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Automation Engineer

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Posted: 04/21/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 40086 Pay Rate: 90,000

Job Description

Hybrid- will be onsite 2-3 days/week so must be commutable to the office –

Our client is a US-based company established in 1991, serving the food, beverage, and life science industries.  If you have interest in a challenging, growth-oriented career, with the opportunity to travel and learn – contact us to see what's going on!

The Automation Engineer reports directly to the Regional Managing Partner and is an integral part of each project at the company.  Their Engineers are responsible for developing multiple projects utilizing a variety of automation technologies and platforms. These technologies are deployed for the control of automated manufacturing processes. Engineers often spend time and effort at customer sites assisting with startups.  This position is best described as a contributing technical resource for external customer project delivery typically within a regional office.  Work executed will be with a multi-discipline engineering team.  This position requires acquisition and knowledge of engineering skills and technologies.

What we are looking for from you:
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science degree program in Engineering or other equivalent experience will be considered with solid evidence of success.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the following: electrical design, PLC ladder logic programming, HMI programming, computer programming, or commissioning.
  • Knowledge and application of complex electrical principles and advanced electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated to be highly proficient with computer technologies including but not limited to, Windows Operating Systems, and the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
What you will be doing:
  • Working on issues from limited to moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of relevant factors.
  • Exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Receiving predetermined assignments subject to moderate level of control and review.  
  • Developing professional expertise.
  • Interacting with project teams and customer to produce technical deliverables.
  • Programing, configuring, testing, and commissioning PLC and HMI based control systems as assigned.
Travel Requirements:  Typical travel for this position is up to 25%.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred
  • PLC programming experience with Allen Bradley, Modicon, Siemens, and/or GE
  • HMI application experience with Rockwell, GE Intellution, and/or Wonderware software applications
  • Visual Basic and Database Programming is a plus
  • Knowledge of computer hardware, network technologies and equipment
  • Knowledge of basic electrical circuits
  • Software application experience utilizing Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic understanding of automated fluid processes

Meet Your Recruiter

John Ellison

John has 30 years of experience recruiting professionals in the high-tech space. He possesses strong knowledge of recruiting strategies for permanent and contract placement. Additionally, he has 11 years of direct client interface sales and marketing experience for the staffing industry.

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