- Programmable logic controllers
- Robot programming
- Communication skills
Pageland - Pearl Street - Pageland, SC
Automation Engineer - Pageland, SC
Automation Engineer - Pageland, SC
At Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems, we have the best, most complete flow control device and connection technology portfolio in the industry. Our goal is to make it an easier and better buying experience by being the only organization that offers a complete line of flow control devices and piping systems solutions. We feature a full range of connections, including push, press, thread, groove, sweat, and crimp to fit your Commercial, Industrial, and Backflow Prevention needs. At Aalberts IPS, we recognize the importance of providing our employees with a good work environment and an excellent benefits package.
Why work at Aalberts IPS? Aalberts IPS is an organization with a rich history that is focused on the future. We are looking for talented people who bring fresh & creative ideas, have a drive for learning & continuous improvement, and who bring an entrepreneurial mindset. At Aalberts IPS, we are not afraid of failure and get better every day. Employees can see firsthand how their direct contributions impact the organization and help us achieve our goals for excellence.
The Automation Engineer at Aalberts IPS in Pageland SC will be responsible for providing automation support such as programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance support for existing industrial robotics systems as well as integration of such systems as identified to increase productivity and efficiency. The Automation Engineer is tasked with supporting key company goals of reducing downtime, reducing scrap, and increasing production through automation.
This position will be based at the Foundry/Machining facility in Pageland SC and will support the facility where based as well as the Assembly facility also based in Pageland SC. Regular travel between the two facilities will be required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor, Program, Troubleshoot, and assist in the maintenance, operation, and repair of Fanuc, ABB, MotoMan, and other Robotic systems.
Utilize problem solving skills and root cause analysis when solving problems.
Assist Maintenance in the development of PM’s for automation equipment.
Assist in equipment updates, software and hardware revisions.
Assist in the specification, procurement, and installation of hardware and software as it relates to automation.
Participate in the product design process so as to tailor the designs to automation capabilities.
Design, program, simulate and test automation equipment and processes in order to complete desired tasks.
Work in a safe manner, following to all safety rules, protocols, and practices.
Other duties as assigned in relationship to the role of Automation Engineer.
Associates in Applied Science Degree in Electric, Electronic, or Mechatronic Engineering as it relates to the Job Responsibilities and desired skills.
Five years of experience in the areas of Industrial Automation, computers, PLC’s, Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
Industrial instrument, controls, and PLC trouble-shooting and programming experience with but not limited to FANUC LADDER-III, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000.
Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests.
Creative, out-of-the-box thinking skills.
Hands-on modeling and drafting experience using 3D Solid Modeling design software, Solid Edge or Solid Works preferred.
Experience using Microsoft Office.
Solid understanding of computer programming and software development.
Familiar with mechanical part feeding systems such as Vibratory Feeders, Mechanical Part manipulation, orientation, and the design of such systems and tooling.
Live communication skill-set which easily conveys complex thoughts to those with differing roles.
Ability and Dexterity as it relates to the role of Automation Engineer.
Team player who is willing to share knowledge and experience with team members.
Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems is an equal opportunity employer. At Aalberts IPS, we are committed to treating all Applicants fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.