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Automation Engineer

Solon, OH, USA
$35-$50 per hour


We’re looking for an Automation Engineer with solid PLC programming experience. Join an organization that ensures a more secure world through connecting and protecting our customers with inventive solutions.

Position Description:

In this position, you will get to utilize Continuous Improvement experience to evaluate, define, and optimize manufacturing processes and systems to improve: safety, quality, OEE, production rates/efficiencies, yields, costs, changeovers, and process capability.

Your Experience:

  • Academic background in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (BSME BSEE)
  • Previous experience in the following:
  • PLC programming
  • Autocad/Solid modeling
  • Hands-on experience developing custom automated systems
  • Familiarity with control systems, PLC and control components

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the design, implementation, and commissioning of automated manufacturing production lines utilizing the appropriate technology
  • Utilize strong electrical and mechanical machine design skills, and develop technical requirements and specifications for outside vendors to bid and construct custom machines
  • Lead vendor selection and facilitate the implementation of new automation systems and manufacturing methods
  • Research new manufacturing methods and trends to bring innovation into new technology into Pentair manufacturing.
  • Develop tooling and fixtures, and concept prototype assembly machines that result in a complete production automation system
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the design for manufacturability of our current and future products
  • Continuously improve our factory automation systems and optimize them for cost and throughput
  • Assure the quality of manufactured goods through the implementation of in-process inspections and rigorous statistical process controls


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