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Automation Engineer

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Conroe
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details:
--- Title: Automation Engineer
--- Location: Conroe, TX (40 miles north of downtown Houston)
--- Travel/Schedule: You generally will work standard day-shift hours Mon-Fri
--- Compensation: Target base salary can vary widely depending on your specific experience; -$82K - $115K+ is a reasonable range,
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation: Relocation / sign-on bonus is available on a case-by-case basis;.
--- Benefits: As essentially a "start-up" company (owned by a Private Equity firm), the US entity of the company initially can offer a full range of basic Medical / Dental / Vision insurance reimbursements, life insurance and standard PTO / Holidays. As the company grows out , a more robust and comprehensive benefits package (including additional insurance funding, 401K, etc) will be offered.

Position Description: As an Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and implementing automated systems to streamline operations, support production, and improve efficiency. Some specific responsibilities include:
--- Design, engineer, and modify existing and new moderately-complex automation equipment, tooling and applications to automate manufacturing processes.
--- Direct interface with customer and machine vendor for design improvements.
--- Troubleshoot PLC Controls Systems (specifically Delta).
--- Establish technical manuals, drawings, models, training documentation, preventative maintenance plans and troubleshooting guides for automated equipment and automated processes.
--- Understand the machine operating principle, Consequence of wear and tear parts and product defects.
--- Ensure the uptime of machines through regular preventive maintenance and breakdown maintenance.
--- Prepare why-why analysis & drive for permanent corrective actions.
--- Give feedback to improve the design of process and equipment.
--- Direct daily department activities to maximize equipment utilization and support production needs.
--- Coordinate maintenance activities with other functional groups such as engineering and operations to ensure the efficient operation of the departmental function.
--- Collaborate and offers input to planning, building, and maintaining the automation framework and associated processes for new products.
--- Identify and drive change to ensure automation effectiveness of existing processes.
--- Demonstrate an understanding of customer requirements, offer suggestions and ideas on how best to deliver automation solutions.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a strong understanding of PLCs and be very familiar with automation and robotic installation, integration and optimization. Experience with vision-based inspection equipment (Cognex/Keyence software) and pneumatics and servos is expected.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Conroe , Automation Engineer, Engineering , Conroe, Texas

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