Careers

Why iAutomation?

Would you like to join a company that develops innovative products and solutions for industry challenges every day? At i-Automation we are committed to our values, ensuring that each employee can come to work each day utilizing their strengths and talents while collaborating with others to learn and grow.

We want to build our success on sustainable foundations, which is why we are interested in building long-term relationships with our staff, customers, and partners.

Benefits

Medical/dental/vision insurance and employer-funded health care savings account

  • Competitive base salaries, short-term and long-term incentive programs
  • Variable packages including bonus and commission programs
  • Competitive 401(k) match, vacation and holiday time-off
  • Company-sponsored time off for volunteering
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Ample free parking in a low traffic area
  • Employee referral programs

Full Time

i-Automation Positions

Application Engineer, Massachusetts
Location: Massachusetts

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for an Application Engineer in Massachusetts. iAutomation’s product offering includes machine control, motion control, sensing and vision, safety systems, mechanical components and stages. We offer engineered systems and services to provide OEM and end user customers a complete automation solution.

DESCRIPTION

As the Application Engineer you will be directly responsible for:

  • Product sizing: engineering calculations to determine the optimal size for all product that iAutomation sells including motors, drives, actuators, and many other components.
  • Product selection: determining the best products to recommend, taking into consideration all aspects of each application and all iAutomation vendor options that are available.
  • Remote technical support: pre-sales and post-sales support for internal and direct customer requests that includes phone, email, and web meetings.
  • Onsite technical support: pre-sales and post-sales support that includes joint sales calls at customer sites with account managers.
  • Engineering assistance: helping customers setup, startup, or program any product that iAutomation is a distributor for. This may include hardware and/or software demonstrations.
  • Ability to travel to meet customer demands up to 40% of time.
  • Technical liaison between iAutomation and several strategic partners
  • Mentor to junior engineers

REQUIREMENTS

Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 3+ years’ of relevant experience.

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time-management and communication skills
  • Experience working with customers, providing technical engineered solutions to solve complex engineering challenges
  • Prefer experience in industrial automation products and working in a manufacturing environment. B&R experience is a plus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@i-automation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

iAutomation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Electronics Technician, North Attleboro, Massachusetts

Location: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for an Electronics Technician in North Attleboro Massachusetts. iAutomation’s product offering includes machine control, motion control, sensing and vision, safety systems, mechanical components and stages. We offer engineered systems and services to provide OEM and end user customers a complete automation solution.

DESCRIPTION

The Electronics Technician is responsible for the assembly of Electrical Control Panels per customer orders.

  • Majority of time will be spent wiring panels therefore it is imperative that candidate be proficient at wiring.
  • Install and wire devices such as switches, meters, analyzers, transmitters, etc.
  • Maintain necessary U.L. & other quality control files.
  • Layout of components in various size cabinets.
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • May assume lead role on a customer project.

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Requires a minimum of a High School Education, Technical Certificate in Electrical Controls is desired and 3+ years’ experience in control panel building, wiring, reading schematics and electrical diagrams. Experience using hand tools to drill, tap, and assemble electrical panel is a must. Highly motivated, detail oriented and able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@i-automation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

iAutomation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Account Manager, Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Location: Massachusetts and Rhode Island

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for an Account Manager (technical sales) in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. iAutomation’s product offering includes machine control, motion control, sensing and vision, safety systems, mechanical components and stages. We offer engineered systems and services to provide OEM and end user customers a complete automation solution.

DESCRIPTION

As an Account Manager you will be responsible for the development and implementation of sales strategies and plans to achieve and exceed annual goals and objectives. By establishing solid and long-term OEM Machine Builder and End User business relationships you will combine technical knowledge with sales skills to achieve these goals.

  • Identify opportunities at existing and potential new customers within defined geographical area to meet or exceed annual sales goals and grow market share.
  • Generate, qualify and manage all sales leads, prospects and new customer accounts to meet/exceed agreed team and individual sales objectives.
  • Develop sales strategies and goals for distribution and integration opportunities.
  • Manage designated sales leads, prospects and customer accounts in a manner incumbent with agreed business objectives. Follow-up all sales opportunities (Direct and indirect) on a timely basis. Capture and document all pertinent information in Netsuite (CRM).
  • Manage Key Account relationships and Supplier relationships. This will include collaboration with suppliers, pricing negotiations with both customers and key suppliers.
  • Work closely with iAutomation Customer Relations and Engineering teams to ensure the best solution for the customer.
  • Maintain and report sales forecasts, potential sales, customer feedback and activity plan and other reports, as required.
  • Continuously support the development of strong relationship with key customers. Build and maintain strong relationship with key decision makers.

