Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at www.flex.com.
Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing
Type: Public Company
Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123
The Automation Engineer will be based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois and will be responsible for specifying, designing and maintaining automation equipment, tooling and applications to support automated manufacturing for a high-volume consumer products application.
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…
Core member of automation engineering team will execute and lead projects with guidance from the Lead Automation Engineer.
Develop equipment requirements and specifications.
Design, engineer, and qualify complex automation equipment, tooling and applications.
Collaborate with cross-functional team to identify root cause of production issues and develop creative solutions to resolve.
Follow and execute change management process when implementing new equipment or modification/refurbishment to existing equipment.
Participate in equipment design reviews.
Prepare and maintain documentation related to the operation of the automation equipment.
Collaborate with Automation Technicians to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
Develop and maintain preventative maintenance procedures.
Here is some of our required experiences…
BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics.
Minimum 5 years hands-on experience designing, deploying, and/or maintaining high-speed automated assembly, filling, and packaging equipment.
Self-motivated individual works well both independently and in a cross-functional team setting.
Ability to effectively communicate and interface with customers, upper management, peers, and direct reports.
Hands-on individual with excellent mechanical aptitude, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Knowledge of automated equipment systems and tools - robotics, vision, material handling, conveyors, PLC, HMI, Pick-Place-Pack, Inspection/Test (Structural and Non-Contact e.g. Laser), Application of lasers (e.g. Etching/Marking), filling and dispense processes, plastics welding and joining.
Experience with engineering tools including design review, FMEA, DFA/DFM, and similar tools.
Here is some of our preferred experiences…
Experience with high-volume automation applications in the medical device, food, beverage, or electronics industries.
Experience with SCADA-based production control systems.
Experience with 3D CAD software and automation simulation software.
Six Sigma Green Belt certification
Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide…
Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision, life insurance
Quarterly Bonus Eligibility
Global visibility; ability to work with different regions
Employee discounts at local retailers
Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.
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Internal Number: WD046658
Flex is a leading Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help the world Live smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.
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