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Automation Project Manager

Grand Rapids, MI 49501

Posted: 11/03/2023 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 22758 Pay Rate: $ 120000.00 - $ 160000.00

Job Description

Our client, a leader in the field of automation and robotics, is actively seeking an experienced Automation Project Manager to lead continuous improvement projects in a state-of-the-art, automated Tier 1 environment. This role is crucial for integrating advanced automation systems, including robotics, conveyors, and custom machine building solutions, to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Strategically manage and execute automation projects, focusing on the integration of robotics and conveyor systems.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives, applying expertise in automation and machine building to optimize processes.
  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in automation and robotics to drive project ownership and success.
  • Liaise with vendors and internal teams, including maintenance and production, to ensure the seamless implementation of automation solutions.
  • Utilize Lean methodologies to enhance the efficiency of automated systems, including robotics and conveyors.
  • Oversee project timelines and deliverables, ensuring alignment with automation goals and standards.

Ideal Candidates May Currently Hold Titles Such As:
  • Automation Engineer
  • Robotics Project Manager
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Lean Manufacturing Specialist
  • Mechanical Project Engineer (with automation focus)
  • Conveyor Systems Manager
  • Machine Building Project Lead
Our Offer: We invite professionals with a passion for automation, particularly those experienced in robotics, conveyors, and machine building, to join our dynamic team. This is your chance to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of automation in a leading Tier 1 environment. If your experience aligns with our needs and you're ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role, apply today and propel your career in automation to new heights.

Job Requirements

  • Solid background in project management within an automated, industrial setting, particularly involving robotics and conveyor systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with a deep understanding of automation and machine building principles.
  • Proven experience in applying Lean methodologies within an automation context.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to manage diverse teams in a high-energy environment.
  • Hands-on experience in managing automation projects, particularly those involving robotics, conveyors, and custom machine building.
  • Ability to handle complex, multi-faceted automation projects effectively.
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