Automation Engineering

Sandvik Mebane , NC 27302

Posted 3 months ago

Automation Engineering

Job overview

  • Deadline:Not set

  • Country:United States of America

  • Location:Mebane, North Carolina

  • Job-ID:R0003452

  • Job category:Engineering

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Sandvik Coromant in Mebane, NC is looking for a

Automation Engineer

SANDVIK COROMANT is the world's leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions, and know-how to the manufacturing industry. Our customers, which include major manufacturers within aerospace, automotive, medical, energy and general engineering, rely on us to provide the highest level of knowledge, service and support to help them achieve their goals for productivity and profitability. With extensive investments in research and development, we bring game-changing technologies and solutions to a dynamic industry driven by a demand for constant innovation. We have 8,000 employees and are represented in 130 countries, uniquely positioning us to set the industry standard for high technology manufacturing now and for the future. Sandvik Coromant is part of the business area Sandvik Machining Solutions within the 150-year old global industrial group Sandvik.

Key performance areas

As the Automation Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for new product introductions, process improvement projects and every day production support. You will interact with your cross functional teams which include quality, production, product management and design department to perform the activities as needed. The Automation Engineer will also be responsible for programming and creating methods for batch manufacturing in regards to the 5 axis CNC environment and inspection equipment.

Your profile

The Automation Engineer must be able to leverage strong leadership, communication and presentation skills to effectively collaborate with management and employees. Must be able to read, write and speak English and possess good communication and problem solving skills. Proficient with Microsoft products, and be adept in project management. Must be able to work without direct supervision and take ownership of projects. Expertise in 3D modeling software's like NX, TDM, Vericut, Calypso, DMIS and programming languages like C++, C is needed. An Associate's Degree in engineering or minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment as an engineer required.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that the new product introductions run smoothly with good global communication and support from production.

  • Developing processes which help in optimizing production and reducing machining time.

  • Simulating programs to avoid machine downtime and proactively improve process and reduce scrap.

  • Benchmarking processes with other Sandvik units and identifying best practices which can be implemented globally.

  • Having knowledge in using Sandvik tools for different manufacturing applications with extensive machining experience.

  • Experience in creating process plans and using SAP - PLM software's.

  • Knowledge in GD & T, root cause analysis and six sigma methods is needed.

  • Basic knowledge in PLC programing and Fanuc controllers is preferred.

  • Following safety, health and environmental procedures pertaining to company, legal and ISO 9001, 14001, and OSHAS 18001 standards.

  • Knowledge of 5S and lean manufacturing preferred


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at to the Automation Engineer position, JO #R0003452

Sandvik Coromant is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Deadline: Not set

Job-ID: R0003452

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