Responsibilities

  • Leverage advanced and conventional technologies to improve quality, increase productivity, and reduce waste in our manufacturing processes.
  • Create, improve, and implement both quality and safety standards into manufacturing equipment.
  • Work with other engineering domains, such as mechanical, electrical and Information Technology (IT), to solve cross-domain problems related to automation equipment and processes involving the use of sensors, actuators and IT infrastructure.
  • Analyze domain problems and identify, adapt and develop technologies from the fields of automated and autonomous systems and industrial automation to address them.
  • Document and validate automated processes with domain experts.
  • Integrate systems and software, considering qualities such as security, safety, performance and reliability.
  • Support the senior technical team in the creation of a technical roadmap for advanced technologies stack.
  • Support the engineering team in understanding and implementing technologies.
  • Support and perform technology transfers from technical collaboration projects in areas of planning under uncertainty, machine learning, probabilistic reasoning and cognitive systems.
  • Liaise between Research and Operations organizations to promote appropriate decision-making technologies and solutions.
  • Support maintenance team to troubleshoot difficult breakdowns and chronic equipment failures and identify opportunities to implement condition-based maintenance systems.
  • The position entails rigorous process discipline and documentation practices as well as excellent cross-functional communication skills to assure functionality, safety, reliability and quality of the product and the processes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in an Engineering discipline, Physics, Mathematics, or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience programming in Python and SQL
  • Hands-on experience in IT and industrial networks
  • Working knowledge in communication protocols including TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, Serial, FTP, Modbus
  • Proven ability to track multiple projects simultaneously with limited supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem-solving abilities under pressure
  • Experience programming Allen Bradley PLC’s. Fluent on Ladder-Logic, Sequential Function Charts and Structured Text

Preferred Experience & Exposures:

  • MS in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineer or Computer Science or 3 years of experience on industrial automation
  • Certified in Ignition Core basics from Inductive Automation
  • Experience programming in Java
  • Experience working with UNIX-based operating systems including Ubuntu
  • Network administration certification such as CCNA, CCNP, CCIE or equivalent
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement techniques, Lean Six Sigma and 5S
  • Experience with FANUC industrial robots
  • ISA/IEC 61511 Safety Instrumented Systems Certificate Programs
  • Certificate 1: ISA/IEC 61511 SIS Fundamentals Specialist or above
  • Any Studio/Logix 5000 Programmer Certificate