Greensboro NC
United States of America
Injection Molding
Date Posted

Automation Engineer

We have a great client who are based in the greater Greensboro area of NC in need of a Corporate Automation Engineer that will have a 25-30% global travel requirement to the position. The ideal candidate will have the following;

BS in electrical engineering with 5 years’ experience or an associate’s degree in electrical engineering with 10 years’ experience required. Minimum three years’ experience in automation, maintenance, design and construction. General knowledge of machining, part design, CAD, Injection Molding and manufacturing operations. Good communication and Interpersonal Skills. Basic Computer and advanced PLC programming experience required with automated equipment. Mechanical aptitude, account management skills and supervisory skills required also.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for purchasing and design of automation.
  • Responsible for the generation of cost saving opportunities related to automation and the presentation of this to management on a regular basis.
  • Maintains and improves all existing automation machines in the division.
  • Coordinates automation activities with outside suppliers.
  • Generates specifications for new automation machines.
  • Approves designs of new automation machines.
  • Manages construction time schedules to meet the production schedule needs on new automation machines.
  • Responsible for procurement of purchase orders for automation projects at suppliers.
  • Assists in production start-ups as related to automation machines
  • Assists with the troubleshooting of new and existing automation machines.
  • Oversees each division’s continual improvement of automation machines.
  • Assists other divisions with various automation projects as needed.
  • Required to use a handheld propane torch on the production floor.

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