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Automation Engineer WI 56 - 65k (J#27376)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 1 - 3 years

My client is a very successful, growth oriented plastics producer based the Milwaukee area. Serving a wide variety of end
markets including electrical, automotive, building products and key transportation segments.
Essential Duties:
Provide advanced design and development of automation systems and equipment intended to enhance
production efficiency.
Develop and prepare quotations for automation equipment. To include cost evaluation and return on
investment (ROI) estimates.
Provide in-depth machine control programming for automation equipment, including support of existing
equipment.
Strong working knowledge and experience with PLC and hydraulics/pneumatics, and other
electro-mechanical systems.
Perform equipment validation.
Provide technical support for troubleshooting new and existing automation equipment.
Develop, evaluate, improve and document manufacturing processes, with emphasis on standardized work.
Work closely with manufacturing, process engineering, and maintenance departments to develop, coordinate
and implement technical training for employees.
Serves as a cross functional member of the New Product Development team, with a role to optimize the
manufacturing process and foster a robust process and Bill of Manufacture.
Develop and implement standard packaging requirements.
Employ continuous improvement lean tools and lead teams to implement Kanban, SMED, VSM, Kaizen, 5S,
etc. and Lean methods in numerous areas.

Preferred Background:
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering and 2 years minimum related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Manufacturing engineering experience within an Assembly environment a plus.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively present information to top management, internal
and external customers in a professional manner.
CAD/Pro E experience.
Knowledge of manufacturing concepts and ability to prioritize multiple projects.
 
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