Senior Automation Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Troy, MI and 4 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Automotive

$80K - $120K ($80K - $120K base + Yes, no)
Posted on 10/17/17 by Verba Edwards
Confidential Company
Troy, MI
5 - 7 years experience
$80K - $120K
($80K - $120K base + Yes, no)
Posted on 10/17/17 Verba Edwards

Senior Automation Engineer

Automotive Manufacturing  Company located in Auburn Hills, MI>

Direct Hire, Benefits and Relocation Assistance.

Base salary from $80K to $120K.

No Sponsorships.


·        Analyze the gaps and opportunities to automate further our production sites towards Industry 4.0.

·        Help designing, launch automated systems in our plants.  Incudes writing specifications, standards of the production means.

·        Develop and deploy efficient interface solutions between the industrial IT applications (MES, TCO, MRP,…) and the equipment PLC, insuring robust data flow strategy.

·        Interface with the Automation team in  sharing best practices and  aligning deployments of new systems.

·        Autonomously carry out the follow up of the technical files, design studies, startup testing and maintenance readiness of the automatic functions integrated by the suppliers in the production equipment.

·        Track the automation integration time schedule and guaranty the deadline and the quality within the program budget, in liaison with the plant teams and in the case of new programs.

·        Propose improvement of the processes, means and PLC program implementations.

·        Pro-active behavior for the acquisition, the development and the sharing of technical competencies.  Coach and teach Plants (ME, Maintenance, FES, Quality, PC&L) and program teams (PML, PLM, PTE).


Knowledge / Skills:

·        Experience in MES deployment is a plus.

·        Automation and Industrial IT (Siemens S7 PLC), electrical design.

·        Strengths in IT tools development in industrial environment.

·        BS Degree with a minimum of 5 to 10  years’ experience.

·        Experience in automating production lines.

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