Automation Engineer I
Date: Jul 19, 2018
Location: Findlay, OH, US, 45840
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Requisition ID: 18321
Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.
Under the guidance of a senior-level engineer, lead control and automation projects, both new installations and retrofits, that improve safety, quality, production, and reduce cost in the manufacturing plant
Work closely with process and industrial engineer peers on the parent improvement projects that drive automation needs
Support technicians with advanced problem-solving and skill training
Work effectively with your peers to share knowledge and leverage strengths
Utilize excellent communication and documentation skills to transfer critical process and support knowledge to others
Automation Engineers are professionals who design and manage automated systems in the manufacturing industry. These individuals routinely interface with process experts to make improvements using innovative machine control, automation/robotic, and software solutions. An Engineer I will have the fundamental education, some experience by way of internships/co-ops, and excellent written and verbal communication.
Knowledge of industrial machine control circuits and components
Knowledge of electrical schematic design
PLC/HMI education or experience
Strong problem-solving skills
Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI hardware and programming experience
Software/script development and/or database experience
Robotic and vision system experience (Fanuc, Cognex, Universal Robotics)
Networks, TCP/IP experience
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.
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