$100K — $150K *
Job duties include plans/specs/designs automation equipment/process, assembly tooling, and assembly line layout to coordinate activities for New Product Introduction (NPI) and continuation projects. Ensures process design supports manufacturing of products that meet quality standards while minimizing production problems and costs. Develops and maintains manufacturing line layouts for maximizing space, efficiency, and effectiveness. Ensures compliance with industry safety and design standards and guidelines. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of engineering projects. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Lean Process design
*Manufacturing tooling design and integration
*Managing automation projects including concept work, equipment specification, project management, factory acceptance testing, installation, and commissioning/debug.
*Programming experience in C, C++, Python, Visual Basic, MatLab, standard product SDK/API integration, etc.
*Tooling design with CAD, SolidWorks preferred, with understanding of cnc machining or CAM a plus.
*Ability to program, control, automate vision systems for integrated quality control and process step verification.
*Responsible for identifying and leading automated equipment projects to increase production capacity and improve product quality.
*Identify potential process improvement projects, design and develop programs to address findings.
*Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics in order to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control technologies.
*Build prototypes to prove complex/high-risk processes prior to final design.
*Work with Product Designers, Project Managers, and Manufacturing personnel to refine product and equipment designs.
*Complete assigned work within agreed upon schedule and budget while maintaining high level of quality.
*Determine automation process engagement based off ROI with consideration to: low to high complexity & low to high volume product lines.
*Determine where opportunities exist to implement automation by working closely with Product Designers, Project Managers, and Manufacturing teams.
Manufacturing Operations Support
*Develop and implement long range plans for process control improvements.
*Guide and train designated employees on process control methodology to assist process control improvement efforts.
*Develop/modify procedures & training guidelines as needed for automation processes, including training of setup and maintenance personnel.
*Provide leadership and communication to all project team members and functional managers such that the project objectives are clear, responsibilities are understood and progress is tracked and reported.
*Provides project team input on system capabilities and assist teams with system design decisions.
*Solid knowledge in the Automation/Electrical Engineering Design field, with extensive technical experience in the design, optimization, and build of automation equipment.
*Interface with mechanical team to control the architecture design and implementation, ensuring the correct support of motion controller configuration, setup, fine tuning, data collection, data analysis and reporting, and equipment safety requirements.
Education and/or Experience:
*Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Automation, Electrical or other related engineering discipline.
*8+ years in a manufacturing environment preferred with demonstrated ability developing and implementing automation processes and equipment.
*Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Instrumentation & Process Control engineering concepts and design including circuits, control systems, as well as a general knowledge of mechanical equipment and systems.
*Demonstrated knowledge in the principles of operation, reliability and performance characteristics of process measurement instrumentation, analyzers, control valves, and VFDs.
*Must have a very broad electrical background, including hands on experience with PLC’s/HMI, robots, motion controls and associated programming software.
*Demonstrated ability to meet demanding deadlines.
*Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member to accomplish objectives.
*Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
*Demonstrated success in managing and leading both long-term programs/projects, as well as address shot-term operational issues.
Valid through: 8/6/2020