Motion Specialist

Since 1948, Pilz, a family-owned company has been setting standards in automation and control, and is most known today in the area of safety. We manufacture a full range of automation and control products. Our services start with product training and end at turnkey solutions for the safe automation of industrial machinery. We are a rapidly growing organization that strongly believes in continuous improvement.
Pilz Automation Safety, L.P. is currently seeking a Motion Specialists to assist the sales and engineering teams with technical aspects of motion control.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as technical product resource for the sales team
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of motion control business and marketing plans
  • Discover and develop new opportunities and/or applications for the Pilz motion control product line
  • Coordinate with Engineering and/or Technical Support to assist Sales Engineers and customers as needed
  • Provide support for Pilz Application Engineers and training for Sales Engineers and customers as needed for all Pilz advanced products
  • Generate technical proposals
  • Other duties as assigned

Travel required 30 - 40%; local and national

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Control Engineering or similar technical program; 2 years direct experience with all aspects of motion control systems including specifying, initializing, and supporting new systems or an Associate’s degree in Electrical, Control Engineering or similar technical program with 5 years motion experience
  • General knowledge of automation (i.e. PLC, HMI, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office user
  • Ability to speak in large groups of people
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • A high level of autonomy
  • Ability to accumulate and demonstrate technical knowledge
  • Willingness to learn Pilz products and procedures
  • Self-motivated and team oriented

 What We Offer

If you have what it takes to be a Pilzler, we offer an exciting work environment, along with a competitive salary and benefits package which includes company paid:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short-/long-term disability
  • Parental leave
  • Life insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Opportunities for bonuses
  • and much, much more

About Pilz

Pilz, a family-run company, employing more than 2,000 staff worldwide, each one of them an ambassador for safety, make sure our customers and their staff can work safely and free from injury. As a member of the Pilz ‘family’, you will work closely with customers, instilling confidence through individual consultations for flexible safety solutions and reliable service.

Pilz is a leading, innovative automation technology company. As experts in the safety of human, machine and the environment, Pilz develops environmentally-friendly products using ecological materials and energy-saving technologies. By providing viable solutions to the most complex safety issues, we help companies apply best manufacturing practices to optimize the availability and productivity of their plants worldwide.

Your Contact

Interested candidates should email resumes/CVs and cover letters to

Human Resources
Pilz Automation Safety, L.P.
7150 Commerce Blvd.
Canton, MI 48187 USA


Pilz Automation Safety L.P.
7150 Commerce Boulevard
Canton, MI 48187

Telephone: +1 734 354-0272

Technical Support

Telephone: +1 877 745-9872