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Senior Manufacturing Automation Engineer

Company: JLG Industries Inc
Location: Hagerstown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About JLG, an Oshkosh companyJLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products-including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories-can be found all over the world.THE ROLEWe are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to identify and implement new manufacturing technologies and automation that will provide additional capabilities and capacity within the factories. The manufacturing automation engineer will be responsible for planning and developing the integration of equipment, line controls, station displays, and continuous improvement-related projects. This role will work with internal and external teams to complete the development and installation.YOUR IMPACTExploring and implementing new ways to automate existing production lines.Create business case to justify new manufacturing processes and implement on global scale.Conduct research, development, and deployment of manufacturing automation technology into global manufacturing facilities.Support digital manufacturing initiatives by leading proof of concept (POC) studies and scale them to production levels.Support the development, implementation, and operation of Industry 4.0 and IIoT initiativesDrive maturity of the overall plant knowledge of technology, adoption of new technologies, and ensure factories in the regions have the best access to the latest technological thinking and possible solutions.Develop plant transformation plans for brownfield and greenfield sitesCollaborate with other manufacturing departments such as quality, materials, EHS, and facilities to provide innovative solutionsLead and provide support for the justification and selection of major capital equipmentApply project management skills (schedule, cost, communications) and coordination of internal and external resources to execute projects in a timely and cost-effective mannerSolid understanding of computer programming, PLC code, and software developmentCollaborate with other business segmentsDesigning and testing automation equipment and processesMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMinimum of a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, computer science or similar field5 or more years in an industrial automation, controls, manufacturing engineering or related role.STANDOUT QUALIFICATIONSStrong leadership and problem-solving skillsExcellent organizational skills and attention to detailCreative thinking skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong analytical skillsUnderstanding and functional knowledge of PLC's, low voltage controls, vision systems. electronic sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics and roboticsExperience with pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems in automated equipmentExperience with Factory 4.0 and IIOT applications and integration of AI systems through PLC'sAbility to communicate well with other members of the development teamAbility to keep up with the latest technologiesA desire to continually upgrade technical knowledgeAutoCAD, Creoparametric, or SolidWorksWHY OSHKOSH?Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees' success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.Visit our Glassdoor profile --Keep up with us on LinkedIn --Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: or .Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: JLG Industries Inc, Germantown , Senior Manufacturing Automation Engineer, Other , Hagerstown, Maryland

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