Training Engineer

Sales office Houston
Beckhoff Automation LLC
As soon as possible

To address the needs of the rapidly growing automation and controls industry, Beckhoff Automation is seeking a highly qualified Training Engineer with a strong technical background and teaching experience. This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing, technology leading companies in industrial automation.


  • acquire and maintain a high level of technical knowledge around Beckhoff products and related industry technologies for the instructional support of our customers
  • develop training material for Beckhoff hardware and software solutions in the areas of programming, motion, safety, HMI, vision and more
  • instruct training classes either in-person or remote
    • classes may serve external customers or internal Beckhoff personnel
    • remote classes use connectivity software and webcams to instruct on material
    • in-person classes are conducted at training facilities across the country, requiring regular travel
  • create and maintain production-quality online training material that can be viewed by customers 24/7


Required qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering or related technical field from a four year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • working knowledge/experience with general industrial automation hardware and software
  • programming proficiency in one or more languages
  • competency in the use of motion control software, products
  • experience with hands on mechanical or electrical project(s)
  • self-starter with a results driven personality
  • strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • ability to work in a high stress environment while maintaining professionalism
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with a passion for technical instruction in small or large groups

Desired qualifications

  • proficiency programming with IEC 61131-3 languages
  • existing working knowledge of Beckhoff Automation hardware and software
  • programming proficiency in one more high level/IT programming languages
  • experience teaching technical topics to groups of 3 or more people
  • use of video and audio recording, editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Audacity, OBS
  • content authoring’ development experience using Articulate
  • design, development, and/or maintenance experience with machine safety and related standards
  • exposure, use of new industry technologies like MQTT, IIoT, and Industry 4.0


  • exciting tasks in an international environment at the technology leader in automation
  • a future-proof job with an economically sound global player
  • all advantages of an owner-managed family company
  • an open and family-oriented corporate culture
  • freedom for personal expansion and professional development

Ms. Lindsey Deiman
Headquarters United States
Beckhoff Automation LLC
13130 Dakota Avenue
Savage 55378 - MN
United States