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Engineering Manager - Industrial Automation

Broetje Automation
Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Broetje Automation is the world’s leading expert & OEM in aircraft manufacturing automation and robotics, working with the top names in the aerospace industry. Worldwide locations include Germany, USA, France, United Kingdom, Russia, China, and Japan. US locations include Buffalo (NY), Chicago (IL), Charleston (SC), Savannah (GA), Wichita (KS), Detroit (MI), Mobile (AL), and Seattle (WA).

Education & Experience: BS in Mechanical Engineering with 8+ years in the industrial automation industry or equivalent experience. MS in Engineering and/or equivalent experience desired but not required.


  • Mechanical design experience using SolidWorks or Catia V5
  • Technical mastery of automated/robotic manufacturing cells and/or processes
  • Demonstrates full understanding of machine build and commissioning process, operator ergonomics, and designing for manufacturing.
  • Understands production processes with the ability to problem-solve complex issues
  • Understanding of Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Electrical and Mechanical systems
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role managing engineers

Experience should include work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Automated systems such as machine tools or robotic cells
  • Aerostructures (i.e. fuselage, wing) manufacturing
  • Assembly fixtures, jigs, tools
  • Manufacturing applications with composite materials

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the engineering group for custom automation projects. The engineering team under the management of this position will:
    • Size mechanical equipment such as motors, gears, actuators, hydraulics, conveyors, and piping
    • Create mechanical designs using 3D modeling software (i.e. Catia V5 or Solidworks)
    • Create part drawings from 3D models required for parts manufacturing
    • Assist sales with application design for concepts to potential customers


  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) company match
  • 100% paid healthcare coverage of premiums (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability plan & group life insurance program
  • Three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) plus ten paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement program

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Broetje Automation


Elk Grove Village, IL
60007 USA



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