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

Buyer III, North Attleboro, Massachusetts

Location: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for a Buyer III 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 Buyer III will be directly responsible for procurement of materials in support of sales orders and work orders. Act as a department lead, provide guidance to junior buyers and maintain department procedures as necessary. Lead projects within Supply chain as business needs arise. This position will oversee the purchasing function, collaborate closely with Materials Management, Outside Sales, Production and Planning, and support the company’s overall growth plan.

  • Establish strategies to improve supply chain, solve shortage issues and strengthen supplier relationships
  • Obtain materials, components and equipment, as required by the production schedule
  • Plan, schedule and monitor the movement of materials through the development, prototype and production cycle
  • Expedite orders as necessary
  • Establish and maintain relations with suppliers and appropriate representatives
  • Direct and procure supplier technical and operating expertise as required to internal customer
  • Maintain an awareness of materials and procurement concepts
  • Verify data accuracy, report problems to appropriate parties
  • Develop written procedures for routine protocols and keep them current for the Purchasing Dept.
  • Identify problem areas and offer possible solutions
  • Complete special assignments for the Operations department
  • Track progress of parts to ensure time schedules and delivery
  • Work with engineering on new product introductions, including early supplier involvement
  • Implement improvement processes to reduce inventory and non-value add work
  • Monitors, analyzes, and reports material variances to standard cost. Interfaces with Accounting, Manufacturing Engineering, and Production to establish standard costs.
  • Responsible for optimizing material costs through vendor analysis, quality, schedule, cost evaluation, etc. Applies cost effective measures as related to support standard cost and make/buy decisions.

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Business or equivalent work experience with 5-10 years’ experience purchasing in a manufacturing environment and leading/mentoring team members.

  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong organizational and negotiating skills
  • Experience with supplier managed inventory
  • Track record of cost, inventory and lead time reduction

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
→ Please apply to Randy Barsch at rbarsch@i-automation.com
→ Principals ONLY – No Recruiters Please

iAutomation Supports Equal Opportunity Employment & Diversity

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Project Engineer, Mechanical
Location: Lakewood Ranch, Florida

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer, Mechanical in Lakewood Ranch Florida. 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 Project Engineer, Mechanical is a senior technical team member at the newly established site in Lakewood Ranch, FL. As the Project Engineer, responsibilities will include:

  • Determine and document project specifications by driving communication and collaboration with project stakeholders including customers, sales teams, and engineering.
  • Compile information and create reporting by studying product design parameters, ensuring alignment of customer requirements and vendor, and review of customer driven and documented performance standards.
  • Actively participate or drive cross functional technical studies, share with stakeholders and document results.
  • Technically interface with customers and coordinate cross-functional collaboration with Operations as needed to implement drawing / specification changes. Encourage production feedback and document customer approvals.
  • Designs mechanical, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, and electro-pneumatic products, systems, and assemblies, utilizing SolidWorks.
  • Assures system and product quality by the design of assembly methods; testing of finished products and system capabilities/performance, fabrication, assembly, and installation processes (where agreed upon and applicable).
  • Project Management of mechanical, electrical, and cross-functional engineering projects which may utilize a combination of internal and external resources where client/vendor interfacing may be necessary.
  • Creates, maintains, and gains stakeholder approval of project schedule, which may include, but not limited to, customer requirements, stakeholder agreements, time constraints (including material lead, design, and assembly), resource availability, coordination of cross functional activities, issue resolution, change management, etc.
  • Compile and complete detailed cost estimates, indicating potential risks or variances.
  • Control of project costs to budget; by the continuous review of design, specifications, progress, scheduling changes, change management, etc.
  • Compile, evaluate, engage stakeholders, and approve customer prints and specification revisions.
  • Document and maintain complete records of all project changes, customer, and stakeholder technical requirements.
  • Prepares project status reports and provides recommendations by collecting, analyzing trends, and summarizing project information.
  • Builds and develops BOM’s

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 3+ years’ experience designing mechanical, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, or electro-pneumatic products, systems, or assemblies, including 2+ years of Project Management experience and methodologies, with a proven ability to work cross-functionally. Proficient at using SolidWorks, Product Data Management systems (PDM) and MS Office products; knowledge of business system products helpful. Familiarity with team leadership concepts and a strong ability to influence without positional power is also 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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Project Manager, Engineering

Location: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for a Project Manager, Engineering 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 Project Manager, Engineering will be responsible to:

  • Facilitate collaboration between customers, engineering, purchasing, production and field technical resources.
  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of a project such as scope, scheduling and budget.
  • Plan, review and coordinate detailed aspects of the engineering work including quoting, designing and change management.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with customers, sales, engineering and production resources.
  • Facilitate Kick-Off, Design Review, Status Update, and Wrap Up meetings with in house and remote team members.
  • Manage consistent project documentation archiving and approval from all resources. (Box, PDM, Kenesto)
  • Continuously identify, measure and improve processes.
  • Develop and manage customer relations.
  • Effectively use project management tools (Microsoft Project, NetSuite Advanced Project Management Module)
  • Ability to Multi-task and maintain multiple complex projects at one time.
  • Schedule and coordinate material ordering and arrival dates with procurement and shipping

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or an analytical field and 3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing 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, Atlanta Georgia

