Manufacturer of automotive components needs Automation Engineers in the Milwaukee, WI area. This is a fully-automated manufacturing facility of automotive and off-road components and is temperature-controlled.
Why work here?:
- Thriving global company with over 60 years in business!
- Fast-paced cutting-edge technology in this fully-automated facility!
- Work with robotics, vision systems, laser systems, and PLC/HMI controls
- Clean, bright, and temperature-controlled working environment
- Competitive compensation and full benefits!
- 2 weeks paid vacation plus paid time off during year-end shut-down(1.5 wks)!
- Much room for growth!
- Low travel – 10% max.
- Design, develop, troubleshoot, and deploy automation controls and electrical controls hardware and software
- Work as part of a team and assume complete responsibility for system updates or new system control functions from start to finish of the project
- Function effectively in a team environment, hold process reviews, training sessions as needed, and support quoting efforts as required
- Write code to control automated equipment. Architect, develop, test, and deploy a reusable, modular software solution that involves using a structured software development process with version management.
- Integrate VFD and Servo motor controls to manufacturing equipment
- Train and communicate automated machine functionality to end-users
- Integrate and control vision, laser, RFID, safety, I/O, testing systems through automated controls
- Support field installation, startup, and debug of systems at company facility and customer sites
- Provide excellent written and verbal communication with internal and external customers
- Work well with multiple tasks and under tight deadlines
- Capability to work well with colleagues and produce results within a fast-paced atmosphere. Combine strong attention to detail with an orientation towards results/execution.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field or equivalent work experience required
- Programming experience with automated manufacturing equipment
- Ability to read electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic prints and schematics
- Must have good electrical wiring and debugging experience
- Vision integration experience preferred
- Allen Bradley HMI and PLC programming experience is desirable
- Ability to travel up to 10%
- Understanding of OSHA and NFPA safety standards and electrical codes required for custom automated assembly and test equipment
- Effective problem solving, judgment, and independent thinking skills for troubleshooting, repair, and recognition of acceptable or unacceptable product quality
- Able to handle interruptions, meet tight deadlines, and handle conflict in an effective manner
- Experience with Microsoft Office products
- Authorized to work in the United States and have a valid driver’s license