EXPLORE

Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

Apply Now >>    
Job ID :
40573BR
Location :
US - New York - Rochester
:
Job Description
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.


As an Automation Engineer you’ll have the ability to create automation processes that tie to the success of our business. Collaborate with others like you to drive innovation and implement best automation engineering practices in a growing organization. Make an impact for your career, our customers and the world with this exciting opportunity.

What You’ll Do
  • Drive continuous improvement by developing and implementing systems that optimize all phases of the production process while being actively involved in the development and implementation of the long-term improvement programs.
  • Ability to verify plastic molded components are within the accepted process window to use automated processes for assembly. Interacts with molding setups & process engineering to solve component related issues & their effect on the automation process.
  • Participate in new product development projects verifying new products will perform within our manufacturing processes.
  • Conceptualize, develop, verify and validate engineering solutions for automated control systems that supports plant activities including: scrap reduction, customer complaint corrective action, & productivity improvements.
  • Ability to evaluate & define the processes failure(s), supporting root cause analysis, and facilitating the corrective action for advanced automation systems.
  • Responsible for capital project management from justification to the implementation of automated manufacturing systems. This includes the development equipment specifications & the ability to work with a wide variety of external suppliers to obtain quotations.
  • Develops project plans and capital appropriations requests. Prepares schedules, budgets and tracks progress while keeping the internal customers informed on project status.
  • Support Automation Engineering with installation of improvements & new Automation.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a broad manufacturing base
  • Troubleshoot & support:
    • Various PLC formats with heavy emphasis on Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI hardware and software: SLC, PLC, ContolLogix, Panelview
    • A wide variety of automation technologies, including: Robots, Printing (Pad/Screen/Offset/InkJet), Ultrasonic Welders, Vision Systems, Leak Testers, Labelers, Capping Equipment, reamers & other finishing equipment.
  • Works with equipment vendors to solve automation problems & increase self-knowledge.
  • Develop / modify procedures & training guidelines as needed for automation processes, including training of setup personnel.
  • Designs, sketches & dimensions improvements to existing automation systems
  • Tracks & helps maintain automation data (stops, scrap, etc…) to support continuous improvement process. Uses PPI tools and Lean techniques to analyze data and improve processes.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
  • Associates Degree (Engineering Discipline) with 10 years related technical automation experience, or a Bachelors Degree with 2 years related technical automation experience.
  • Must have a very broad electrical and mechanical background, including hands on experience with PLC’s, robots, motion controls and associated programming software.
  • Must have significant project management experience with automated equipment.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Must have outstanding skills regarding: technical writing, oral and written communications and the ability to work within a team environment

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected.

*IND-LPG



Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Apply Now >>    
Join our Talent Community

If you're ready to make a difference in the world, you can do it here.

Join
Refer a friend

Already work here? Help us write our next chapter

Refer Now

SHARE

5 Reasons to Work at Thermo Fisher Scientific
View
Search Jobs by Map
Search