Sr. Automation Engineer

Plexus Corp. Neenah , WI 54957

Posted 2 months ago

Your journey to building a better world starts here!

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.

Additional Accountabilities:

  • 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.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Sr Functional Test Engineer

Plexus Corp.

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 9/2/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-12-01T00:00 Your journey to building a better world starts here! 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 Purpose Statement: To perform engineering design services and other related product development and/or product commercialization support services. Key Job Accountabilities: * Develops engineering/product concepts that are innovative, high-quality, cost-appropriate, and satisfy all stakeholder's (customer, manufacturing, material, agency, etc.) needs and requirements through an established area of technical specialty and mentorship of others on the global discipline team. * Demonstrates effective communications (teleconference, email, and in-person) through interaction with customers (internal and external) regarding project technical subject matter. * Demonstrates skill in the full product realization process, as it applies to their role. * Demonstrates the ability to work independently in multiple phases for the Product Realization Process, without direction from mentors or functional management. * Assists project management in the development of proposals to ensure accurate technical, staffing, budgetary, and schedule content. Additional Accountabilities: * Effectively perform all of the Job Accountabilities and Functions of an Engineer II. * Supports the Lean culture and effectively utilizes Lean Sigma concepts and tools to identify and eliminate waste while improving processes. * Possess and demonstrate the Plexus Values (Customer Focus, Relationships and Teamwork, Excellence, Open Communication, and Integrity). * Possess and demonstrate Plexus Leadership Behaviors (Prioritize Our People, Be Courageous, Solve Problems, Innovate, and Be Strategic). * Occasional travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated <10%).</li> * Additional duties as assigned. Education/Experience Qualifications: * A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required; a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or higher is preferred. * Five (5) years of related experience is required; Five (5) or more years of related experience is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered. Other Qualifications: * Intermediate Computer Skills * Intermediate Decision Making, Problem Solving Skills * Intermediate Verbal and Written Communications Skills * Strong Analytical Skills * Intermediate Cross-Discipline Development Knowledge * Strong understanding of Structured Design * Ability to develop good working relationships with team members and customers * Lab test/measurement equipment * Lab tools * General office equipment and materials Work Environment: * The work setting should consist of an office environment with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a low noise level. 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. Plexus Corp. Neenah WI

Sr. Automation Engineer

Plexus Corp.