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Automation/Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Glendora, CA


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Join the world's leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services! For over 80 years their products have been utilized in farms, homes, golf courses, sports arenas, and commercial buildings in more than 130 countries. Jump aboard as their new Automation/Manufacturing Engineer and work out of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Glendora, CA, in the San Gabriel Valley.

Why work for this company? Well, they...
  • are innovative (both with their products and technology) and have numerous awards to back that up
  • work on cool, challenging projects you won't find anywhere else
  • value community and the environment
  • foster a positive, supportive, and engaging work culture
  • offer career growth and advancement opportunities (supported by career development training)
  • provide competitive compensation and benefits programs
  • are involved in local community projects such as Habitat for Humanity, food drives, community gardens, etc. 

Automation/Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Manage manufacturing engineering projects including automation, manufacturing processes, related systems, process improvement, plant layout, and documentation.
  • Design, conceptualize and implement dependable, robust, and efficient automated production equipment.
  • Provide technical advice and troubleshoot complex processes and equipment.
  • Provide technical leadership and manage major projects.
  • Justify and implement advanced, lean and efficient manufacturing methodologies.
  • Specify and work with vendors and manufacturing staff on the installation and maintenance of production equipment.
  • Train and supervise other manufacturing engineers, technicians and maintenance staff.
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support for new and existing products
  • Initiate equipment modifications to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Work with outside vendors to coordinate the development of manufacturing equipment.
  • Lead the maintenance department to improve machine reliability and reduce downtime.
  • Work with the maintenance department on facilities issues
  • Foster creativity and innovation within the engineering team.
  • Have a good working knowledge of industry best practices with respect to developing new product development manufacturing processes. 
 
Qualifications:
 
Minimum: 
  • B.S. in an Engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of new product development support  
  • 5+ years background in advanced manufacturing systems or automation
  • Solid background with PLC, Vision, and robot programming
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAE Engineering tools
  • Experience with continuous motion automated assembly
  • Solid project management skills to define and track engineering projects
  • Experience in the design and support of automation equipment and production lines
  • Proven experience in setting up and maintaining high speed automated manufacturing equipment
  • Hands-on approach and ability to perform work on equipment
  • Ability to motivate individuals to high levels of performance and accomplishment
  • Ability to work well with both internal and external resources
  • Knowledge of SPC, FMEA, DOE and process capability studies
  • ​Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Well organized, enthusiastic, and a strong work ethic 

Desired:
  • Advanced Engineering degree or MBA strongly desired
  • Proficient in SolidWorks
  • Direct experience with laser weld and ultrasonic welding processes
  • Management experience
  • Experience with plastic injection molded components
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