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Automation Engineer

Location : Gastonia, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : TGJ_AE
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : 4 Year Engineering Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Engineering

Job Description :

Our client, a leading manufacturer of safety equipment, is making a significant investment to improve their technology and processes, and is seeking a talented Automation Engineer to lead the efforts.  This is a high visibility role within the organization and will provide significant opportunities for career growth.





  • Evaluate current manufacturing process and identify key areas for improvement.

  • Design and develop new, automated manufacturing/assembly processes.

  • Lead Capital Acquisition projects.

  • Design and program equipment to be used in-house for manufacturing.

  • Research and identify new vendors/suppliers for new components or capital equipment.

  • Oversee installations of new equipment.

  • High-level electrical/controls troubleshooting.

  • Create project plans using Microsoft Office.

Required Qualifications :



  • Bachelors Degree; preferably in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering      Technology.

  • 5+ years experience in high volume manufacturing.

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in industrial automation.

  • Must be proficient in Electrical Design and PLC Programming (Allen Bradley and/or Siemens preferred).

  • Experience with vision systems, HMIs and motion control strongly preferred.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Project management experience is a plus.


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