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.

If you have questions, please reach out below or call our office at 507-728-8214. 

Kenlie Maday 

Talent Acquisition Specialist

kmaday@easy-automation.com

Jill Mathiason

Human Resources Administrator

jmathiason@easy-automation.com

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CURRENT OPENINGS

Controls Engineer

Easy Automation Inc. is currently seeking to add a Controls Engineer to our team. On top of regular pay and our company benefits, this position can accrue comp time, has a regular 8-5 schedule, and opportunities for bonuses and incentives above base pay!

 

In this role, the candidate will:

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

  • Write code for PLC and HMI programs. 

  • Work with EAI development team to produce innovative 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, Mechatronics, or equivalent education/experience.

  • 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 one). 

  • Must be able to travel to Canada. 

  • Must be able to climb ladders, grain legs, or similar. 

  • Must be able to tolerate dusty work environments. 

  • Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted and sit, stand, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, or squat several times a day. 

  • Experience with Allen Bradley is preferred, but not required.

  • Experience in liquid controls applications and knowledge of the agriculture industry is preferred, but not required. 

  • Additional duties and roles as needed. 

 

This position will require travel (about 20-25%) to customer sites to install the project (working hours and schedule may vary when traveling) and has the potential to be based out of our Welcome or Mankato facilities, with the opportunity to work remotely after a training period.

Regional Account Manager (Feed Manufacturing)

Easy Automation Inc. is seeking to add a Regional Account Manager to our team. In this role, the candidate will work with existing EAI customers throughout the Midwest to understand the customer’s current system, discover areas of improvement, and communicate the advantages of functionality and implementation of those opportunities. This process would entail optimization adjustments of the current system, product upgrade(s), and/or additions to the customer’s facility. This position would also be responsible for creating quotes, designing process flow diagrams, and other documentation necessary to complete an order. This role will work closely with both our sales and engineering teams, as well as with our customers, to ensure accuracy in both quotation and system design.

 

The successful candidate would possess:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences, Ag Systems Technology, Feed Science and Management, or equivalent education/work experience. 

  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant field and technical work experience, specifically in feed manufacturing, feed operations, grain handling, or similar.

  • Availability to travel 20-25%. 

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

  • Proficiency in phone and computer skills including Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and Salesforce (CRM). 

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

  • General familiarity with electrical engineering principles.

  • Familiarity with CAD software (ideally Inventor or AutoCAD) and PLC programming is preferred, but not required.  

 

Expectations of this position:

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

  • Create and foster relationships with Easy Automation’s current industry partners, increase potential opportunities, and provide continued support and education to customers regarding EAI’s offerings and capabilities.

  • 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. 

  • Focused territory/area would be the Midwest (MN, WI, IA, SD, ND, and potentially other territories). 

  • Must have a valid U.S. driver's license. 

  • Must be able to tolerate dust and dirt environments. 

  • Must be able to climb ladders, grain legs, or similar.

  • Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted and sit, stand, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, or squat several times a day. 

  • Additional duties and roles as needed. 

 

This position has the ability to work in our Welcome or Mankato, MN offices, or remotely. If remote, a Midwestern base is required for proximity to our customers and clients.

BENEFITS

90% Paid Employee Health Insurance

Generous PTO

90% Paid Employee Dental Insurance

401K Available

7.5 Paid Holidays

Health Savings Account

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Life and AD&D Insurance

Flexible Spending Account