Automation Project Engineer

Lisle, IL 60532

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Ts272494517 Compensation: $50.00 / hour

Job Description

As an Automation Project Engineer, you will lead the design and development of high-speed custom automation solutions, guiding tooling design engineers and overseeing the entire machine lifecycle. Utilizing Siemens NX CAD software, you will design innovative cable manufacturing machinery and provide technical support for equipment launches, including installation, training, and retooling strategies. This hands-on role can be based out of either Lisle, IL or Maumelle, AR and involves attending design reviews, collaborating cross-functionally, and ensuring adherence to internal procedures and quality standards.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Conduct assembly feasibility assessments and provide cost estimates for new product development initiatives.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to determine design completion dates and prioritize work assignments.
  • Design new cable manufacturing machinery utilizing advanced CAD software, such as Siemens NX.
  • Assist in developing and executing machine qualification plans.
  • Provide technical support for the launch of equipment, including on-site installation, training, and developing re-tooling strategies.
  • Participate in design reviews and PFMEA sessions, working closely with design engineers to enhance current and future automation designs.
  • Track projects, develop accurate BOMs, and maintain up-to-date spare tooling lists.
  • Ensure compliance with internal product development procedures, TQM, ISO, and EH&S management systems.
  • Embrace continuous improvement methodologies, such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles.

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of mechanical design experience and 2 years of experience with automated manufacturing/assembly systems.
  • Minimum of 1 year of project management experience.
  • Proficiency in Siemens NX or comparable 3D CAD software.
  • Expertise in designing and documenting complex assemblies in CAD.
  • Strong understanding of GD&T and tolerance analysis.
  • Ability to travel internationally, up to 20% per year.
  • Proficiency in foreign languages, such as Mandarin or Spanish, is a plus.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ric Delgado
Lead Technical Recruiter

Ric Delgado is a seasoned Principal Recruiter primarily focusing on the Automation Division at Sterling. With a distinguished tenure of over five years at Sterling and an impressive career spanning more than a decade in the recruiting field, Ric is a respected and accomplished professional in talent acquisition.

As a Principal Recruiter, Ric draws upon his extensive experience to excel in the Automation Division. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry enables him to connect talented individuals with exciting and fulfilling job opportunities expertly. Ric plays a pivotal role in helping candidates find new positions, advance in their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

Ric's passion for positively impacting individuals' lives through career advancement is the driving force behind his dedication to recruitment. He takes immense pride in his role as a professional growth and development facilitator, understanding the pivotal role a career change can play in a person's life journey.

He firmly believes in continuously updating one's skills and knowledge to stay competitive in any field. His commitment to personal and professional development not only enhances his own expertise but also positions him as a valuable resource for candidates seeking guidance in their career journeys.

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