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Senior Automation Engineer (Manufacturing)

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: East Providence
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work. From the mobile device in your pocket to the sensors in your car, and even life-saving medical devices, Nordson's technology is used to make products that touch your life every day. Do you want to join a growing team in a market-leading technology company? We're looking for motivated individuals who care about helping our customers succeed. If you value integrity, respect for people, customer passion, energy, and excellence, you'll fit right in to the Nordson culture. Come join our team as a Senior Automation Engineer! In this role you will be responsible for using the latest technology to improve, streamline and automate manufacturing processes by designing and implementing equipment that has a positive impact on quality, capacity, and cost of products. Must have proven ability to prioritize, plan and execute multiple projects independently. How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Collaborate with other engineers and manufacturing/assembly personnel to ensure design intent and cost effectiveness of production are achieved.
  • Design and plan electrical systems, including power, communications, and data.
  • Create project plans to organize and direct project activities.
  • Establish equipment specifications and requirements.
  • Research and develop new technologies.
  • Develop appropriate documentation including wiring schematics, bills of material, operation manuals, and troubleshooting guides for newly established automated equipment/processes.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and evaluate project deliverables.
  • Collaborate with New Product Development engineering to ensure new product designs meet DFM/DFA guidelines.
  • Manage the Validation / Verification Process for new equipment release.
  • Create operation manuals, training documentation, spare part lists, and troubleshooting guides for newly established automated equipment/processes.
  • Support maintenance with diagnostic, troubleshooting and repairs of automated manufacturing systems. What We Offer:
    • Starting day 1, your benefits include:
      • Medical / Dental / Vision
      • Paid Time Off (including annual company shutdown between Christmas and New Year's)
      • Annual bonus based on personal & company performance.
      • 401k (with match AND additional 3% annual company contribution)
      • Health Savings Accounts (with employer contribution)
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Company paid Life Insurance
      • Wellbeing programs to help you live a healthy happy lifestyle.
      • On-site full-service cafeteria Qualifications To Be Successful:
        • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation or related field.
        • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with automated equipment and systems.
        • Minimum 2 years hands on experience with instrumentation and controls equipment including PLCs, HMIs, and networking equipment.
        • Keyence vision system programming experience preferred.
        • Yushin robot programming experience a plus.
        • Experience with project management.
        • Strong modeling skills utilizing SolidWorks
        • Familiar with programming of Beckhoff PLC's
        • Designing and development of HMI systems
        • Familiar with pneumatics and servo actuators/controls
        • Strong electromechanical skill set.
        • Strong problem-solving skills, hands on individual with the ability to multitask.
        • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate with all levels of personnel.
        • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft office products including Project, and Excel
        • Must have the ability to shift priorities according to changes in department/facility needs and be open to different ideas/approaches. Working Conditions and Physical DemandsManufacturing environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Travel RequiredMinimal Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws. Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Nordson or its subsidiaries directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to Nordson employees are considered unsolicited and property of Nordson. Nordson will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson's Human Resources department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.

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