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Sr Process Engineer (Automation)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job OverviewWe are seeking an experienced Automation Engineer to work at our Defense Business facilities for fabrication and assembly of rocket motor components and assemblies in Huntsville, AL.Automation Engineer will work with the manufacturing and facility teams to develop, mature, and transition automation solutions to improve manufacturing capability, effectiveness and employee safety. This small, dynamic team will learn the process requirements and then turn those needs into a solution. This requires motivated, self-starting individuals with a passion for technical creativity and the ability to work with others to achieve results. Furthermore, Automation Engineers will lead the automation solutions through project management activities, developing requirements, working with key suppliers, testing the automation, and transitioning the solution to the production team.This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher. About Us is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers' mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company, is growing in The Rocket City, Huntsville, AL! We've begun hiring for our third facility in the Huntsville area, a 379,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility near the Huntsville airport that will specialize in the production and assembly of inert solid rocket motor components. We are also continuing to grow at our Huntsville center of excellence for Missile Solutions Program Management and Engineering, as well as our Advanced Manufacturing Facility in north Huntsville, where we produce advanced propulsion products. You're not just "doing a job" at . The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration.

  • Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:
  • Rest and Relaxation - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing longer weekends. Plus 90 hours of paid holidays on average throughout the year.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more? Check out:
  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance, free professional development training through Rocket University and Energetics University, employee recognition, and leadership development programs
  • Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs
  • Great Location - Huntsville has been named the second-best place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 rankings. The city's thriving job market, low cost of living and high quality of life were cited as the primary reasons for its top ranking.Essential FunctionsThis position will specialize in developing automation solutions for the Defense Business Unit.70% - Support overseeing the team and all aspects of an automation solution that includes developing requirements, creating conceptual solutions, preparing plans, monitoring suppliers, testing systems, and handing off the system to the end user. 20% - Support the Development and implementation of the vision for the automation team building standards to ensure commonality, easier transitions to production, and system support.10% - Troubleshoot existing systems to resolve issues and recommend updates.RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aero Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline and at least five (5) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience), Master's Degree Preferred.Automation Engineer Position Requirements:
    • Knowledge of automation, robotics, or testing solutions required
    • Project management required
    • Working with 3 rd party automation integrators desired
    • Programming Control systems: PLC, HMI's is desired
    • Programming robotics is desired
    • Developing statements or work and requirements definition is desired
    • Parametric modeling is desired
    • Developing automation simulations is desiredTravel and Schedule:
      • Travel maybe required to support suppliers or other manufacturing sites.
      • Occasional off-shift and weekend work required to support manufacturing schedulesRequires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.Work Environment and Physical Requirements:The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Huntsville , Sr Process Engineer (Automation), Engineering , Huntsville, Alabama

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