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Senior Controls/Automation Engineer

Company: Ormco Corporation
Location: Brea, California
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Will provide complete mechanical, electrical and software design for custom automated machines and will support
operations to assure a quality product is produced in a timely manner. Will work with multiple departments such as
Lean Leadership, Operations, Quality Assurance, R&D, Procurement, and Regulatory Affairs to improve existing
product manufacturing equipment and processes to increase throughput, decrease operational costs, or improve
quality. Will collaborate with project manager, mechanical design engineer, and software group to develop a low-risk
and robust machine design. Will also program all software for unique projects with a variety of needs (PLC,
HMI/SCADA, Servo, Robotics, Vision, Laser, etc.). In addition, will provide improvement and sustaining engineering
support for existing production lines as well as use automated solutions to develop, maintain, and improve
manufacturing and inspection processes and procedures. Will also support and perform equipment, process
validations and testing to internal procedures. Will provide process development engineering support for new product
development projects. Additionally, will initiate equipment modifications to improve productivity and product quality
as well as work with outside vendors to coordinate the development of manufacturing equipment. Will work closely
with maintenance department to improve machine reliability/reduce downtime and define equipment maintenance
requirements. Will also assist with procurement, resolving issues with suppliers, repairing equipment and tooling, and
performing process failure mode effects analyses. In addition, will work with Operations and outside vendors to create
methods and process to improve capacities with production. Will document cost savings and work with management
to establish project timeliness, project justification, and budget forecasts. Will also act as resource for operational
departments for materials, equipment and process upgrades.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, or a related degree plus six years of experience in a custom automation and controls engineering role
within a manufacturing domain.

Skill Requirements:

Six (6) years of progressive experience utilizing PLC/HMI programming for automated equipment, developing custom
automation for manufacturing, developing PC based applications (Visual Basic, C++), developing Vision Systems,
utilizing pneumatic components design in equipment and utilizing CAD to design concepts and equipment.

Interested applicants should email resumes, with reference to the job title, to

Keywords: Ormco Corporation, La Habra , Senior Controls/Automation Engineer, Manufacturing , Brea, California, California

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