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Automation Engineer

Job Title
Automation Engineer
Job ID

Automation Engineer


This is a posting for an Automation Engineer role with a growing food manufacturer in North Carolina! Our client is looking a skilled engineer to hit the ground running. Someone with an electrical engineer background, skilled with PLCs, HMI and highly automated systems is needed. This role offers a competitive salary, room for growth and relocation assistance if needed. Please apply if interested!

Job Duties:

  • Conducts and directs system experiments in support of the departments objectives
  • Creates system documentation and work instructions
  • Program and troubleshoot controls systems
  • Participate in system specifications, design reviews & system designs
  • Procure electrical & automation supplies for production
  • Keep the Original Equipment Manufacturer informed to machine and process modifications & improvements
  • Record keeping & maintain backups of all VSD, PLC, & HMI programs and configuration files
  • Maintain electrical documentation – includes schematics & manuals for equipment

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience related experience in a manufacturing environment. Preferably in food manufacturing
  • Able to work nights. This is a night shift position.
  • Associates/technical degree in a related engineering field. Such as electrical, mechanical, industrial engineering
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of PLC’s (Allen Bradley preferred)
  • Must be able to program and troubleshoot PLC’s
  • Able to utilize Microsoft project
  • Experience with FANUC robotics & vision systems
  • Knowledge of communication protocols
  • Knowledge of control schemes such as standard logic control, temperature & process regulation, power distribution & protection, flow meters  

Needs to be hands on in a team-oriented environment


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