Automation Engineer, Sr.
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Automation Engineer, Sr. Essential Function: Identify, design and manage process and systems automation to improve production material flow and handling, decrease production cycle time and decrease product scrap within existing and new manufacturing operations. Environments include silicon machining, chemical treatment, inspection and cleanroom. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Lead development and maintenance of plant-wide automation strategic plan Manage automation projects from concept through implementation: Identify automation design requirements based on activity levels, product envelope, product flow, fixtures/tooling and transportation methods Analyze, design and evaluate automation systems Evaluate space and power requirements to accept automation solution Document project plan and specifications Lead installation, configuration, and test of automation systems Develop backup, restore, and maintenance procedures Train operations and maintenance team Select and oversee third-party integrators and/or suppliers Lead purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards Program and/or configure robotic solutions, including support in production environment Apply continuous improvement concepts to reduce cost, time and scrap Operate effectively in multi-functional teams to deliver system-level solutions Carry out special projects and all other additional duties as assigned Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or related field 5-7+ years of experience in automation design, integration and/or support Experience working with third-parties to develop and implement solutions Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical publications, drawings & diagrams Ability to work both as an individual contributor, and as part of a team Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Desired Qualifications: Experience working with ABB, Fanuc or Universal Robots with emphasis on machine load/unloadExperience programming industrial robotsExperience with vision systemsExperience troubleshooting PLC and electrical controls of motors, switches, diverters, etc.Understanding of HMI (operator interface) controlsExperience designing with AutoDesk InventorAbility to analyze real time data and interpret informationKnowledge in Lean manufacturing, SPC, and Six Sigma Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee regularly is required to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. Category: Engineering , Keywords: Automation Engineer
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