Location: Forest, VA

We are now expanding our team and looking to hire two additional machinists!

We are looking for experienced HAAS CNC, PROTO TRAK MILL, and LATHE operators needed now for day or evening positions.

If the candidate has a degree or is about to graduate from CVCC or the like, a big plus.

Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.

Opportunity for advancement, based on skillset. Simplimatic has a fast-paced work environment. Commitment to meeting schedules, increasing efficiency, and improving quality is required.


Controls Engineer

Location: Forest, VA


  • Review customer requirements and propose equipment control designs to satisfy.
  • Design, testing, and implementation of automation systems.
  • Prepare to engineer and supporting documentation, wiring schematics, assembly drawings, bills of material, and panel machining drawings.
  • Interface with manufacturing to ensure equipment conforms to design and customer specifications.
  • Participate, along with sales staff, in presentations at Simplimatic or prospect locations as required.
  • Maintain complete records by the project.
  • Short-duration travel will be required (generally less than 5 days per month), including some international travel.
  • Maintain product knowledge and stay current on available technology relevant to Simplimatic product and service offerings.
Controls Engineer


  • An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required.
  • Minimum of 2 – 4 years experience implementing, optimizing, and validating machine controls systems including PLC’s, motion control systems, and data acquisition systems are required.
  • Familiarity in Robotics programming is a plus.
  • Strong familiarity and programming experience with AB & Omron PLC, HMI, Servo Systems.
  • AutoCAD experience and a thorough understanding of Microsoft Suite; primarily Excel, Word, and Outlook are required.

Ideal candidates should also:

  • Demonstrate a positive team spirit and customer focus.
  • Possess strong knowledge of control system technology.
  • Work well with vendors and other employees.
  • Show an ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude, good communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Strive for continuous improvement and excellence.
  • Be resourceful, able to act independently, and recognize when higher intervention may be necessary.
  • Be available to travel occasionally nationally and internationally (as required).

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft experience required.
  • Microsoft Office experience required.
  • AutoCAD experience required, preferably Inventor
  • Microsoft Project experience a plus.