Michigan, Holland-Grand Haven
Our client, a manufacturing company in the Zeeland, MI area is looking for an Automation Engineer to join their team. This position is open due to rapid growth. This facility is currently trying to invest heavier into the automation realm and is looking for someone that can think outside the box to help automate assembly processes that are currently being done by hand.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops automation manufacturing processes and designs appropriate robotics, machines, equipment, controls and material handling, and parts movement to assure 100% quality and productivity.
Implementation of lean manufacturing techniques through automation and robotics, quality and cost reduction programs, visual controls, and plant performance measures.
Works with Product Engineering to assure efficient and cost-effective manufacturability of all automation machinery designed.
Development of internal automation equipment and machinery for lean manufacturing capabilities.
Recommends and implements capital investment and improvement projects within areas of responsibility.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering, or Engineering Technology required.
6+ years Automation Engineering experience.
PLC experience would be nice