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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 6:41 PM

Job Description
Job Purpose:
The Automation Engineer role is an entry level position reporting directly to the Operations Manager with responsibility for developing automation and fixturing platforms for efficient continuous production of advanced ceramic and composite materials that meet or exceed our customers expectations.
The role is an exciting opportunity to join a global, dynamic, Hi:Tech team, supporting the medical and aerospace industries. We are the industry leader in development and manufacturing of ceramic to metal seals for both Aerospace and Medical markets. We help improve the quality of life with our implantable medical components, and we ensure the safety of travelers by developing multiple components for the Aerospace industry.
Essential Functions:
Design, develop and implement automation platforms and fixturing to enable the efficient processing
of advanced ceramic and composite materials.
Develop flexible automated process solutions using multi:axis robotics, machine vision, programmable logic controllers, distributed control systems, human:machine interfaces and data acquisition systems.
Provide justification and reports for project expense requests and capital projects related to plant and process engineering.
Lead projects in the design, development, system integration and qualification of automated processes, equipment, and systems; including project management and working with internal staff and outside vendors to ensure anticipated activities and outputs are planned and effectively executed.
Work with Purchasing and outside vendors to assist with automation project needs.
Perform preventative maintenance on all automated equipment. Document all actions/repairs performed including parts and labor.
Assumes responsibility for the safety and environmental issues associated with any developed automation and fixturing.
Conducts PFMEAs on manufacturing processes, methods, equipment, and controls.
Experience in project management and/or leading teams.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree in
Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience working to develop and implement automated manufacturing processes.
Strong understanding of general programming architectures and logic.
Strong understanding of control panel wiring and good documentation practices.
Proficient in the use of Solidworks.
Basic understanding of quality management systems in an ISO 9001/AS 9100 is required.
Knowledge of Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
Experience with
developing/documenting procedures is required.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, due to ITAR regulations in manufacturing plants.

Additional Requirements:
High sense of responsibility, ownership, accountability.
Quality orientation and high attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite.
Must be able to clearly present ideas and reports in written and verbal format.
Must be able to work well with subordinates, peers and superiors in all departments of the Company.
Must be able to work well with external contacts of the Company.
Must have good time management, planning and negotiation skills.
Materials experience desirable
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be capable of sitting and using a computer for extended periods of time throughout the workday
Must be capable of occasional travel.
Must have the ability to maneuver the shop floor, administer


• Location: new bedford, South Coast

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