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or an equivalent discipline with 5+ years’ experience in a technical sales role. Experience selling and supporting industrial automation projects. Experience managing high-value strategic customers. Proven track record of successful business development and strong relationship building skills. Proficiency with MS Office, creating technical sales presentations, proposals, and quotations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@i-automation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

iAutomation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Regional Sales Manager, Southeast
Location: Massachusetts and Rhode Island

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for a Regional Sales Manager (technical sales and automation) in the Southeast region. iAutomation’s product offering includes machine control, motion control, sensing and vision, safety systems, mechanical components and stages. We offer engineered systems and services to provide OEM and end user customers a complete automation solution.

DESCRIPTION

The Regional Sales manager will report to the Vice President of Sales and be responsible for managing the customers and resources within the territory, Account Managers (technical sales), and having key account responsibility, while executing the iAutomation sales strategy. A successful RSM will drive revenue and margin growth through strategy, management, monitoring, and reporting of sales activity within their team. In addition, you will work with Product Managers, Operations staff, Customer Service teams, and other sales management to assure a positive customer experience. This position requires a high level of activity and use of our CRM system (NetSuite) to manage your territory. A solid understanding of our product and solution offering, as well as the Industrial Automation marketplace is essential.

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a four-year Engineering degree in a relevant field such as Mechanical or Electrical, with 7+ years’ experience in industrial automation sales. Relevant experience selling similar or related products to our portfolio is a plus. A proven track record of managing and mentoring team members is essential to success in this role. Proven experience in implementing sales strategy, penetrating new potential clients, forming relationships, and growing sales dollars is crucial to your success.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@i-automation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

iAutomation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Desktop Support Specialist, North Attleboro, Massachusetts

Location: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for a Desktop Support Specialist in North Attleboro Massachusetts. iAutomation’s product offering includes machine control, motion control, sensing and vision, safety systems, mechanical components and stages. We offer engineered systems and services to provide OEM and end user customers a complete automation solution.

DESCRIPTION

The Desktop Support Specialist will report to the IT Manager and have direct responsibility to:

  • Help to meet our employer’s needs for computer hardware, software and networking tools.
  • Work to install, configure, test, and troubleshoot computer hardware and software.
  • Maintain proper documentation, diagrams, and other detailed instructions.
  • Manage and update tasks in the help desk system.
  • Act as the initial point of contact for all computer and system related concerns from clients or other employees
  • Organize and file documentation pertaining to warranties and instructional guides for computer hardware
  • Prepare new computer hardware, software, phones, and peripheral equipment for new hires.
  • Conduct new hire orientations including ERP 101.
  • Decommission exiting employee’s computer equipment and access upon exit.
  • Manage Electronic Data Interchange of business information with suppliers
  • Support IT Department in the changes and maintenance of the company ERP NetSuite
  • Assist the team with project implementations and upgrades.

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Requires an Associate’s degree and 1+ years’ experience in desktop support/help desk.

  • CompTIA or Microsoft Certifications are a plus
  • Previous experience with ConnectWise Manage and Automation a plus
  • Motivated, self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Excel, Word and Outlook experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@i-automation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

iAutomation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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RND Automation Positions

Engineering Manager, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Our sister company, RND Automation in Lakewood Ranch Florida, is hiring!

Position: Engineering Manager

RND Automation, a rapidly expanding robotic automation, assembly & packaging equipment company is seeking an Engineering Manager for Florida’s largest industrial automatic, robotics, and packaging machinery manufacturer in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

