About A&E

Over 2,500 industrial automation solutions delivered

How We Help

Meet The Team

Michelle Reitz

Michelle Reitz, Team Leader

Areas of Expertise:

SCADA | PLCs | Process automation | Industrial networking | Project scoping

Cares About:

Developing creative solutions to complex problems | Asking probing questions | Customer and process success

Roger McFall

Roger McFall, Senior Team Leader

Areas of Expertise:

Project management | Design, implementation, and management of automated control systems | Programming, installation and start-up in manufacturing environments | Focus on continuous improvement, reliability, adding value, and responding to customer needs

Cares About:

Family | Sports (especially college football) | Helping others

Gary Hughes

Gary Hughes, Senior Team leader

Areas of Expertise:

Project management and construction management for electrical and automated controls | Instrumentation and electrical design, commissioning/start-up | Electrical troubleshooting

Cares About:

The competition – works hard, plays even harder | Helping others and setting the right example | Loves decorating the office for Halloween and Christmas

Matt Hirsch

Matt Hirsch, IT Director

Areas of Expertise:

IT Architectures | Security | Cloud for industry | DevOps | Networks | Virtualization | Databases | Security | ERP | Automated deployments

Cares About:

Continuous learning | Technology evangelist | Innovation | Sharing knowledge | Teaching | Tinkering

Joshua Ruppe

Joshua Ruppe, Senior Team Leader

Areas of Expertise:

Control systems automation | Project management | Dad jokes

Cares About:

Solving customer challenges with technology | Listening and providing thoughtful feedback | Eliminating pain points

John Ables, Director of Business Development

Areas of Expertise:

Electrical and Automated Control Systems | Project management | Concept and scope development | Detail design and documentation | Proposals and estimates

Cares About:

Learning how things are made | Intrigued with the nuances that each client implements in their manufacturing processes to give their product an edge against their competition | Delivering well-documented systems that provide value to the client for years

Wright Sullivan

Wright Sullivan, President

Areas of Expertise:

Far less than he thinks (humility) | Passionate research, taking deep dives into varying subjects | Revolutionizing modern manufacturing

Cares About:

People | Making the present better and the future awesome | “How it all works” behind the curtain | Bad puns and groan-inducing humor

Careers at A&E

Headquartered in Greer, SC, with satellite offices in Concord, NC and Pelham, AL, A&E Engineering is a growing firm offering opportunities on a national scale. We have positioned ourselves to serve the leading companies across a variety of strategic industries, including automotive, chemical, energy, and food & beverage. A&E Engineering is poised for expansion and further growth into new regions and business sectors, and we are actively seeking top industry experts to join our team.

Join the A&E Engineering Team

As a member of our team, you will be launching and building a successful career in automation and engineering, while tackling rewarding, fast-paced, high “geek-factor” assignments that challenge your intellect and skill. You will have the opportunity to learn from and work with some of the best engineering minds in the business, deepening your experience in industries such as automotive, chemicals, life sciences and others. While getting constant exposure to a wide variety of applications, industries, and customers, you will develop long-term, beneficial relationships with key individuals.

Your teammates at A&E will support you, have your back, and aren’t afraid to have fun.Come be part of a team that furthers your career goals; rewards hard work, creativity and commitment; and cares about YOU.

Traits of our ideal team member:

  • Thrives in a team-oriented environment
  • Brings out the best in others
  • Exhibits drive and initiative
  • Enjoys innovatively and creatively solving problems
  • Possesses a work-hard, play-hard mentality
  • Takes a positive, “do what it takes” approach
  • Exercises strong judgement and character