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Automation Engineer- Level 2

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-768971
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 17, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: June 15, 2021
    • SAP Category: Engineers,Manufacturing and Technical
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Job Description:

The successful candidate's responsibilities include Programming complete PLC and HMI solutions  semi-finished or finished Solution Center (SC) products.


Job Responsibilities include:

    • Manage PLC Software library ensuring all software changes are documented and standardized 

    • Manage Electricity and Automation equipment standardization 

    • Responsible for the complete Installation of system offsite at customers facility 

    • Write and teach Robot programs for new designed robotic cells using Fanuc, Kuka, ABB Robots, Using palletizing and Vision software tools.  

    • Debug and test of new programs on shop floor.  

    • Debug and test of new programs at customer facility.  

    • Install/Test proven programs for machines on shop floor.  

    • Assist with developing customer manual for newly designed education modules.  Assist in risk assessment of newly designed machines.  

    • Follow and fill out quality flowcharts and checklists procedures.  

    • Evaluate equipment and define finished production machine.  

    • Make necessary modifications and ensure completeness and accuracy of programs.  

    • Research other manufacturing software such as Siemens  

    • Research new FANUC software such as IR Vision, Keyence Vision etc….  

    • Assist with conceptual design of the operation of new/custom equipment and components.  

    • Help refine and develop programming standards.  

    • Assist with set-up and testing of training modules on production floor.  

    • Assist sales with layouts, quotes, and sales calls.  

    • Assist sales with designs and troubleshooting.  

    • Assist with customer service calls. Update programs, prints, spreadsheets, etc.  


    Experience and Skills:

      • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or equivalent, preferably electrical engineering. 

      • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the field of electricity in a manufacturing facility.  

      • In-depth knowledge of Electricity, in low voltage, medium voltage and high voltage installations. 

      • Good knowledge of local electrical code and standards 

      • Good knowledge of Instrumentation and Process Control Systems. 

      • In-depth knowledge of HMIs, PLCs, 

      • Knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing process, operations and technology being used to assemble parts. 

      • Knowledge on MES (Manufacturing Execution System). 

      • Knowledge on manufacturing IT, industrial networks and applications 

      • Good knowledge of electrical safety 

      • Analytical skills in Problem Solving. 

      • Strong interpersonal skills Allen Bradley PLC Programming (about 75% of the workload)  

      • Siemens Programming (about 25% of the workload)  

      • Strong conflict resolution skills 

      • Ability to think conceptually and deal with ambiguity with a strong innovation mindset 

      • Proactive problem-solving ability. Ability to think objectively through various options and scenarios 

      • Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety, hygienic engineering and Nestlé Quality System.  

    Festo Didactic is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster