Lawrenceville, GA

Sr. Controls Engineer – manufacturing environment

Job Title: Senior Automation Engineer

Location: Lawrenceville, GA

Major Responsibilities:

- Identify and address existing product and manufacturing process issues to implement improvements

- Develop and maintain documentation for quality systems of new and existing programs

- Research, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain manufacturing systems and equipment

- Coordinate the launch of new/revised products, including goal setting, team training, and evaluation

- Provide input to product design based on manufacturing considerations

- Conduct cost-benefit analysis and implement improvements for cost reduction, quality, and efficiency

- Lead or participate in continuous improvement activities

- Prepare and maintain detailed layouts of facilities, equipment, and tooling

- Perform routine activities accurately and promptly

- Train production and maintenance associates on technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills

- Complete other assigned work as directed by management

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with at least 3 years of engineering experience

- Experience in automotive manufacturing industry preferred

- Proficient in reading, interpreting, and creating blueprints and technical documents

- Proficient in programming PLCs, HMIs, and vision systems (preferably Keyence, Omron, and/or Mitsubishi)

- Hands-on experience with high volume CNC machining, automated assembly, and/or plastic injection molding processes for at least 3 years

- Preferred experience with programming FANUC robots and CNC controls

- Excellent troubleshooting skills

- Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving abilities

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Strong organizational skills and ability to motivate team members

- Quick learner with basic knowledge of company, products, manufacturing processes, and rules

- Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Physical Demands:

- Required to sit, stand, and move around the facility

- Occasional lifting of items weighing up to 50 lbs

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