Consulting Engineer Factory Automation
Job Opportunity at Human Capital Resource, LLC.

Posted on Oct 2

http://www.humancapitalresource.com    203-913-3225

Location: Milford, CT
Job Type: Contract
Job ID: W4168869

Engineer - PLC's - Factory Automation
Consulting Engineer:
Provides Electrical or Mechanical Engineering expertise required to safely and effectively manufacture high volume consumer products of high quality and at lowest cost. Provides support to Manufacturing Operations by recommending and implementing improvements to manufacturing processes and evaluating supplier capabilities. We are hiring consultants with current skills in PLC and HMI development and knowledge of high speed automation equipment for assembly using pneumatic or electrical controls in conjunction with vision systems.
We are a global manufacturer with in the personal care industry producing feminine care products, antiseptic wipes and shaving accessories and more. We are a dominate player in our industry. Positions are located in Milford, CT.
Specific Accountabilities
  • Provide technical input to optimize the manufacturing quality and efficiency of all production operations.
  • This includes: Introducing the latest, most efficient, most effective technology wherever economically feasible.
  • Solving production technical problems on an immediate turnaround basis.
  • Streamlining the existing machinery and processes to improve quality and reduce cost wherever possible.
  • Develop specifications for equipment/line modifications/and or additions.
  • Develop project resource requirements - time, funding, and manpower. Prepare and submit requests for project funding.
  • Track project spending against established budgets.
  • Modify or create PLC programs to meet changing process/production needs.
  • Provide training to electronic technicians on all new systems/controls.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write and modify PLC programs and provide guidance to shop floor technicians in implementing changes.
  • Practical, but creative engineering approach with at least 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering roles within a manufacturing process.
  • Results oriented individual unafraid of utilizing a hands-on approach when needed, with the ability to lead sub-groups, task forces or teams to effectively solve machinery problems ranging from simple (slight modification/addition of single component) to complex (total re-design) on high speed, high volume machinery.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams as either a contributor or a leader.
  • Ability to work with outside suppliers, contractors and consultants to tap into specialized engineering expertise when needed.
  • Ability to analyze, design, plan and manage equipment installations.
  • Excellent communications skills – must be able to communicate effectively within the organization, both laterally and vertically.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Engineering Technology (BSEE or BSEET or BSME)
  • At least 5 years manufacturing experience.
  •  Demonstrated ability to implement Allen Bradley electrical controls systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Practical programming skills in PLC's, networking, device communications, and discrete components.
  • Good communications skills – must be able to develop specifications, proposals, RFP’s and presentations and communicate effectively within the organization, both laterally and vertically.
  • Working knowledge of “AutoCAD” or equivalent CAD system, MS Project, and MS Office.
Working Relationships & Environment
  • Key relationships internally will include Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance & Planning/Scheduling departments and their colleagues.
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