Engineer, Automation Job Description

Engineer, Automation Job Description

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Engineer, automation provides leadership in the engineering and operations of existing Windows OS build infrastructures.

Engineer, Automation Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop simulation software to enable testing of software prior to connection to plant and mechanical systems
Assist senior engineers in the troubleshooting and problem solving of manufacturing operations control systems, automation and instrumentation issues
Analyzes testing results to investigate root causes of issues
Interaction with development team, functional testing teams, and product management to ensure effectiveness and quality of deliverables
Strong, proven experience in web application testing
Developing software stack to automate the testing of Intel IPs
Ensure regression tests are up and running while maintaining up to date product releases in agile environment
Prepare test environment, test data, and execute the test cases and define test cases from customer’s requirements and ensure traceability with specifications
Design test cases, develop automated test case scripts, write functional/ non-functional test plans
Report and document information to developers on software defects and ensure improvement of non-regression test repository

Engineer, Automation Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Engineer, Automation

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Education for Engineer, Automation

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Employers hiring for the engineer, automation job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Manufacturing, Computer Engineering, Industrial

Skills for Engineer, Automation

Desired skills for engineer, automation include:

Computers and Windows OS
Build processes
Code reviews
Source control management

Desired experience for engineer, automation includes:

Strong knowledge of creating and modifying JavaScript and Windows PowerShell
Working experience of Object Oriented Programming language
Must have a relevant third level qualification in an engineering discipline, preferably a BEng in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, a BSc in Computing / Software Engineering or a BEng in Automation Engineering
Must have at minimum of three years relevant industrial experience
Must demonstrate a working knowledge of a CAD design package, preferably AutoCAD or Solidworks
Must possess practical "hands-on" mechanical and electrical skills combined with a can-do attitude and excellent problem solving skills

Engineer, Automation Examples


Engineer, Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an engineer, automation. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer, automation
  • Performs periodic procedures as documented to ensure reliable operations of systems and applications
  • Supervisory systems include process modeling, data logging, and system configuration and setup, typically using databases such as Oracle
  • Develop HMI formats depicting process and process auxiliary systems, using industry standard HMI packages, for example, Wonderware, Ifix, InteractX, and Citec
  • Develop HMI software using industry standard HMI packages, for example, Wonderware, Ifix, InteractX, and Citec
  • Develop test procedures for software and complete automation system, and carryout tests accordingly
  • Provide support to field engineering team for technical assistance and design support, during start up and commissioning of equipment and software
  • Support Sales department by writing process control technical specifications for proposals and providing technical presentations to customers
  • Have used a configuration management tool
  • Lead/participate in execution of automation solutions for projects from conception to completion
  • Lead/participate in production of automation solutions and support in compliance with BMS quality standards
Qualifications for engineer, automation
  • Knowledge of SQL and working with relational databases
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent is preferred
  • Working experience with API’s
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in ECE, IT, CS, BCA or MCA
  • Good working knowledge of packet networking
  • Proven UI development skills, knowledge and experience, preferably web based UI development

Engineer, Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of engineer, automation. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for engineer, automation
  • Develop, implement, and continuously improve process automation solutions within Indy Parenteral Manufacturing Building 105A to ensure that business goals are achieved
  • Ensure that process automation solutions/systems are in-control, capable, and compliant
  • Stay tightly aligned and actively involved with internal customers
  • Perform routine maintenance and other activities that keep the control systems up-to-date and reliable
  • Assure that all capital projects are aligned with the Automation Strategy and that all established standards are followed
  • Design system architectures
  • Stay within cost constraints
  • Seek out, define and implement control system, production process and business improvements
  • Appropriately leverage activities in order to maximize the overall impact to the business
  • Seek results through others
Qualifications for engineer, automation
  • Good knowledge and understanding of high level architecture of the current wire-line telecommunications technologies
  • You will have a minimum qualification of Level 8
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of all aspects of complex automated systems including PLC, vision systems, good understanding of MES systems
  • A solid understanding of most industrial networks appreciation of machine design and control are essential
  • Strong PLC background in Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000, APT, Siemens S7, Elau, Pilz Safety PLCs and Wonderware Intouch/ArchestrA HMI software
  • Additional knowledge of Servo Motion Control, printer systems, vision systems, robotics, BCR, data analytics and RFID systems would be beneficial

