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 Technician

Easy Automation Inc. is currently seeking to add a Controls Technician to our team. 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.

  • Work specifically with projects relating to liquid applications within our Controls department.

 

The successful candidate would possess: 

  • An electrical background and proficient knowledge of PLC programming (Allen Bradley experience required).

  • 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). 

  • Must be able to travel to Canada. 

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

  • Must be able to tolerate dust and dirt in your 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 in liquid controls applications is preferred, but not required. 

  • 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 and has the potential to be based out of our Welcome or Mankato facilities, with the opportunity to work remotely after a training period.

Midwest Regional Sales Representative

Easy Automation Inc. is seeking to add a Midwest Regional Sales Representative to our team. In this role, the candidate will travel to EAI customer sites throughout the Midwest, to gather information and data on our customer’s current system and communicate the details of improvement opportunities. This process would entail system settings and optimization adjustments, or product upgrade(s) and additions to the customer’s existing system. 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 other applicable degree/work experience. 

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience. 

  • High level of field and technical experience, specifically in feed manufacturing, agronomy, and grain handling. 

  • Availability to travel 25-30%. 

  • 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 opportunities, and provide support in continuing to educate customers about 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 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 would be required for proximity to our customers and clients.

Senior Controls Engineer

Easy Automation Inc. is seeking to add a Senior Controls Engineer to our team. In this role, the candidate will:

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

  • Assist in writing and 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 (Allen Bradley experience required).

  • 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).

  • Must be able to travel to Canada.

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

  • Must be able be able to tolerate dust and dirt in your 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 in liquid controls applications is preferred, but not required.

  • 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, and has the potential to be based out of our Welcome or Mankato facilities, with the opportunity to work remotely after a given training period.

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