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Automation Engineer

Central, WI

Posted: 11/05/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 14136 Targeted Compensation: $95,000.00

Automation Engineer

Our client, a reputable manufacturer of livestock supplies and equipment, has an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer.


  • Responsible for design/modification of control applications for milking machines
  • Implementation of control application
  • Verification of control system: defining test cases, test runs with test engineers
  • Create and upgrade existing product documentation: work with PDM application, create instructions for final customers
  • Leadership of assigned tasks: meetings, contacting sub suppliers, cooperating with shared service departments: compliance, sourcing, manufacturing, and legal
  • Support and troubleshoot field installations

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Ability to work well individually as well as in a team
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel 25%, including international travel

Experience / Background

  • A./B.S. in Automation engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of Automation and/or Electrical Engineering experience
  • Understanding and experience of machine control systems
  • Development of systems/products comprising of PLC control systems
  • Programming language knowledge (C, C++, VBA)
  • Industrial control theory knowledge
  • SW testing methodology experience
  • Algorithmic knowledge
  • Instrumentation and Controls knowledge
  • VFD experience
  • Experience in safety circuits design
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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Automation Engineer job.

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