Manufacturing Automation Engineer

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  • $90,000 to $95,000 per annum
  • Posted 17 days ago

Manufacturing Automation Engineer – Omaha, NE – Permanent – $90,000 – $95,000 + Bonus.

Talos Automation are looking for Manufacturing Automation Engineers. This is a hands-on position where you will be working with our clients operations management, engineering, and manufacturing teams to identify continuous improvement projects that will help handle the growth of their business. You will work on both product and process automation improvements.

Candidate Profile:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or Robotic Engineering or Associates Degree with 5-10 years of experience in related automation or factory automation projects.
* Experience with panel design, motion and motor control systems, and logic controller programming, HMI, C#, Python, C, using SoC and DRY techniques is a plus.
* Experience using EPLAN Electric P8 and Solidworks 2016 or newer preferred.
* Basic networking/communication knowledge (such as Modbus, RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet, protocols) required.
* Experience with PLC’s and automation controls: Omron experience a plus.
* Tool and fixture design and GD &T preferred.
* Proficient in Linux and SQL.
* Skilled in reading and interpreting electric, electronic, and mechanical drawings and schematics.
* Strong written and oral communication skills the ability to communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
* Experience in technical documentation and report generation.
* Design and application knowledge of ergonomic and machine safety standards a plus.
* Experience with Lean manufacturing practices (Kanban, Poke-Yoke, JIT, Value Stream Mapping) a plus.

Job Description:
This individual will plan, design, program, and create automated processes that assist manufacturing. Developed processes need to follow in the Lean production principles and tools. The individual needs to be capable of analyzing the layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods and work force to maximize efficiency; improve safety and assist development engineers to improve design for manufacturability.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead projects in the development and implementation of automation in mechanical assembly, machining and inspection processes. This will include design, specification, directing and managing vendors, installation and qualification of automated systems and equipment.

* Create PLC programs and control schemes to support various cyclical testing and process controls.
* Create users interfaces for automation.
* Design automated work centers.
* Develop justifications and business cases for automation projects
* Manage equipment purchase and installation
* Prepare manufacturing documentation
* Coordinate projects

Required Skills:

* Extensive electrical knowledge
* PLC programming
* HMI Programming
* Designing Control Schemes
* 3D CAD Software (Solidworks)
* Proficient in windows
* Basic networking/communication knowledge (such as Modbus, RS-232, RS-485, EtherCat, Ethernet, protocols)
* Design, procure, build and maintain control panels
* Mechanically inclined, strong problem solving skills, hands-on individual
* Tool and fixture Design and GD&T
* Design and application knowledge of ergonomic and machine safety standard.

Talos is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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