Randstad Automation Engineer in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Automation Engineer

job details:

  • location:Arlington Heights, IL

  • salary:$90,000 - $110,000 per year

  • date posted:Wednesday, June 6, 2018

  • experience:5 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

  • reference:140648

job description

Automation Engineer

Permanent position: Automation Engineers needed for a rapidly growing company located in Buffalo Grove, IL. In this role you will be responsible for developing and implementing automated and semi-automated manufacturing solutions as well as developing unique multi-disciplinary machinery for high volume consumer products manufacturing & assembly. Relocation assistance available

Responsibilities for the Automation Engineer

  • Take leadership of equipment projects and implementation teams.

  • Develop equipment requirements and specifications.

  • Conduct equipment design reviews and provide design guidance to suppliers.

  • Draft qualification protocols and manage equipment qualification activities.

  • Interface with customers, suppliers, and functional owners to coordinate project activities and remediate project issues.

Requirements for the Automation Engineer

  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics.

  • Minimum 5 years related experience in a technology based industry, where automated assembly techniques are utilized.

  • Industrial Engineering experience working in high-volume assembly processes.

  • Knowledge of automated equipment systems and tools - robotic, vision, material handling, Conveyors, PLC, HMI, Pick-Place-Pack, Inspection/Test (Structural and Non-Contact e.g. Laser), Application of lasers e.g. Etching/Marking, Dispense process, plastics welding and joining.


  • Very competitive benefits package available

  • Relocation assistance

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.