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Automation and Controls Engineer 

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Description

This position is a corporate function and will have responsibility across multiple locations.

Automation Controls Engineer - Position Summary:

Responsible for implementing automation and technology solutions that improve productivity, quality, safety, and financial performance of the company.

Automation Controls - Engineer Essential Functions:

  • Integrate into the cross-functional product realization team to fully understand the project.
  • Contribute/lead design reviews.
  • Transform ideas generated by the project team from concept to reality through the application of Design for Manufacture and Lean principals.
  • Design, detail, and build equipment as required to support project timelines.
  • Create drawings and/or related wiring diagrams to build or assist others to wire control panels.
  • Program and interface with electromechanical systems; AB PLCs, etc.
  • Design, suggest, or perform modifications and upgrades on equipment to support new initiatives.
  • Identify equipment needs, research and select vendors, request funds, and complete documents required for purchase of capital equipment.
  • Develop, investigate, test, and document equipment standardized work to establish best-practices and for training purposes.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process problems, assist with proper maintenance.
  • Create and distribute operating and production standards.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment. Responsive to inquiries from other engineering and business team
  • Promote adherence to safety standards.
  • Interact with designers and suggest drawing modifications based on best-practices.
  • Assist machine operators when necessary.
  • Perform all other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.
 
Position Requirements

Automation Controls Engineer - Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

  • B.S. Engineering preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience (in a manufacturing environment) preferred
  • Experience with programming PLC, HMI, and Robotics
  • Knowledge of measurement and sensor technologies
  • Proficient with CAD, Autodesk Electrical and Autodesk Inventor
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude; desire to work in a “hands-on” environment
  • Ability to learn quickly, open to new ideas
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to interpret blueprints
  • Basic computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (including technical writing); ability to listen, provide feedback, “TRAIN” and motivate others
  • Ability to work effectively in a team or individual environment
  • Effectively interact with production operators to obtain feedback and ideas
  • Demonstrate independent initiative
  • Receptive and supportive of change

Automation Controls Engineer - Job Related Demands (i.e, Physical, Travel):

  • Occasional travel for meetings, training, or equipment validation.
  • Flexibility to alter work schedule for timely completion of projects.
  • Prioritization of multiple projects to meet operational goals.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Maintenance of professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and/or participating in professional associations.
  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs. without assistance and occasionally up to 50 lbs. following company safe lifting protocol.
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in an environment with noise, oils, chemicals, and powder metal.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Automation and Controls Engineer  
Division Corporate  
Location St. Marys  

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