Automation Engineer


Youngstown OH


Industry 1: Food & Beverages
Industry 2: Industrial Automation
Industry 3: Machinery

Job ID: 19591459869
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Youngstown, OH

Our client, an established world-wide leading manufacturer in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry, is seeking an Automation Engineer who will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and implementing automated systems to improve efficiency, reliability, and productivity. This position will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for the automation and implementation of solutions that will enhance overall performance. If you want to be part of a dynamic, growth-focused company that maintains a close-knit, family-like environment, you’ll be excited to learn more about this fantastic opportunity!

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, and implement automated systems and processes to meet project requirements and conduct thorough testing of automated solutions to ensure functionality, reliability, and compliance with quality standards.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including Operations, Engineering, Safety, IT and Quality Assurance to implement and maintain automated solutions.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and translate them into technical specifications for automation solutions.
  • Propose and implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance automation processes.
  • Write, test, and maintain code for automation scripts and programs and utilize programming languages and scripting tools to automate repetitive tasks and improve workflow efficiency.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with 7-10 years of proven experience in automation engineering or a related field.
  • Must be able to use automation tools and software and analyze and interpret technical information/mathematical concepts, form conclusions, and present complex information.
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills, work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Experience with PLC programming and certification in automation or related field is a plus.

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