Engineer, Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an engineer, automation. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer, automation
  • Manage automation projects plant-wide as required and liaise with vendors in the design, procurement, evaluation and acceptance of new equipment
  • Support the continuous improvement of all automated equipment using Lean / Six Sigma and Project Management techniques
  • Work closely with cross functional teams in monitoring equipment performance using proven troubleshooting and problem solving techniques / methods to solve to root cause
  • Support plant wide automation change control and manage software revision control systems
  • Assist the Validation team in new process validation, equipment upgrades and NPI's
  • Ensure all new equipment and tasks are risk assessed, support investigation and near miss resolution, and proactively drive actions to reduce safety risks
  • Carry out other relevant tasks as required by the Senior Automation Engineer
  • Author, edit or compile all Technical Procedures pertaining to operation of new or updated software systems
  • Must be willing to work closely with various site and central groups in order to ensure control systems are designed, implemented and maintained in a manner to ensure manufacturing requirements are met
  • Providing training and serving as a technical resource for junior engineers
Qualifications for engineer, automation
  • Minimum Ordinary Technician Diploma or equivalent Mechanical-Electrical Diploma
  • Instruments and Controls Certificate S3 a definite advantage
  • Extensive knowledge of PLC’s essential
  • Computer literacy is an essential requirement together with the ability to work on varying computer platforms and the basic knowledge of at least MS Excel, Word and e-mail
  • Demonstrated experience in deploying computing hardware and communication systems that include PCs, servers, thin clients, Ethernet infrastructure
  • Experienced with current government regulations regarding biotech producing facilities

Engineer, Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer, automation. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer, automation
  • Must be able to install and program ancillary equipment such as digital timers, counter, PID loop controllers
  • Must be familiar with advanced test equipment, including oscilloscopes, power monitoring devices
  • Must be familiar with the theory of basic sensing devices such as proximity detectors, visible infrared detection devices and encoders digital communications and their various protocols, including ethernet, Profibus, DeviceNet, DH+, DH_485, RS-232, RS-485
  • Serves as platform engineer for a designated set of automation systems, including representing integrated needs in cross-functional and cross-site teams
  • Position may include some software development of related enhancements, supplemental systems, and/or support and monitoring tools
  • Responsible for the method and technological development of automated cells
  • Generates and tracks time lines on industrializing value streams
  • Responsible for tool technology and standards for automated cells
  • Responsible for ensuring the requirements of reproducibility
  • Oversees and has the ability to understand and use all automated equipment and be responsible for training others, making sure uptime is met, problem solving and preventing downtime
Qualifications for engineer, automation
  • Higher education in relevant discipline
  • Automation engineering background
  • Technical language skills in Lithuanian and English
  • Readiness to team work and business trips
  • Customer and result oriented working style
  • Bachelor in Computer Science or Equivalent Degree with at least 3 years relevant working experience as an Automation Engineer

Engineer, Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of engineer, automation. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer, automation
  • Maintains knowledge of job cost & develop/implement appropriate plans to improve profitability
  • Receives training externally and provides training internally
  • Generates programs for robot/cobot movement
  • Support, maintain and diagnose automation hardware and software
  • Experience with Agile methodology for delivering projects with ability to develop tools based on business concept
  • Design, develop ,maintain and enhance multitier web applications
  • Maintain a clear code history through the use of source control tools
  • Building scalable solutions that can be reused in the future
  • Consume and develop REST api using .net framework
  • Deploy applications in different environments in IIS server
Qualifications for engineer, automation
  • 5 years’ experience architecting configuration management systems such as Puppet (using Foreman or Hiera)
  • 5 years’ Experience with complex application topologies (deploying and or maintaining)
  • You are familiar with ITIL principles and Agile methodologies
  • PLC 5 and Control Logics experience
  • Current and up-to-date experience of “state-of-the-art” in mechanical, electrical, control and automation techniques
  • 8 years preferred hands on experience with process controls equipment including PLCs, HMIs, SCADA systems, SQL relational database systems, and Networking including design and debugging skills

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