Automation / Controls Engineer - 1st and 2nd Shift - Fort Wayne, Indiana United States - 44399


Job #: 44399
Title: Automation / Controls Engineer - 1st and 2nd Shift
Job Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: BONUS 5%
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Company has over 10 billion in annual sales.  Exceptional benefits!



Our client is a large World Class Tier I supplier of machined automotive parts currently in the process of filling CNC Programming Process Engineering positions on 1st and 2nd shifts.  This is a high volume mass production environment.  This is not a work shop or tool shop. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Lead cross functional team (maintenance, process engineering, operations, etc) on automation and controls-related projects. 
  • Program Rockwell PLC’s and Fanuc robots (80%) to support new launches and process improvements.
  • Support operations and maintenance through troubleshooting and assist in assembly line / machining cell recovery. 
  • Implement quality improvement projects through error proofing, interlocks and vision system (Cognex and Fanuc IR Vision) integration. 
  • Lead machine guarding initiatives and improvements. 
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Follows company policies, standards and specifications




Required Education and/or Experience:

  1. Strong understanding of machine tending production processes.  Robot unloading, loading on a conveyor… moving a part. Pick and place with a robot.
  2. PLC troubleshooting knowledge (Rockwell), Fanuc and ABB robot programming knowledge.
  3. Must be a self-starter and possess initiative and able to work with limited supervision.
  4. Must possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Continue professional growth and knowledge through ongoing training and education.
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with people.
  7. Good reasoning ability is required to solve a wide range of business problems in dealing with complex machines and process problems.  Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  8. Should have excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with stressful situations.
  9. Contributes to building a positive team spirit and displays a great attitude. 
  10. Be available to work overtime when needed to complete projects and support the assembly process.
  11. Process – improvement oriented.



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