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for an Account Manager (technical sales) in the Atlanta Georgia area. 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 longterm 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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Account Manager, Charlotte, North Carolina

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for an Account Manager (technical sales) in the Charlotte North Carolina area. 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 longterm 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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Quality Engineer, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Location: Lakewood Ranch, Florida

COMPANY

iAutomation, a high technology distributor of industrial automation components, has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Manager 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

As the Quality Engineer you will:

  • Collect, analyze, and summarize data in order to drive continuous improvement.
  • Develop & analyze data to support the development of new product specifications.
  • Follow the PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) .
  • Using new product specifications, develop a method to assess new product quality & reliability prior to production release.
  • Maintain Calibration and Measurement systems used to assess product quality.
  • Ensure Customer Complaints are addressed, resolved and communicated to the customer in a timely manner.
  • Maintain Corrective and Preventative Action (CPAR) process to ensure Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and identified solution is in place and effective.
  • Ensure Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCAR) are effective and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Provide and oversee Inspection activities for products throughout production cycle.
  • Collaborate with Department Managers to maintain & revise QMS documentation as necessary to maintain ISO 9001 registration.
  • Complete any Customer or 3rd Party Audit Corrective Action Requests in a timely manner.
  • Conduct Supplier and / or Internal Audits as needed.
  • Ensure effective communication of iAutomation’s Quality Policy to all personnel within company.
  • Develop and implement Quality Training programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 5+ years of experience in quality engineering, quality assurance, or a similar role.

  • Experience in using QA tools and processes
  • Excellent PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • ASQ certification preferred
  • Experience working in the automation / machine control industry is a plus
  • Time management skills, prioritize responsibilities
  • Computer skills; Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Work in a fast-paced-team environment

REQUIREMENTS & ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology, Engineering, Business Administration, or Business Management preferred with 8+ years of relevant production floor and personnel management experience. Working knowledge of business and management principles, personnel management practices, production and manufacturing processes and techniques, process improvement, machines and tools, engineering and technology principles and practices, raw materials quality systems and standards and health and safety standards and compliance.

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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RND Automation Positions

Assistant Controller, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

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

Position: Assistant Controller

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

DESCRIPTION

The Assistant Controller will maintain day to day financial operations of the Lakewood Ranch facility and will support corporate finance, and capital procurement decisions with the guidance of the Chief Financial Officer and President.

You will support the CFO in all accounting related activities, including management of accounting staff, preparation of financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP, and implementation of internal controls. The Assistant Controller must be responsible, organized, and detail oriented with exceptional accounting skills and Percentage of Completion experience.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure Accounting systems encompass all elements for an engineering & manufacturing firm including cash flow analysis, budgeting, CapEx decision making
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements
  • Prepare a rolling 13-week cash flow forecast on a weekly basis
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to prevent errors in financial statements
  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger
  • Provide monthly, quarterly, and year-end analysis of budget vs. actual results
  • Coordinate the annual budget process
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with U.S. GAAP
  • Prepare and assist with audits.
  • Supervise direct reports in Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables
  • Tax and regulatory compliance, as well as corporate earning of economic development incentives and R&D tax credits
  • Risk management and risk assessment
  • Works closely with Director of Sales to ensure terms of payment are being met for milestone projects.
  • Other ad-hoc requests, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

(Minimum required credentials)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA desirable
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Strong experience in Percentage of Completion
  • Ability to manage, guide and lead employees
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries, effective communication with supervisor and subordinates
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficient use of MS Office and above average Excel and PowerPoint skills, and an integrated accounting software package
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills, have a passion for continuous improvement and have a demonstrated ability to handle multiple deadlines and priorities in a changing environment

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, North Carolina

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 North Carolina.

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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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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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 a 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 chemsity, 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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Mechanical Design Engineer, Lakewood Ranch, Florida

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

Position: Mechanical Design Engineer

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

DESCRIPTION

The Mechanical Design Engineer works with a team of other electrical and mechanical engineers, to design, debug, and manufacturer packaging equipment and custom automation. To this goal, it is this positions responsibility to brainstorm mechanical concepts, create mechanical designs in 3D software, detail design parts, create a BOM for purchasing, analyze and correct redline prints, troubleshoot and debug mechanical designs, and determine material and component specifications based on job requirements. This requires following RND standards for both process and component selection, as well as helping to set/modify those standards with the team, when needed. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop all aspects of the mechanical design, utilizing Solidworks or AutoDesk Inventor.
  • Perform all calculations required to determine what components are required for the function of the machine.
  • Detail manufactured/machined parts per RND detailing standards. Redline parts as requested from the assembly process.
  • Keep current and apply all safety and mechanical regulations as required by the location of the machine as well as the customer’s specifications.
  • Select components for the machines based on customer standards, RND’s standards, and per project proposal, using good practice and being conscious of project budget.
  • Develop new procedures to reduce mechanical assembly phase timeline.
  • Act as the technical liaison between design and assembly to solve technical problems related to mechanical design.
  • Create mechanical bill of materials
  • Perform test, de-bug and set up of devices
  • Utilize proper design techniques and follow ANSI guidelines
  • Work with assembly team to ensure designs are being assembled as intended
  • Maintain and help to set standards for mechanical component selection and use
  • 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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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 Technic

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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