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Automation Engineer

Company: Sepro America LLC
Location: Warrendale
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1973, Sepro Group was one of the first companies in the world to develop Cartesian CNC robots for injection molding machines. For more than 40 years, Sepro has experienced an enviable industrial success story with more than 30,000 injection molding machines equipped with our robotics and automation technology throughout the world. Since 1989, Sepro's presence in North America has matched our global growth. After forming Sepro America in 2007, Sepro has been North America's fastest growing independent supplier of robots and automation for injection molding. This market success creates an exciting opportunity to grow with an energetic, growing, global organization. We are No. 1 in the European and North American markets and No. 2 worldwide. Our goal is to be No. 1 worldwide, and we are looking for the right talent to get us there. Sepro America, a leading global provider of industrial automation solutions, is seeking an experienced Assembly Technician to join our team. This position will be responsible for assembling and testing industrial automation systems for various industries. Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and design automation solutions that align with customer needs.
  • Develop detailed automation system specifications, including hardware and software components.
  • Program and configure automation systems, PLCs, robotics, and control systems to achieve seamless integration with existing manufacturing processes.
  • Conduct thorough testing and validation of automation systems to ensure performance, reliability, and safety.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise during the implementation and testing phases.
  • Optimize automation processes to maximize productivity, minimize downtime, and reduce overall production costs.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies in automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence, and propose innovative solutions for continuous improvement.
  • Provide training and technical support to employee and clients, helping them effectively operate and maintain the automation systems.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to assist in pre-sales activities, including technical discussions and system demonstrations.
  • Comply with all safety regulations and company policies throughout the automation project lifecycle. Requirements:
    • Proven experience in designing and implementing automation solutions in a manufacturing environment.
    • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Python, or ladder logic for PLC programming.
    • Knowledge of industrial automation components, robotics, and control systems.
    • Familiarity with different types of automation equipment, including but not limited to robotic arms, conveyors, sensors, and actuators.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
    • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to finding innovative solutions.
    • Willingness to travel occasionally to client sites for project installations and support.
    • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints. Benefits:
      • Competitive salary package
      • Health and wellness benefits
      • Professional development opportunities
      • Collaborative and innovative work environment
      • Opportunity to work on exciting and challenging automation projects Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements for the Automation Engineer position at Sepro America. The actual responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on the specific projects and needs of the company. Please refer to the official job posting for the most accurate and up-to-date information.


Keywords: Sepro America LLC, Pittsburgh , Automation Engineer, Engineering , Warrendale, Pennsylvania

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