Automation Engineer

Human Resources · Philiadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

PSA is seeking an Automation Engineer to be an integral member of the design team located in Aston, PA.  This team is tasked with designing and constructing automated custom equipment.  This individual will be responsible for mechanically modeling new equipment designs.  Simulating and programming a variety of robot systems.  Partnering with skill trades in equipment construction.  Interfacing with the customer to ensure that the equipment meets their expectations.  Perform internal and site commissioning of equipment.

 

 

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Mechanically model new equipment designs
  • Simulate robotic systems
  • Be the contact liaison for technical issues with the customer
  • Develop and execute start-up, testing and commissioning plans
  • Coordinate with team members on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control and schedule objectives
  • Interface with internal and external team members such as principal engineers, control engineers, electrical designers, project managers, engineering leaders and support organizations
  • Involved with generating a scope for proposals, including writing and/or reviewing technical specifications, estimating design man-hours and materials, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, and the development of clarifications and exceptions as well as technical responses
  • Initiate and execute design and process improvements
  • Perform root cause analysis and execute corrective actions
  • Work in conjunction with team to ensure new machine or process designs are compliant with current specifications detailed in industry codes

 

Key qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • 2 or more years of prior industrial controls and automation experience on projects of various sizes and complexities
  • Previous experience with the design, programming and troubleshooting of vision, motion and robotic systems.
  • 3D Modeling experience. SolidWorks preferred.
  • Experience with PLC programming. Rockwell Automation experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience using industry standards and codes, and ability to engineer design based on customer specifications
  • Ability to take projects from design to completion
  • Demonstrated electrical and mechanical troubleshooting capability
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interface directly with customers and vendors
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Travel to customer location for site commissioning


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  • Location
    Philiadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level