Automation Engineer


Greensboro, NC

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 215 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Client has immediate openings for Automation Engineers, various levels. 

Great people, great pay, great benefits.

Fortune 500 Global company.

Job Description

You will be responsible for analyzing high labor content activities across and designing automation to improve operational efficiency with a short ROI and ROIC. You will be challenged with finding ways to improve productivity and developing strategies to help people work smarter?ensuring we stay ahead of our competitors in the marketplace.

What you'll do on a typical day:

-Design, plan, source, and implement automation solutions, including robotics, conveyors, sorters, scanners, vision systems, PLCs, etc.; conduct root cause analysis of labor and/or process inefficiency through operational data analysis, pareto, review, time studies, simulation, and discussions with operational leadership

-Develop automation design and equipment specifications for the implementation of automation solutions including identifying facility design requirements based on activity levels, product envelope, product flow, and transportation methods; building layouts and power requirements to accept automation designs; specifying material handling and storage equipment solutions

-Determine startup and ongoing personnel requirements for automation solutions based on activity levels and product profile; identify management and supervisory requirements for operations personnel, determine special skills needed, and provide job descriptions for hiring

-Configure table data, location logic table data, strategies, commodity table data, and system flag settings for functionality

-Work with IT team to identify and document new IT functionality not currently available; identify changes to existing functionality currently available, and test IT solutions and functionality

-Specify packing methods to be used based on mode/method of transportation and product profile; specify containers/cartons and packing (void fill) medium requirements; identify outbound labeling/documentation requirements; provide annual cost estimates for packing materials; and create cartonization tables

-Develop time estimates for process documentation, conversion of existing processes, and development, testing, and implementation of new processes; publish start-up plans with milestones and responsibilities


What you need to succeed in this position:

-BSME with focus in robotics/automation engineering curriculum

-high-volume operations and distribution-related work experience

-PLC experience and electrical controls of motors, switches, diverters, spirals, conveyors

-Experience in Lean methodology, AutoCAD, Solid Works, 3D modeling, and drawing and design of components and parts of systems

-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project), Mini Tab, and Six Sigma analysis tools

-Availability to travel up to 50% of the time depending on project lifecycle

$80K - $100K