Automation Engineer
Job Opportunity at CAPGEM Technical Services, LLC

Posted on Mar 19    440.226.1759

Location: Medina, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4120279

Position Description:

Provide engineering support for on-going and new operations. Maintain and increase production efficiencies as well as troubleshoot problems, identify and implement solutions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities; include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs methods for maintaining or increasing production levels while improving safety, production costs, yields, and quality.
  • Programs and/or adjusts equipment to achieve required results.
  • Troubleshoots process problems and identifies solutions that reduce downtime and conserve maintenance costs.
  • Designs and conducts plant trials to determine performance capabilities.
  • Develops and updates process procedures to ensure that documentation is accurate and understandable.
  • Determines test methods, procedures, parts, and equipment needed to implement engineering changes.
  • Interfaces with all levels of management and employees to gather information and provide guidance for implementation of improvements.
  • Supports a zero tolerance culture to address behavior, as well as work conditions, to achieve an injury incident rate per the budgeted year.
  • Supports to achieve OE customer delivery of 100%. Achieves service delivery rates of 98%.
  • Supports to achieve all customer targets for PPM and customer complaints. Target is single digit PPM’s.
  • Supports successful launch of all new programs.
  • Supports a landfill-free initiative with a goal to have all facilities landfill-free per the budgeted plans.
  • Supports the Production System.
  • Helps drive the LCCS methodology throughout all operations to ensure achievement of all productivity targets.
  • Supports the successful implementation and execution of new processes and systems technology to improve cost structure and provide superior customer service.
  • Supports the goals of all financial expectations as established by the business plan.
  • Supports the manufacturing strategy and footprint by plant. · Supports all activities required to ensure smooth operational integration of any acquisitions in the culture and processes.
  • Supports the estimating team under the management of Operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements 



  • Understanding of blanking and welded blanking systems and products
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Understanding of quality systems
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently of supervision.

 Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field; or Associates degree in Automation Systems or related field and proven knowledge of blanking and laser welding systems; or 5 years of Controls/Automation related experience
  • Proficient in programming Allen-Bradley PLC's.
  • Proficient in programming Siemens PLC's a plus.
  • Proficient in programming ABB, Motoman, and/or Nachi robots.
  • Experience programming servo controllers and VFD's a plus.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Competent with Microsoft Office software
  • Competent with AutoCAD software
Ability to read and create electrical schematics
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