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Automation Engineer

Listed on: 3/8/2019PST
Location: ,
Industry: Engineering
Salary: $ 75000.00 - $ 100000.00
Description: The candidate will lead the design, program, simulation, and testing of new production manufacturing automation and manufacturing cells that complete complex tasks. The ideal candidate will have a passion for mechanical design, manufacturing, and continuous improvement, while also adept at developing complex lifecycle projects including technically managing internal and external (contractors, vendors, and consultants) teams. We seek a hands-on problem solver, team player, and someone comfortable within an innovative, fast-paced environment. Candidate must be able to design, fabricate, and build out the design of production automation utilizing machine shop equipment as well as outside vendors. Construction of Manufacturing cells: Hands-on design, program, test development and build out of production manufacturing automation cells for long-term production projects. Must be able to fabricate and/or modify components as needed to complete designs. • Production Manufacturing Projects: Development of manufacturing part processes; part fixturing. Solve production part issues and drive continuous improvement. • Develop engineering documents: including work instructions, process sheets, and drawings, and maintains these within a controlled document (ECN) system.
Requirements:  • BS or MS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent from an accredited school • 5 years manufacturing engineering experience • Proven record of delivering component/assembly level projects utilizing a structured development process • Knowledge of manufacturing, injection molding, tool/mold design, and secondary operations highly desirable • Equipment and fixture design for low and high-volume manufacturing • Must be familiar with machine shop operations: turning, milling, EDM, CNC machining operations and be able to work on machine shop equipment to execute build out of designs • Must be familiar with statistical concepts such as FMEA, Gage R&R, Capability Studies, SPC & DOE • Working knowledge of engineering drawings including application and interpretation of GD&T • Fluent in CAD design using Solidworks (preferred) or ProE • Must be able to demonstrate initiative and self-direction in planning, organizing, documenting and solving problems with proven ability to lead cross-functional projects • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Experience in aerospace and/or defense manufacturing a plus • Experience in polymer and metal injection molding a plus L. J. Gonzer Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.