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US-OR-Hillsboro : Automation Engineer

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Date: 14-May-2010

Automation Engineer

* Maintain existing process automation. Drive and execute improvements in the areas of safety, Quality, and speed. * Working closely with Maintenance and Production personnel to support efforts which will improve the performance of manufacturing systems, e.g. yield, speed, personnel requirements, and maintenance needs. * Troubleshoot to determine robot malfunctions, using knowledge of programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics. * Troubleshoot, repair, problem-solve, and maintain electrical control problems for all manufacturing equipment. * Perform and drive safe behaviors in all tasks and areas. Initiate and drive safety improvements in the methods, machines, processes and areas. * Establish work instructions and procedures for minor and major equipment maintenance tasks. * Initiate investigations and corrective actions to problems with rigorous problem solving (Cause and Effect, Root Cause Analysis) methodology. * Program robot for series of manipulator (arm-hand) moves (movements) manually or by electronic instructions to a microprocessor or by setting up and adjusting sequence by hand-held teach pendant. * Support production technicians in resolving and addressing process or equipment problems as needed.

* Create, Sustain and Improve assembly automation functionality according to expansion plans. * Work cooperatively, cross-functionally and independently to achieve project goals.

* Keep up-to -date with automation technology developments, new trends, applications, equipment and suppliers. Apply knowledge to promote continuous improvement of Operations function. * Review equipment effectiveness (OEE) data to define and execute continuous improvement activities to improve overall equipment capability. * Establish equipment benchmarks/comparisons.

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US-OR-Hillsboro : Automation Engineer