CAREERS AT EAI

Easy Automation Inc. employs a wide range of occupations from production work such as machine operators, welders, and assemblers, to service technicians, engineering, computer programmers and administrative staff.  We always accept resumes and welcome your inquiries.  Feel free to email us with questions at any time at jmathiason@easy-automation.com or call us at (507)728-8214.

CURRENT OPENINGS

SENIOR CONTROLS ENGINEER 

Easy Automation Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Controls Engineer. In this position, the candidate would:

  • Work with our controls team to take projects from the initial sales order through to the completed installation. 

  • Assist in determining standards in code for PLC and HMI programs. 

  • Work with EAI development team to produce new solutions that meet the needs of an ever-expanding list of customers and industries. 

  • Develop and enhance challenging and unique projects.

 

The successful candidate would possess:  

  • An electrical background and proficient knowledge of PLC programming.

  • Two- or Four-year degree in Electrical Technology, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent. 

  • Professional presence and foster an attitude that is positive and open to new ideas.

  • A valid U.S. driver's license and passport (or be able to obtain). 

  • Knowledge of the agriculture industry is preferred but not required.

 

This position will require travel (about 20-25%) to customer sites to install projects and has the potential to be based out of our Welcome or Mankato facilities. 

DIRECTOR OF FERTILIZER SALES

Easy Automation Inc. is seeking a Director of Fertilizer Sales. The candidate would lead our company’s continual growth, to provide automation in the agricultural fertilizer segment of batching and blending. The ideal candidate should be “entrepreneurial” by nature, with the expectation to strategize and direct EAI within the fertilizer industry from a sales and product offering perspective. To ensure EAI’s developmental resources are focused on our customers wants and needs, this role would be driven to further increase efficiencies in the automation and software processes of EAI. This position will report to the VP of Sales, while working closely with internal Sales Engineers, Controls Engineers, and Software Development, to create successful solutions for our customers. 

 

The successful candidate would possess: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of successful B2B sales experience. 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Agribusiness, Sales/Marketing, or Electrical Engineering

  • High level of technical knowledge and understanding of fertilizer blending automation and the fertilizer industry. 

  • Field and technical experience, specifically in liquid fertilizer blending automation and equipment.

  • Familiarity with bulk fertilizer order and inventory management software. 

  • Ability to present to customers our EAI products, resources, and business model (core values) through various skills and strategies. 

  • Proficiency with phone and computer skills including Microsoft Office, Salesforce (CRM), and presentation equipment.

  • Availability to travel 25-30%. 

  • Excellent written, communication, and problem-solving skills to be applied through face-to-face, over the phone, and email connections.

 

Expectations of This Position:

  • Follow and exhibit the qualities of each of our core values: Empathy, Integrity, Perseverance, and Approachability. 

  • Create and foster relationships with Easy Automation’s current industry partners, increase opportunities and provide support in educating customers about EAI’s offerings and abilities.

  • Be a valued member of the sales team by collaborating with sales engineering, marketing, sales assistants, the VP of Sales, as well as other Regional Managers.

  • Prepare estimates and quotes based on the specific needs of the customer. 

  • Attend tradeshows and other networking opportunities. 

  • Leverage EAI’s existing relationships with cooperatives through the feed and grain industry, by exploring opportunities in their associated agronomy and fertilizer departments. 

  • Suggest marketing strategies and channels to further familiarize end users with EAI. 

  • Participate in weekly sales calls with sales individuals from other industry segments.

  • Provide strategic direction and technical insight to EAI’s development and expansion of the fertilizer product line, in both dry and liquid blending applications. 

  • Gather information and data from prospective customers to ensure that our current integrations work; or develop as needed.  

  • Focused territory/area would be North America; however, will also be responsible for EAI fertilizer automation worldwide.

This position would be able to work in our Welcome or Mankato, MN facilities, or remotely. If remote, a Midwestern base would be ideal for proximity to our customers and clients.

MECHANICAL DRAFTER/DESIGNER

Easy Automation Inc. is currently seeking a Mechanical Drafter. The candidate will work directly with the engineering department in the completion of drawings and schematics for automated feed systems. 

 

The successful candidate would possess: 

  • Experience in AutoCAD software, Autodesk Inventor, or similar software

  • 3D modeling experience necessary

  • Ability to create shop drawings

  • Experience with BOM creation and using an ERP/MRP system

  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude!

 

Preferred Skills: 

  • Experience with stress-strain analysis 

  • Background in electrical schematic creation or electrical component assembly

  • Electrical knowledge

  • CNC software knowledge 

  • Will consider applicable experience in place of drafting degree. 

 

This position would be required to work in the Welcome, MN facility. 

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER

Easy Automation Inc. is seeking a full-time Quality Assurance Engineer. This position is responsible for maintaining the quality of EAI’s software in coordination with the development team on various aspects. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential. This individual must be a critical thinker who can efficiently solve problems and work well with a diverse team. Must be detailed oriented, diligent, and coordinate multiple tasks within the team and understand the entire software development life cycle.

 

The successful candidate would possess: 

  • 2+ years of experience software QA testing

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • Experience working with a distributed development team and demonstrated knowledge of Agile Scrum Methodology.

  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools such as Jira, SVN, etc., to translate user stories into working test plans and test cases.

  • Strong knowledge and experience with SQL and Java/Swing.

  • Working knowledge of JMeter or similar tools.

  • Hands-on experience with test automation using Jubula, Selenium, scripting, or similar tools.

  • Experience with software testing and automated testing techniques with a strong focus on quality throughout the entire software development cycle.

  • Ability to communicate with business users in understanding new requirements and resolving issues.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work with other members in a team.

  • Working knowledge of accounting and manufacturing concepts in the agriculture industry is preferred, but not required.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in reviewing requirements and obtain clarifications from the project team.

  • Translate user stories into working test plans and test cases.

  • Analyze test results to ensure correct functionality and interact with the team for resolution of defects.

  • Communicate daily progress, issues, risks, and quality metrics.

  • Deliver project assignments on time.

  • Develop subject matter expertise in EAI’s software products.

 

This position has the potential to be based out of our Welcome or Mankato, MN facilities, with the capability to work remotely based on education and level of experience.

 

BENEFITS

90% Paid Employee Health Insurance

Generous PTO

90% Paid Employee Dental Insurance

401K Available

7.5 Paid Holidays

Health Savings Account

6 Weeks Paid Maternity Leave

Flexible Spending Account

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