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WHO WE ARE
We help our customers deliver products that have a profound impact on people's lives. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are making an impact on the world as we support products used in the fight against COVID-19.
We're a global team of over 19,000 Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Aftermarket Service experts that partner with our customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service. Whether you're looking to start, make a change, or advance your career, find your path at Plexus and leave your mark on the world around us.
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT
Engaging and challenging projects that fulfill and develop you. People that support and inspire you to realize your full potential.
A workplace centered on collaboration and integrity. At Plexus, we're at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication and teamwork.
HOW YOU WILL DO IT
As a Sr. Automation Engineer, you will lead the standardization of Plexus Automated Solution controls architecture, including the design, development, analysis, production, and commercialization of innovative automation software solutions to aid advancement of Plexus Manufacturing.
This position also leads deployment of those automation technologies, including robotics, controls, machine vision, etc. In this role you will ensure sustainment, support and employee training of Automated Solutions across all Plexus Manufacturing Solution sites.
Key Job Accountabilities:
Engage with global Plexus and customer stakeholders to understand solution requirements and how automated technologies may advance Plexus Manufacturing capability and Operational Excellence. Create formal definitions of requirements and, in concert with stakeholders, prioritize the requirements to ensure the most efficient, effective delivery of enhanced capabilities.
Produce automated controls hardware and software capabilities. Architect and develop hardware and software system concepts that satisfy the Automated Solution requirements gained by engaging with stakeholders. Lead global teams, both internal and external, responsible for programming and development of automation controls hardware and software capabilities, inncluding system hardware such as robots, cobots, PLCs, controllers, computer vison, and sensors.
Drive capability implementation in accordance with established standards documentation. Maintain and deliver controlled software releases to internal customers and external partners using appropriate configuration management tools. Develop training materials and documentation; provide initial "train-the-trainer" training to ensure effective employment of capabilities.
Provide deployment support and training for the regional SME's to ensure consistent technology deployment. Maintain and propagate best practices and standard work for the capabilities.
Provide ongoing technical support and capability upgrades over the life cycle of the platform. Plan for capability obsolescence and replacement.
Mentor and help develop engineers and members of the extended automation team. Contribute to their understanding of controls hardware and software engineering, with focus on its relevance to the individual's core areas of responsibility. Help build an overall awareness of sound engineering principles, considerations and applications.
Network with industry experts to stay current with industry trends relating to the development and control of automated solutions. Including enhancements to the user experience of the solution operator, technician, and engineer.
Support the continuous improvement of current systems to meet new customer demand and delivery goals. Includes the use of system data in conjunction with lean principles to drive world class productivity.
What we are looking for:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Software Engineering is required
5 years of related experience is required; 5 years of industry related experience is preferred.
Adept in programming 6-axis industrial robots, PLCs, single board computers and other automation peripherals using languages such as RSLogix, Codesys, Python, Fanuc TPP, UR Script, C# or C++
Extensive industry experience in designing and building electrical control panels to industry standards
This document does not represent a contract of employment and is not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform.
Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.
Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!
Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.