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Controls Commissioning Engineer Co-Op

TGW Systems, Inc. creates and implements material handling solutions for manufacturing and distribution facilities for ecommerce and retail business channels.     

We have an opening for an ambitious Controls Commissioning Co-Op to join our Realization Controls team in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The Controls Commissioning Engineer Co-Op will have close interaction with project teams with a positive and focused manner to realize productive results. 

You’ll love this job if you are:

  • Want experience with the design and implementation of System PLC Code, controls networks, and integrated motion controllers 
  • Gain working knowledge of AutoCAD-E or EPLAN CAD software 
  • Gain experience with one or more of the hardware and software applications for Allen Bradley, SIEMENS or Schneider PLC platforms
  • Use effective communication - internal and externally with TGW customers
  • Willing to travel to customer sites as project schedule allows and increased per rotation 


This is what you’ll get to do:

  • Learn TGW and industry technologies and products 
  • Understanding of controls hardware/software design and implementation
  • Utilize controls subsystem installation, commissioning test procedures and checklists for controls hardware and software (PLC), HMI’s and SCADA
  • Provide support for subsystem electrical installation, interface testing, training, and startup
  • Support other departments within TGW Systems as needed
  • Effectively plan daily tasks with time critical awareness
  • Prepare project status reports and project summaries as required by supervisor
  • Travel to customer sites as project schedule allows and increased per rotation 


You should already have experience with:

  • Effective problem solving methods
  • MS Office programs
  • Basic electrical circuit understanding and basic ability to read e-drawings 

We offer

This position requires a junior or senior level student in process of completing an Engineering Degree.  This is a full time, up to 3 semester, co-op position (beginning May 2023 – August 2023) with a compensation of $19/hour.  The successful co-op will be considered for full time employment candidate for 3 rotations and eligible for after-graduation employment.

TGW Systems Inc. is the North-American entity of TGW Logistics Group.   Together, we: 

  • Have grown to become a leading, worldwide supplier of highly dynamic logistics solutions
  • Employ a multi-layer controls hierarchy to manage our highly automated equipment. 
  • Have developed sophisticated solutions for warehouse control systems, material flow optimization and transportation control 

TGW is an equal opportunity employer.

Lauren Soderberg
TGW LOGISTICS GROUP GMBH Ludwig Szinicz Straße 3 A-4614 Marchtrenk, Austria +43 (0)50 486