DESCRIPTION

The Engineering Manager will manage of all aspects of engineering, including, but not limited to, mechanical design, electrical/controls design, PLC, HMI, robot, & vision programming. This includes a seat on the Management Team. It is the role of this position to provide direction and manage the standards and process for how machines are designed, as well as what components are chosen for the designs. It is the responsibility of this position to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget for the engineering phase. To support the engineering phase, this position will also attend all project design reviews and most project huddles. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assess, manage, and delegate mechanical and electrical resources with the assistance of the Mechanical & Controls Lead Engineers.
    • Provide vision on product technical roadmap and develop employees and technology in critical areas.
    • Discuss and follow-up on project progress with Director of Operations, ensuring employees deliver on their commitments.
    • Define guidelines governing the team’s methods and standards and challenge their relevancy and enforce the process.
    • Oversee the development, design, and implement control strategies for robots and other automation equipment using PLCs, motion controllers, and industrial PCs
    • Assist with and oversee the selection of outside sources, electrical drives, motors, robots, slides, pneumatics and controllers from outside suppliers.
    • Guide the development of specifications for the design of GUIs and other HMIs
    • Develop and enforce design and coding processes, design reviews, and verification plans
    • Read, evaluate, and adhere to customer equipment specifications, in house proposals, and standard processes.
    • Assess and mentor Engineering Staff – Provide Educational Development and Cross-training path for team members.
    • Prepare and implement reviews for primary and secondary reports.
    • Act as part of the Management Team for furthering RND’s goals and future development.
    • Actively participate in project design reviews and project huddles.

QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Engineering Lead or Manager
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience designing Horizontal and/or Vertical Form Fill and Seal Equipment. Experience in custom automation assembly machinery, robotics and other industrial machinery is a major plus.
    • Knowledge of film chemistry, heat, pressure, and time requirements for the production of thermoformed rigid and flexible packages.
    • While the Engineering Manager does not have to be an expert programmer, knowledge of Allen Bradley control systems and I/O communication is required.
    • Should be an expert at reducing costs through simplifications, standardization and make/buy decisions when designing industrial machinery.
    • Ability to work with sales, supply chain, and manufacturing departments to ensure a closed loop system of documentation and standardization of machinery.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@rndautomation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

RND Automation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Automation, Robotics & Packaging Machinery Account Manager, New England

Our sister company RND Automation is hiring in North Carolina!!

Position: Automation, Robotics & Packaging Machinery Account Manager

RND Automation, a rapidly expanding robotic automation, assembly & packaging equipment company is seeking an Automation, Robotics & Packaging Machinery Account Manager in New England.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Automation, Robotics & Packaging Machinery Account Manager will work with the Sales Manager to develop and execute a comprehensive strategic business development and market penetration plan for the region.

  • Define major goals, objectives and timelines, identify target key accounts and relevant customer segments and develop and implement corresponding action plans.
  • Quickly learn about RND’s packaging division a manufacturer of HFFS and VFFS thermoforming machinery for both rigid and flexible film, and become familiar with their products to the point where you can identify potential new customers.
  • Create and execute sales plans and sales forecasts. Maintain proposal and opportunity logs and follow up with current and perspective customers both by phone, email and in person.
  • Drive sales revenues by directly managing the entire sales process at target customers, from lead generation to support of final contract negotiations. Strive to obtain required supplier clearances at major accounts by developing relationships with appropriate decision-makers on multiple levels.
  • Handle informational requests from interested potential customers, collect required support documentation (drawings, samples, specs etc..) and develop quotes and proposals in response to RFPs/RFQs.
  • Manage and communicate with an established network of external sales channels to complement internal sales activities.
  • Represent the company at relevant industry trade shows, seminars and networking events.

QUALIFICATIONS

(Minimum required credentials)

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or have completed a formalized technical vocational training complemented by additional business courses and 3+ years’ experience in technical sales, specifically with HFFS, VFFS, automation machinery, robotic and industrial packaging equipment.

  • Must be a sales hunter, reliable and exhibit a high level of determination and tenacity.
  • Strong strategic acumen with proven success in developing and executing business development/market penetration plans
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to communicate with all levels from factory operators to C-level managers.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries, effective communication with supervisor and subordinates
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, have a passion for continuous improvement and have a demonstrated ability to handle multiple deadlines and priorities in a changing environment
  • Candidates must be open and willing to travel for this regional sales position. Must also be successful in selling in a COVID environment i.e. remote selling, social media and technology tools for communication.
  • Strong MS Office skills and experience with CRM systems

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@rndautomation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

RND Automation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Controls Programmer, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Our sister company, RND Automation in Lakewood Ranch Florida, is hiring!

