Manufacturing Automation Engineer

Your Role: FMI is seeking an experienced and team oriented Manufacturing Automation Engineer! This role is responsible for support of current production systems and future improvements in safety, quality, cost, and cycle time. In this position, this team member will lead automation and control system integration from design of new systems to supporting existing production infrastructure. This role will  support all aspects of automation projects, make detailed plans to accomplish goals and direct the integration of technical activities to implement process improvements, equipment installation/modification, and material system development. Successful candidates will achieve results in solving technical problems, designing new equipment, improving existing processes, and supporting customer focused programs. There will be opportunities to get hands-on experience in a wide range of manufacturing and engineering disciplines.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, improve, and troubleshoot custom built automation systems for machines which manufacture state of the art composite materials
  • Develop, implement, and sustain policies and procedures for the technical work performed in the production facility
  • Lead integration of new PLC systems and automation equipment
  • Identify, design, and implement process improvements in assigned areas of responsibility using Lean and Six Sigma tools
  • Execute technical assignments with ability to integrate systems adhering to strict schedule and cost considerations
  • Provide technical support for 7x24 manufacturing facility in assigned areas of responsibility
  • Perform root cause analysis for failure investigations and other data analysis tasks
  • Write periodic reports or oral presentations to management and customers on specific projects
  • Design and develop new equipment for future production systems
  • Ensure that health and safety policies are followed
  • Apply quality standards to projects to ensure compliance with certification requirements in plant applicationsWork with customers to develop and qualify process changes and provide technical services



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