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Title:  Automation Specialist -Systems - Integration


Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Jun 21, 2021

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General Summary: 
Greenheck Group is adding a Systems Integration Specialist of Automation to our Manufacturing Excellence team. The Systems Integration Specialist of Automation will provide the technical expertise required for integration, programming, assistance, and service of robotic cells, including planning/writing of programming code as necessary.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Develop new machinery concepts:
    • Estimate time and material costs for new product machinery quotes.
    • Develop the prototype machine automation specifications, configurations, options list and cost targets; publish and maintain specifications for approval at milestone reviews.
    • Direct concept automation development on test components and test rigs
    • Report time-plan deviations, project risks, cost overruns, etc.
  • Engineer entirely new equipment and machinery lines:
    • Develop the overall automation controls platform, electrical assemblies, BOMs and schematics.
    • Develop the control cabinet layout and BOM, schematics, conduit design, and the Human Machine Interface (HMI), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), and robotic controls software.
    • Document assembly BOMs for effective product configuration
    • Document all ECRs and ECNs for project
    • Utilize technical design reviews as a driver for peer review and communication throughout the project.
    • Follow all industry safety standards as dictated by the relevant government entities (OSHA, EU Machinery Directive, local authorities, etc.) and drive the use of Safety Risk assessment in evaluating machinery for hazards.
    • Lead and direct the efforts of other department engineers related to new equipment and machinery lines.
  • Provide technical project management and leadership from project order entry through field test completion for newly developed machinery.
    • In cooperation with the production scheduler, maintain and report weekly project status.
    • In cooperation with sales and project management, draft and communicate the project plan, automation specifications and change orders to the customer.
    • Act as the primary interface with the customer on all technical matters regarding automation
    • Direct the assembly and validation staff in day-to-day build and test activities.
    • Coordinate with Sales, Project Management and Service Department to solve technical issues in the field.
    • At field test completion, transfer the completed prototype documentation package to the commercial products engineering team.
  • Propose improved work processes with the intent of reducing lead time and costs while improving quality, safety and sharing expertise with co-workers:
    • Mentor and educate co-workers in best machinery development practices.
    • Contribute to the establishment and refinement of the product development process.
    • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) with the Engineering Department and develop expertise in assigned area of key competency; mentor and educate others in area of expertise.
    • Report machine performance and safety concerns to the Electrical Engineering Manager
    • Stay abreast of and inform co-workers on technical advances in the field of machinery automation.
  • Perform other tasks or duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in Electrical Engineering or two-year degree in Engineering (or equivalent) and 7 years of related experience specifying, designing, and programming PLC, HMI and servo control systems.
  • Experience with servo-driven high-speed machinery required.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Allen-Bradley (AB) PLC/HMI and Fanuc/ABB robotics.
  • Experience with RSLogic5000 preferred.
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation PLCs (ControlLogix, CompactLogix), VFSs (PowerFlex4, 40 and 525), servo drives (Kinetix 6000 and 5500) and HMIs (PanelView) preferred.
  • 5+ years of AutoCAD experience and/or schematic generation required.
  • Experience with 3D parametric CAD systems preferred.
  • Experience with Product Data Management systems preferred.
  • Experience with packaging machinery preferred.
  • Experience with cam-driven machinery preferred.
  • Experience specifying robotics and pick-&-place solutions preferred.
  • Experience managing development projects preferred.
  • Experience working with end-customer preferred.

Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.


Why join the Greenheck family?

Our benefit packages and salaries are among the best in our industry. Benefits may vary slightly by location, but usually include:

Health insurance

Prescription drug benefits

Dental insurance

Paid vacations and holidays

401(k) Retirement savings plan

On-site clinic and fitness center (Schofield location)

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending accounts for medical or dependent care expenses

Tuition assistance

Employee Wellness Program


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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



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