Automation Engineer

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: CD246031454 Compensation: $85000-115000 / year

Job Description

Automation Engineer

Location: Long Grove, IL

Hire Type: Direct Hire - $85-115k

Overview: Sterling, a Best of Staffing company, is seeking an Automation Engineer to lead the development, installation, validation, and ramp-up of part handling solutions for medical device molded parts.

Job Duties:

  • Monitor asset efficiencies and structure data collection
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement complex part handling solutions
  • Lead Automation projects through design, validation, and ramp-up phases
  • Establish, manage, and maintain automation project budgets and timelines
  • Provide oversight and technical support at OEM site
  • Develop equipment quality control strategies
  • Provide training to Operations personnel
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and corporate guidelines
  • Participate in root cause investigations and corrective action implementation
  • Support lean and continuous improvement initiatives


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience in high-volume assembly and cGMP/ISO 13485 compliant manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics, servo motors, pick-and-place, sensors, robotics, and feed systems
  • Experience in programmable logic controllers
  • Strong communication skills
  • Occasional travel up to 15 percent based on assignments.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


Meet Your Recruiter

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.