Lead the research, design, and development of automated processes and equipment to reduce material handling and labor requirements.
Lead a project team of non-reporting individuals and outside vendors that effect the required change and improvement to insure the project is completed on time, in budget and that the intended objective is met.
Utilize experience in robotics to affect their use in the welding and material handling areas.
Work closely with the Maintenance Group to facilitate improvements on existing equipment and to guide them in the manufacturing of equipment that supports the automated process.
Work closely with manufacturing leadership to identify automation opportunities, production issues, efficiency shortfalls and other hindrances in order to develop and propose electro mechanical solutions.
Work closely with Research and Development to guide product design to affect efficient and low cost manufacturing techniques.
Desired Electrical Skillset:
Interpret, Modify & Create Electrical Circuit Schematics
Understand, Troubleshoot, & Specify Common Industrial Control Systems & Components
Proficient Use of a Multimeter for Circuit & System Debugging
Working knowledge of NEC code
Understanding of Industrial Safety Devices and Proper Use
Programming Experience with PLCs (Allen Bradley, CLICK)
Conceptualize, Prototype, and Design Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Assemblies
Working & Design knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Basic Material Strength, Stress, and Fatigue Analysis (including FEA proficiency)
Understanding of Basic Metallurgy
Read, Modify, and Create Part CAD Models and Drawings
Detailed understanding of common manufacturing and production techniques and equipment
MIG and TIG Welding Understanding/ Experience (Aluminum is a Plus)