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Automation Engineer

Company: Aerotek
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Staff Engineer, AutomationLocation: Huntsville, AlabamaOpportunityThis is more than a job posting for this company, one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America. This is an invitation to collaborate and apply your craft in a creative conscious and characterful culture. The Staff Engineer, Automation leads a team in the automation engineering team in the Huntsville manufacturing facility. You are tasked to improve automation plant processes, equipment, systems, and software to keep our manufacturing facility as current and efficient as possible to maintain our competitive position in the market. Consistently develops and applies advanced theories, methods, and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems with new technologies. Analyzes, evaluates, and plans methods of approach to and organize a means to achieve the solution of complex technical problems.Provide technical support as required to ensure plant automation and controls equipment is operating and optimized as well as meets all applicable safety standards. This would include trouble shooting of down equipment as required. Understanding equipment electrical controls and automation obsolescence and upgrades as needed and creating and implementing a plan to mitigate. Implement error proofing solutions that are integrated into the production line or manufacturing process control and/ or automation systems. Examples would be the integration of automation equipment, DC tools, cameras, laser sensors, in-process/post process gage systems, data collection etc.Research and evaluate new and existing processes, operations, and support systems for adaptation and/or improvements needed to manufacture Kohler and Sterling products to meet all objectives and improve the overall customer experience. Mechanical/electrical design proficiency necessary to help evaluate and manage the improvement projects.Initiate, develop and implement continuous improvement projects in areas of responsibility in support of plant initiatives, objectives, and improvements needed. Conduct feasibility studies to assure that implementation of recommended improvements would meet objectives with respect to safety, quality, market demands, competitive costs, and general financial criteria.Project management and commissioning of capital equipment projects as assigned. Scope could include complete project management or just the electrical controls or automation part of the project.Works with maintenance team to maintain and update as needed spare parts strategy, recommended PM, and frequency, etc. for automation and controls equipment. Trained on all applicable SOPs, LOPs, policies, and procedures.Skills/Requirements:Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering program, preferably mechanical and/or material science related.6+ years of relevant work experience.Past results include successful technical leadership on major controls and automation projects.Past results include successful technical leadership on major automation projects. Experience needed Auto Cad, vision systems, robotic applications, Fanuc robot experience, programming and interfacing, control system interface to networks. Experience troubleshooting automation equipment and programming logic. Must have a passion for continuous learning and development of new skills and knowledge.Skills:plcs, Automation, programming, fanuc, fanuc robotics, fanuc control, electrical engineering, automation systems, automation design, automation engineering, automation machine, Robotics, Plc programming, autocad, manufacturing industryTop Skills Details:plcs,Automation,programming,fanuc,fanuc robotics,fanuc control,electrical engineering,automation systems,automation design,automation engineering,automation machineAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Mechanical Engineering Tech. DegreeExp. w/ Robotics cell instrumentationImproving press automationExp. w/ programming presses, cells, etc.Someone from Automotive would understand.Experience Level:Intermediate Level About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Huntsville , Automation Engineer, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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