Automation Engineer - Brecksville, OH 44141

  • OhioJobs
  • Brecksville, Ohio, USA
  • Apr 17, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor; Engineering Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervise the work of others: No

Position Summary:
This person will work to improve production quality & throughput; while also troubleshooting current manufacturing equipment in use. Position will require working closely with design engineers to transfer new products and product improvements into manufacturing. This person is also responsible for automating or semi-automating current and new manufacturing processes.


Duties and Responsibilities:
This list is not comprehensive but meant to represent the most common or important duties of the position. Other duties are required and/or assigned.

  • Automating or semi-automating current and new manufacturing processes

  • Programming automated equipment and researching/implementing new technology related to manufacturing

  • Hands on troubleshooting of current manufacturing equipment

  • Training and working closely with production associates

  • Communicating and working with the engineering design team

  • Creatively and quickly thinking of new ideas to implement and improve processes

  • Designing and creating new assembly/test fixtures and inspection gauges

  • Performing any and all other duties assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Required Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 5 to 8 years' experience working with automation/semi-automation
  • Minimum of a 2 year associate’s degree is required, 4 year bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Ideal candidate should have some extensive experience designing and/or troubleshooting automated or semi-automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Familiarity with pneumatics, solenoids and PLC programming required.
  • Familiarity with Vision Inspection Systems, Robotics and various sensors is required.
  • Experience using 3D modeling software is required; as it will be used in semi-automated fixtures and equipment design.
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks is a plus
  • Must be able to operate electrical hand tools, general hand tools. Experience using a Lathe or Mill Machine experience is preferred. CNC Machine experience is a plus.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, vendors, non-engineers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Maintains a valid Driver’s License.

Essential Job Functions:
Critical features of this job are described below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Mental: Must be able to effectively communicate with others; complete and understand complex analysis of numbers; read, analyze and interpret written materials; develop team to meet and exceed company standards; ensure compliance with company policies; respond appropriately to feedback to make improvements; maintain positive working relationships; troubleshoot and solve problems.

Physical: Must be able to hear and verbally communicate for hours at a time, use computer equipment, potentially operate a CNC, Lathe, Mill and/or electrical/general hand tools. Moderate noise level and limited exposure to physical risk.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of modern business communication, office procedures and methods. Skill to use a personal computer and various software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to establish priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and facilitate teamwork.

Equipment Used:
Telephones, computer, other office equipment as needed, electrical and general hand tools, CNC machinery, Lathe or Mill Machine operation.

Special/ Additional Requirements:
Persons in this position may be required to pass a drug, alcohol, credit, and/or criminal background check.

AMT is an equal opportunity employer
Keyword: Automation Engineer
From: Applied Medical Technology, Inc.