Automation Engineer

Fond du Lac
Full Time

Job Details



This position is responsible for implementing automated and manual solutions for our manufacturing processes as a member of our in-house integration team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement automation equipment including design (SolidWorks), controls design (SolidWorks Electrical), equipment assembly, electrical controls assembly, and programing (robotics, PLCs).
  • Manage work assignments and projects for Engineering Technicians and Mechanical Designers.
  • Develop production processes for new products.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects for existing equipment and processes.
  • Investigate and source production tooling equipment.
  • Organize and conduct meetings when necessary.
  • Other job activities as assigned.

Essential Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Automation, Process Control, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required; 4-6 years of automation manufacturing experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Strong capability in automation including robotics, PLCs, dispense systems, automated optical inspection, and automated feed systems
  • Fundamental understanding of manufacturing technology and processes to include small part assembly, welding, glue and gel process control, trimming, stamping, molding, and machining
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects in parallel using MS Project while meeting project deadlines
  • Working knowledge of CAD concepts; dimensioning of mechanical or electrical components
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as needed

Equipment Used:

  • Computers and various pieces of automation equipment
  • Hand tools, Drills, Taps, Saws, wire strippers, crimpers, etc. used in assembling automation equipment

Personal Protective Equipment/Clothing Required (PPE):

  • Safety glasses and hearing protection as required.
  • ESD smock and grounding equipment as required.

Physical Demands:

(Not Applicable, Occasionally [1-33%; 0-2.5 hrs./day], Frequently [33-66%; 2.5-5.5 hrs./day], Constantly [>66%; 5.5+ hrs./day])

Physical Abilities

  • Stand – Occasionally
  • Walk – Occasionally
  • Sit – Constantly
  • Climb – Not Applicable
  • Crawl – Frequently
  • Squat – Frequently
  • Kneel – Frequently
  • Bend – Frequently
  • Twist – Frequently
  • Use of Hands/Fingers – Frequently
  • Reach Outward – Frequently
  • Reach Above Shoulder – Frequently


  • 10 lbs. or less – Occasionally
  • 11-20 lbs. – Occasionally
  • 21-50 lbs. – Occasionally
  • 51-100 lbs. – Not Applicable


  • 10 lbs. or less – Occasionally
  • 11-20 lbs. – Occasionally
  • 21-50 lbs. – Occasionally
  • 51-100 lbs. – Not Applicable

Sensory Requirements

  • Speech – Yes
  • Vision – Yes
  • Touch – Yes
  • Hearing – Yes
  • Smell – No




Bachelors or better in Engineering.



4-6 years: Automation manufacturing experience


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