Job: Sr. Manufacturing Automation Engineer

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Posted: 05/17/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 10694

Job Description

 Job Description:

Title of Position: Sr. Manufacturing Automation Engineer
Department: Manufacturing Development & Automation
Location: Crossroads - Joplin, MO
Position Reports To: Engineering Manager

Ongoing Job Responsibilities:
• Plan, lead, and coordinate automation projects to improve manufacturing process safety, productivity, and quality
• Work with site leaders and stakeholders to identify automation opportunities, develop ROI, and execute projects
• Write detailed automation and equipment specifications to drive the vendor RFP, selection, and validation process
• Manage projects from concept and selection through implementation and validation
• Work with procurement to establish a go-to automation vendor list and select best vendors for specific projects
• Visit vendors and attend tradeshows to stay current on automation technology
• Ensure automation technology and best practices are leveraged across multiple sites
• Support product and manufacturing engineering teams in improving product designs and processes for automation
• Work with IT and Controls Engineering teams to integrate machines and process data into the MES

Leadership Competencies:
• Excellent communication skills; internal and external at all levels
• Assertive and schedule-driven
• Project management in team environment

Hiring Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years of experience in process automation or related role, including project management
• Experience leading high value capital projects to drive process improvement and meet operational goals
• Experience specifying, selecting, implementing, and validating equipment
• Experience working with and managing external automation vendors, OEM’s, contractors, etc.
• Experience with automation components/controls, PLC’s / HMI’s, robotics, sensors and vision inspection
• Working knowledge of CAD software, including 3D Solid modeling
• Proficient in use of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
• Excellent communication skills, working with internal and external resources at all levels
• High energy, self-motivated, and detail-oriented; team work spirit is essential
• Willingness to work projects at multiple sites within a 30 mile radius

Hiring Preferences:
• Machine design experience
• Experience with Rockwell / AB PLC and HMI software and hardware
• Experience with Cognex and Keyence vision inspection systems
• Experience with IQ, OQ, PQ process validation
• Automation standards experience a plus (i.e. ISA)
• Certified Automation Professional a plus

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering or related field required

EaglePicher Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Locations

Pittsburg
2919 Rotary Terrace
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Commercial Power
3001 Davis Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Crossroads
8225 E. 26th St.
Joplin, MO 64802
Energetic Devices
14212 N. Bethel Rd.
Seneca, MO 64865
Headquarters
C & Porter Streets
Joplin, MO 64802
Range Line
3220 Industrial Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Seneca, MO
Recruiting In
Seneca, MO 64865
Space
1216 W. B St.
Joplin, MO 64801
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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East Greenwich, RI 2818
Headquarters/Plano
5600 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 345
Plano, TX 75024
Pittsburg
Commercial Power
Crossroads
Energetic Devices
Headquarters
Range Line
Seneca, MO
Space
Not Specified
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Headquarters/Plano
 
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