Position: Controls Programmer

RND Automation, a rapidly expanding robotic automation, assembly & packaging equipment company is seeking an Controls Programmer for Florida’s largest industrial automatic, robotics, and packaging machinery manufacturer in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

DESCRIPTION

The Controls Programmer works with a team of other electrical and mechanical engineers, to design, debug, and manufacturer custom automation equipment and robotic workcells. To this goal, it is this positions responsibility to utilize RND standards to create PLC, HMI, robot, and vision programs for custom machines. This includes set up of communication devices (DeviceNet, Ethernet etc..) and components as specified by the project designers. This requires following RND standards for both layout and programming functions, as well as helping to set/modify those standards with the team, when needed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create PLC code, utilizing RND standard modules and custom code where needed
  • Write HMI screens and links, utilizing RND standard modules and custom programming where needed
  • Mapping based on controls provided schematics and project pinning charts
  • Performs test and de-bug and set up of devices
  • Troubleshoot controls and some field wire troubleshooting
  • Utilize proper programming methods and utilize commenting of code
  • Maintain and help to set standards for programming
  • Actively participate in project design reviews and huddles

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@rndautomation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

RND Automation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Applications Engineer, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Our sister company, RND Automation in Lakewood Ranch Florida, is hiring!

Position: Applications Engineer

RND Automation, a rapidly expanding robotic automation, assembly & packaging equipment company is seeking an Application Engineer for Florida’s largest industrial automatic, robotics, and packaging machinery manufacturer in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

DESCRIPTION

The Applications Engineer works with the sales team to develop concepts and proposals, as well as completing the quote sheet from which the proposal pricing stems from. In order to provide meaningful proposals to RND customers, this person must be knowledgeable on both RND’s capabilities and understand RND’s standards and common practices. As a liaison between RND and its customers, this person must also understand, and be able to communicate clearly and concisely, the customer’s needs/expectations to the RND engineering team.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Electronics Technician is responsible for the assembly of Electrical Control Panels per customer orders.
  • Work directly with customers to understand their processes and develop the best solutions for their requirements based on their request for quote (RFQ)
  • Work with our sales team to professionally represent the company at a customer, gather data, and ask the right questions to define a project
  • Work with our sales, engineering and purchasing departments to develop and quote cost effective and profitable solutions that use cutting edge technologies.
  • Recognize and understand the customer’s needs, make suggestions for possible solutions, and quickly develop budgetary numbers. Accuracy is essential.
  • Typical customer requirements include but are not limited to robotic assembly, machine vision, dial indexing machines, linear motor pick and place, inspection, validation, forming, dispensing etc..
  • Obtaining firm prices and technology recommendations from our stable of vendors.
  • Maintain, improve and ensure the accuracy of our pricing database.
  • Hands on prototype testing or mockups may be required to prove out concepts.
  • Preparation of detailed cost estimates, proposal drawings, concept sketches and proposals.
  • Develop value-added propositions and proposal writing
  • Implement proposal specifications by applying current and possible product designs to customer requirements and performance standards

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@rndautomation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

RND Automation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Electro-Mechanical Technician, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Our sister company, RND Automation in Lakewood Ranch Florida, is hiring!

Position: Electro-Mechanical Technician

RND Automation, a rapidly expanding robotic automation, assembly & packaging equipment company is seeking an Electro-Mechanical Technician for Florida’s largest industrial automatic, robotics, and packaging machinery manufacturer in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

DESCRIPTION

The Electro-Mechanical Technician will take on the responsibility for hands on assembly of custom automated, robotic and packaging equipment. While operating under minimal supervision in a manufacturing focused environment, this position will be involved in, but not limited to, machine assembly, machine debug, and material handling. Machine assembly includes the mechanical assembly, in-house panel build, electrical assembly, and the operation of the machine during and after debug, while at RND’s facility. It is this positions responsibility to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within labor budgets for assembly phase. To support the assembly phase, this position may also attend project design reviews and project huddles. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow company values and always drive forward with the principles of RND’s mission statement and goals.
  • Be able to comprehend and follow the drawings in either the Project Assembly Book, or the Electrical Drawings Package.
  • Assemble, both mechanically or electrically, to the company assembly standards.
  • Troubleshoot machines in regard to their mechanical or electrical assemblies.
  • Use experience to properly align and/or adjust assemblies to ensure they are square and in their proper location.
  • Bring concerns or issues, with solutions if possible, back to the design team for evaluation.
  • Assist with debug of machines utilizing proper flow guidelines (upstream stations before downstream stations, whenever possible).
  • Operate machines, when needed, to assist in debug, customer training, and/or to gain time on a machine at the end of the debug process.
  • At times, be available for customer installs.
  • Keep all work areas organized and free of clutter. This includes putting tools and assemblies away at the end of the day.
  • Actively participate in project design reviews and project huddles.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please email your resume to mperkins@rndautomation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

RND Automation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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