. Our clients are some of the worlds most respected Fortune 100 companies and recognized consumer brands: Tassimo, Brita, MillerCoors, Coca-Cola, Kraft-Heinz, to name a few.

We offer an environment where you can express your creative ideas and talents by working on a variety of projects. You will work from your local corporate office as well as have the opportunity to travel to client facilities to commission your creation. Using today’s leading edge technology, you will work directly with clients to solve their most complex manufacturing problems.

Grantek offers a competitive compensation, paid overtime, retirement matching, comprehensive benefits plan, flexible work hours, education allowance reimbursement, performance based bonus, and so much more. For more information on what Grantek offers, visit:

We are committed to providing a positive and healthy corporate culture, one that empowers employees and promotes the sharing of knowledge

Job Description

As a key member of Grantek’s Systems Group, you will be developing real-time automation solutions from the manufacturing plant floor to the enterprise level, using a variety of software programming tools: C++, HTML, .NET, SQL, VB, Database software, PLC programming, Servo Motion Control, Networking, operator graphics and control software HMI & SCADA. All junior team members will enter our mentoring program where they will work directly beside our Senior Engineer professionals.

Key-skills and interests: high-level programming, database development, machine and process control, mechatronics.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Engineering and implementing real-time automation controls solutions

  • Conceptualizing the design of the project life cycle

  • System programming, debugging, and testing

  • Completing documentation, including project engineering notes, proposal writing, case studies, and more

  • Commissioning new solutions on client sites; finding opportunities for improvements

  • Creating methodologies and solving complex problems

  • Learning new technologies

  • Mentoring colleagues on your expertise knowledge base

  • Having fun and being challenged

Technologies Used:

  • PLC Programming: Allen Bradley PLC5 and SLC 500, Siemens S5 & S7 & TI, Omron, Modicon, GE, etc..

  • PLC networking: TCP/IP, DH+, Modbus +, SINEC H1 & L2, TIWAY.

  • Servo Motion Control programming: AB GML, Delta, Delta Tau, Emerson, etc..

  • HMI programming: PanelMate, PanelView, CTC Interact, XYCOM, Total Control QuickDesigner, etc..

  • SCADA (Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition) system experience: Wonderware,
    RSVIEW, FactoryLink, Intellution FIX, Simatic WinCC, GE Cimplicity, etc..

  • Programming tools: C/C++, HTML, .NET, SQL, VB, Database software.

  • Database programming: DB IV, MS Access, MS SQL SERVER, Oracle, etc..



  • Successful or upcoming completion of B.Sc. Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related Engineering Technology degree.

  • Academic or working experience with some or all of the following programming tools:
    C/C++, HTML, .NET, SQL, VB, Database software, PLC programming, and Pascal. For our Senior Engineers/Designers, experience with the ‘Technologies’ Listed above.

  • Experience with database programming considered an asset (DB IV, MS Access, MS SQL SERVER, Oracle, etc.).

  • Experience or proficiency with Multiple Operating Systems also seen as an asset (Win95, WinNT, Unix, QNX, etc.).

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Meticulous, conscientious, analytical, objective-driven individual who is a quick learner.

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Willingness to travel up to 50% throughout North America


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.