Automation Engineer

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 7/7/2021

Job Description

Come be DISRUPTIVE with us! At Milwaukee Tool, our most valued resource is our dedicated team of employees - employees who work with a passion to be the best and an unparalleled pride in their work and in the Milwaukee brand. We know that the only way to sustain growth and success is to value the growth and success of each person within the organization that's why we invest in an individual's growth and development from day one.

All our teams touch every step of the process, that is why our Engineering teams are some of the key contributors to our continuous innovations. The fast-paced, agile environment continuously delivers disruptive technologies by providing every team with the resources needed to excel and working directly with End Users to understand how to deliver heavy duty products with high performance. We create Best in Class products by leveraging advanced analysis tools, extensive testing regimes, state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and cross-functional agility. To learn more about the Milwaukee story and our company click HERE.

You'll also be DISRUPTIVE through these duties and responsibilities:

  • Design and develop automated test systems, including software and hardware development.
  • Utilize Labview, and PLC ladder programming in automated fixture development.
  • Create documentation of test fixtures, theory of operation, schematics, and specifications.
  • Select, recommend, and procure electrical components.
  • Provide advice for improving current testing, programming, designing, or building methods.
  • Develop test requirements per specifications during design phase of new products. Prepare efficient test procedures and programs from test specifications.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of reports; manage documentation control systems.
  • Interface, create, and manage testing databases.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects within design specifications, timelines, and budget restrictions.
  • Act as technical resource to other departments to address and resolve test issues.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
  • Support new product design teams through test development, data analysis, and competitor benchmarking. Provide feedback to engineering about testing requirements.

What TOOLS you'll bring with you:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering but Electrical is preferred.
  • 3 years experience in developing automated test machines.
  • LabVIEW certification.
  • Experience with programming languages such as C, ladder logic, assembly.
  • Knowledge of Test and Measurement techniques, including sensor technology, signal conditioning, measuring techniques, data acquisition and performance calculations.
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods and measurement uncertainty calculations.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of mechatronics incorporating hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical components.

We provide these great perks and benefits:

  • Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.
  • Generous 401 (K) savings plan.
  • Education assistance.
  • On-site wellness, fitness center, food and coffee service.
  • And many more, check out our benefits site HERE.
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