Automation Engineer

Elkhart, IN 46514

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: ND46114373 Compensation: $40.86-52.88 / hour

Job Description

Title: Automation Engineer
Location: Elkhart, IN
Hire Type: Contract to Hire 
Salary: $40-$53 hourly

  • Should be able to translate user requirements into functional design and a technical concept
  • Provide advanced technical solutions and leads team through process.  
  • Demonstrate creativity and ingenuity in applying engineering principles and practices.  
  • Devise innovative solutions to existing manufacturing problems.  
  • Apply working knowledge of product design and assembly to the manufacturing process.  
  • Should conduct plant assessments & understand customer requirements and define DOU / SOW
  • Should support in preparing RFQ/RFIs to vendors and should evaluate vendor quotes
  • Should support in preparing proposals to customers and should play role in winning projects
  • Coordinate offshore & vendor teams based on project requirement
  • Should support Project Status Reviews and Senior Management Reviews
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction and future engagement with customer

  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work related experience
  • Years of experience:  5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Project Management Skills & End-to-end Automation project execution experience
  • Project estimation & Proposal preparation
  • Experience in Customer/Stake holder Management
  • Vendor Management & RFQ to Vendors
  • Experience in conducting plant and process assessment
  • Hand on experience in Manufacturing Automation applications
  • Experience in custom engineered solution businesses as well as factory automation is ideal.
  • Experience in developing system integration solutions for assembly line automation projects.
  • Strong Fundamental knowledge of Mechanical Engineering and control automation.
  • Design and implementation of end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) for various applications
  • Design, development, and configuration of robotic and / or automation work cell layouts.
  • Hand on experience in Robotics / Collaborative robot Automation implementation.
  • Automation Cell integration experience (Robotics/Pneumatic/PLC/Safety etc.)

Meet Your Recruiter

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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