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Title Manufacturing/Automation Engineer
Salary TBD
Start Date 2014-01-11
Location Kentucky
Job Information

1. Contributes to overall team performance by providing production support, solving challenging problems, and assisting the engineering and the maintenance teams in meeting automation project objectives.

2.Supports Automation System design including PLC and HMI programming. Ability to program in Allen Bradley, Siemens, and/or Omron controls.

3. Writes documents including work/user instructions, functional specifications, detailed design specifications, electrical and hydraulic schematics, etc.

4. Conducts full functional and factory acceptance testing and participates in project startup and commissioning.

5. Assists Maintenance Department in the troubleshooting, repair, and upgrade of equipment automation systems.

6. Designs end of arm tooling including: structural components, mechanical and vacuum grippers, sensors, and various end effectors.

7. Specifies, purchases, installs, documents, and maintains A.C. and  D.C. drives.

8. Heavy emphasis on the ongoing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of robotic equipment.

9. Leads projects to upgrade and improve equipment.

10. Trains shift maintenance technicians.


1. BS degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.

2. 5-10 years of controls engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.

3. Experience in creating technical documentation in a regulated environment.

4. Ability to read, write, and use electrical and hydraulic schematics as a troubleshooting aid.

5. Strong leadership and teamwork skills with a results oriented commitment.

6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

7. Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.

8. Must be proficient in AutoCAD 2D.

9. Must be willing to work flexible hours should project work require.

10. Must be willing to provide technical support to off shift and weekend maintenance staff.


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