Automation Engineer – Kalamazoo

Location: Kalamazoo MI

Our client is seeking an Automation Engineer to partner with our project teams in performing Process Automation support at a client site in Kalamazoo, MI.

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Five to ten years of process automation experience or robotics experience is required.

The successful candidate will be accomplished in automated systems design and programming utilizing Allen-Bradley PLC controllers and ladder logic development tools, and Intel based computers and Microsoft operating systems and the Microsoft family of developer’s packages with emphasis on Visual Basic and/or Visual C++. Knowledge and experience of GMP manufacturing environment is desired.

Additional Preferences: Proficiency with various Rockwell Automation platforms, including Allen-Bradley PLC RSLogix programming. Proficiency with Allen-Bradley RSView HMI programming environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Visual Basic and/or Visual C++. Proficiency with computer systems including Microsoft Office Products. Experience with GAMP. Demonstrated oral and written communication. Strong collaborative skills. Knowledge of Vision Systems.

The candidate must:

  • Possess adequate interpersonal and communications skills to be able to work effectively in a cross-functional, collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Provide significant, meaningful contributions to business development activities in an ongoing manner, including developing leads and repeat business through performance, professional activities and networking.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast pace working environment.
  • Be a self-starter and be motivated to provide a solid product quality and customer experience.
  • Strong equipment/process troubleshooting skills.