Automation Project Engineer - Waynesboro, Georgia United States - 37073

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Job #: 37073
Title: Automation Project Engineer
Job Location: Waynesboro, Georgia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Be a key team player for a growing company



  • Supporting safety, environmental, and sustainability initiatives that keep both employees and the environment protected.
  • Defining and identifying automation opportunities for existing and new processes.Being a champion for automation throughout the plant.
  • Challenging existing practices, processes, and equipment to enhance quality and efficiencies and move the business forward. Visiting suppliers and other sites to understand capabilities and opportunities.
  • Defining process and equipment requirements for new products and plant expansions.
  • Developing equipment specifications and commissioning plans, ensuring that the equipment is safe and meets the needs of manufacturing.
  • Determining necessary improvements to the plant processes and equipment by running trials and interpreting results to drive improvements in quality, production rates, and production costs.
  • Trouble shooting equipment and developing permanent solutions to address recurring issues.
  • in OPEX, Six Sigma, and lean activities to sustain continuous improvement
  • Supporting production engineers, maintenance, and other plant functions when needed.





  • 3+ years of experience with automated processes for discreet manufacturing required.
  • Experience specifying, implementing, and supporting manufacturing automation solutions.
  • Knowledge of control systems and process controls for discreet manufacturing.
  • Self-starter; willingness to be hands-on with projects and drive them from imagination to implementation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, effectively prioritize workload and be committed to continuous process improvement
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required.
  • Excellent technical and engineering skills, written and verbal communication skills including leading group meetings/projects.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Understanding of safety and environmental regulations.
  • 0-10% travel required.
  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.
  • This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate 

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree