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Applied Medical Technology, Inc. Automation Engineer in Brecksville, Ohio

Job Descriptions:

Since 1985, our core business has been enteral device product development, design, manufacturing, and engineering in a state-of-the-art facility near Cleveland, Ohio. AMT’s steady growth consistently creates job opportunities in Northeast Ohio. We are always searching for new talent and would love for you to join our team! We strive to keep the small company feeling while still reaching users all over the globe.

Job Title: Automation Engineer

Department: Engineering

Reports To: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt/ Salary

Supervise the work of others: No

Position Summary:

This person will work to improve production quality & throughput through the use of automated equipment while also troubleshooting current manufacturing equipment in use. Position will require working closely with engineering to transfer new products into manufacturing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This list is not comprehensive but meant to represent the most common or important duties of the position. Other duties are required and/or assigned.

  • Semi-automating or fully-automating current and new manufacturing processes

  • Designing and building electrical controls for custom automation equipment

  • Developing PLC/HMI/robotics programs from scratch

  • Hands on troubleshooting of current manufacturing equipment

  • Training and working closely with production associates

  • Communicating and working with the engineering design team

  • Creatively and quickly thinking of new ideas to implement and improve processes

  • Establish technical manuals, drawings, training documentation, preventative maintenance plans and troubleshooting guides for newly established automated equipment

Required Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 2 year associate’s degree is required, 4 year bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in equivalent role required, 3-5 years preferred

  • Ideal candidate should have experience designing and/or troubleshooting automated or semi-automated manufacturing equipment.

  • Strong familiarity with pneumatics, solenoids, robotics, and PLCs/HMIs is essential. Experience with Fanuc robots, Allen Bradley, and Automation Direct processors is preferred.

  • Candidate should have experience creating and maintaining 2D part/assembly drawings, with at least a general understanding of drawing and tolerancing standards.

  • Experience using Solidworks 3D modeling software is a plus.

  • Must be able to operate electrical hand tools and general hand tools. Lathe or Mill Machine experience is preferred. CNC Machine experience is a plus.

  • Experience working in a closely monitored clean environment is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, vendors, non-engineers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Maintains a valid Driver’s License.

Essential Job Functions:

Critical features of this job are described below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Mental: Must be able to effectively communicate with others; complete and understand complex analysis of numbers; read, analyze and interpret written materials; develop team to meet and exceed company standards; ensure compliance with company policies; respond appropriately to feedback to make improvements; maintain positive working relationships; troubleshoot and solve problems.

Physical: Must be able to hear and verbally communicate for hours at a time, use computer equipment, potentially operate a Lathe, Mill, and/or electrical/general hand tools. Moderate noise level and limited exposure to physical risk.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Knowledge of modern business communication, office procedures and methods. Skills to use a personal computer and various software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to establish priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and facilitate teamwork.

Equipment Used:

Telephones, computer, other office equipment as needed, electrical and general hand tools, CNC machinery, Lathe or Mill Machine operation.

Special/ Additional Requirements:

Persons in this position may be required to pass a drug, alcohol, credit, and/or criminal background check.

AMT is an equal opportunity employer

Keyword: Engineer

From: Applied Medical Technology, Inc.