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Automation Engineer

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Arlington Heights, IL
$100,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 02, 2017
Job ID
Automation Engineer
SUMMARY:  A great international automation component manufacturer is looking for a Automation Engineer who can specify and design equipment and provide technical support. In this position, you will work closely with cross-functional teams and customers to support growth in all industry segments.
Automation Engineer Responsibilities
  • The Automation Engineer’s primary responsibility is to create specifications, design and product concept management for customer driven projects.
  • The Automation Engineer works with both internal resources and external customers to assure that the solution meets the required performance demands.
  • Propose customer solutions meeting industry segment requirements.
  • Use automation, application and sector intelligence to identify and win projects.
  • Provides technical training internally and externally.
  • Travel to customers, providing on-site support.
  • Acts as interface with customer and relevant departments during pre-sales stage.
  • The Automation Engineer helps create Standard Work Procedures and equipment manuals.
Automation Engineer Requirements
  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or technical equivalent.
  • 3-4 years’ experience managing design projects, automation machine and mechanical product design.
  • Ability to travel to U.S. customers, upwards of 50%.
  • Experience with ELA processes.
  • Strong familiarity with automation components and applications.
  • Experience working with customers and key accounts.
  • Some sales exposure is preferred.
  • Strong communication and contact skills.
  • Design skills with CAD software such as Solidworks, PRO-E, or Catia.