Randstad Automation Engineer in Worcester, Massachusetts

Automation Engineer

job details:

  • location:Worcester, MA

  • salary:$76,500 - $97,500 per year

  • date posted:Friday, November 9, 2018

  • experience:5 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

  • reference:144606

job description

Automation Engineer

Permanent position: An Automation Engineer is needed for an exciting opportunity at a leading abrasives manufacturer in the Worcester, MA area. The ideal candidate will have their Bachelors Degree in Engineering, and 5+ years industrial experience with automation and robotics. Must have major project management and CapEx experience. Any knowledge of PLC's is a plus. Apply now for immediate consideration!

Responsibilities for the Automation Engineer

  • Implementing automation and robotics projects to increase efficiency and improve quality of all current production lines

  • Developing plans for testing and debugging automation equipment

  • Programming, troubleshooting, and evaluating design considerations on new and existing systems and equipment

  • Assisting in the preparation of scope of a project, cost justification and benefits

  • Maintaining awareness and controlling project cost, quality, scope and schedule to ensure on time delivery of projects within internal budgets

  • Conducting R&D activities concerned with integration and testing of electronics/mechanical components and systems

  • Programming software to configure and/or make modifications to automated systems and process control systems

Requirements for the Automation Engineer

  • Bachelors in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, etc.)

  • 5+ years industrial automation / robotics experience working on production equipment drives

  • Major project management and CapEx experience

  • Knowledge or experience with PLC's is a plus!

  • Some travel is required


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