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Flextronics International USA, Inc Automation Engineer - Controls in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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Job Description

The?Automation Engineer - Controls? will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. ?In this position you will be responsible for providing leadership in the planning, design and implementation of customers? specific business plans and will provide vision, penetration strategies and tactics to executive managers in order to develop and drive external and internal senior level relationships.?

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

+ Intense collaboration

+ Passionate customer focus

+ Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

+ Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

+ Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you?ll do:

+ Take leadership of equipment projects and implementation teams.

+ Develop equipment requirements and specifications.

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

+ Manage equipment suppliers through all phases of projects.

+ Lead project team comprised of manufacturing engineers, quality engineers and machine technicians.

+ Provide on-site support at equipment suppliers? sites during machine build, debug and testing/qualification.

+ Supervise installation and testing to verify requirements and specifications are met.

+ Draft qualification protocols and manage equipment qualification activities.

+ Attend customer meetings at all level of discussions, getting customer inputs and presenting Flextronics manufacturing solutions, etc.

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

+ Provide ongoing manufacturing support as a top-level SME

Here is some of what you?ll need (required):

+ BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics.

+ Experience in programming and debugging control systems using Allen Bradley software

+ 5 to 10 years of 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.

+ Travel required ? 20%

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

+ Experience in a manufacturing environment using injection molding machines and related auxiliary equipment

+ Experience in working with manufacturing of medical devices

Here are a few examples of what you?ll get for the great work you provide:

+ Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

+ Life Insurance

+ Matching 401K


+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Employee discounts at local retailers.


Job CategoryOperations


Eligible for domestic relocation only

Is Sponsorship Available?No

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