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Automation Engineer

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Columbia, SC
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 05, 2019
Job ID

Growing OEM that integrates systems across diverse industries including; automotive, medical, heavy vehicle, energy, consumer goods and other markets.  Join a team of highly experienced engineers and technicians who enjoy a creative and collaborative work environment. Work to develop great machine systems for a variety of industries utilizing cutting edge technology.

  • Design/programming of control systems for automated equipment, including work with PLC’s, servo motion, robotics, machine vision, etc.
  • Interfacing with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly.
  • Commissioning of machine to meet customer quality and cycle time requirements including testing and onsite startup.
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation

Skills & Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with automated equipment
  • Able to write complete PLC programs from beginning to end for Rockwell and/or Siemens
  • Able to program Rockwell and/or Siemens HMI’s
  • Experience with industrial robots such as Fanuc, Epson, Kuka, ABB
  • Experience with AC and Servo motion control Programming bar-code and RFID applications
  • Programming direct part marking applications
  • Experience with data logging and database interfaces
  • Excellent interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environments
  • Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Will be able to work effectively with minimal oversight.
  • Must work well with clients and coworkers.
  • Must be able to travel – job will require some out of town work typically in the Southeast but also possible to travel  internationally for customer support and project installations up to 20% but typically 1-2 overnights a month