Automation Applications Engineer – Auburn Hills, MI

Company Profile:

Yamazen Inc. is an importer and distributor of quality CNC manufacturing machinery, including machine tools and injection molding machines. We service manufacturers in automotive, medical, oil, construction, aerospace, and I.T. markets. We have 14 U.S. offices serving markets throughout the country and have experienced significant growth through territory and market expansion.


***We are seeking an individual to work out of our Schaumburg, IL location in the Northwest Chicago suburbs***

Yamazen has an immediate opening for a Automation Applications Engineer to join our team in Schaumburg, IL (Northwest Chicago suburbs). As an automation engineer you will be responsible for robot programming, project management, CAD drawings and renderings of proposed cells. The chosen candidate with will enjoy working from a state-of-the-art technical facility in Schaumburg, IL. Our main focus will to automate our CNC Brother and/or CNC Takisawa lathes. Additional responsibilities include assisting with the redesign of our automation machine tending cell called our Flex loader and setting up suppliers.

Skills and Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess a strong machining background that includes:

  • 3 years of experience in CNC machine tending automation, both in turning and milling
  • 3 years of robot programming experience, including robotic end of arm tooling design
  • Project Management experience
  • Solid organization and prioritization skills
  • A strong work ethic and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required


In return for experience and results, Yamazen Inc. provides competitive compensation including an attractive base salary, uncapped tiered commissions that increase as sales grow, and a business allowance to offset transportation and communication costs.

Employee Benefits:

Yamazen’s benefits include:

  • Company paid medical, dental, vision, short- & long-term disability and life insurance for employees after the first 90 days
  • 401K with company match
  • Holiday shut-down between Christmas and New Year’s Day and more!

Yamazen is an equal opportunity employment company. All applicants are considered regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

Job Type: Full-time

Application Question:

  • This position is located in our Schaumburg, IL office in the Northwest Chicago suburbs. Are you willing to work in Schaumburg, IL?


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