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Automation Engineer

Company: CANPACK Group
Location: Olyphant
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Automation Engineer is the subject matter expert for high-volume, high-speed manufacturing processes in all areas of automation and machine/process controls. Ensure operational stability, efficiency, and security of automation systems and infrastructure.

Essential Functions/Key Deliverables

  • Deploy, monitor, and maintain automation hardware, operating systems and application software to drive plant KPIs.
  • Troubleshoot and lend technical support for automated manufacturing processes and equipment including line control and robotic systems.
    • Specify and procure related replacement parts and maintenance contracts.
    • Assess available options for technology and equipment throughout various areas of manufacturing operations.
    • Evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and established guidelines.
    • Assist in the procurement; integrate new equipment and modification of automation software and equipment for material handling, production processing and packaging equipment.
      • Create and maintain hardware documentation for all automation equipment.
      • Develop new programs, modify, or edit existing programs for process control, robotics, and HMI's.
      • Maintain and control current back up programs for all control processors, robotics, HMI's, and data systems.
      • Conduct necessary technology research and provide recommendations
      • Installs and configures new hardware and software and provide user training and support as necessary Knowledge/Skills/Experience
        • Associate or Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent knowledge and experience required
        • Minimum 5-8 years programming and troubleshooting experience with PLC automation and related controls
        • Must have process/production experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment
          • Excellent communication, interpersonal, project management and technical skills
          • Extensive knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC systems and Systems Control Technologies
          • Proficient in programming and modification of new and existing PLC's and HMI's
          • Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, including staff, vendors, and management
          • Ability to prioritize and interpret work requests and work orders
          • Ability to develop training material and provide training to management, technicians, and users
            • Minimum intermediate computer skills required (Microsoft Office Suite)

              If you are a current CANPACK employee, please apply through your Workday account.

              CANPACK Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or not related to job requirements, unless such distinction is required by law.

Keywords: CANPACK Group, Scranton , Automation Engineer, Engineering , Olyphant, Pennsylvania

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