Careers at Simmons
Simmons Machine Tool Corporation is a leading manufacturer of specialized machine tools, measuring machines, and automation systems for freight and transit railways around the world. Simmons' machines are used for the maintenance and production of wheel sets, axles, and wheels on locomotives, freight cars, and commuter and light rail vehicles. Our automation systems support railway maintenance facilities as well as other manufacturing industries.
Founded in 1910, all of our machines are designed and manufactured at our headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Albany, New York. Simmons has been a Made in USA and a Made in NY company for over a century. We are committed to manufacturing excellence, and support a number of manufacturing education initiatives throughout New York's Capital Region.
Simmons is a member of the NSH Group (Niles-Simmons-Hegenscheidt), an international leader in machine tool innovation based in Chemnitz and Erkelenz, Germany.
Automation and Control Systems Engineer
The Automation and Control Systems Engineer works as part of a team to create and implement control systems for computer controlled machine tools, measuring systems, presses, SCADA systems, and automation systems (commercial 6 axis robotic arms, Cartesian robots, custom-designed and built material and data handling systems), with an emphasis on software development. In addition to working as part of a team, you will be given the responsibility to complete many projects independently.
The Service Technician will perform all activities associated with installing, servicing, and maintaining a wide range of the company’s state of the art CNC precision machine tools and related equipment for the railway industry.