Automation Engineer / Sr Automation Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:
Automation & System Integration (ASI) department is seeking a Sr Automation Engineer to support the development, implementation, and support of Automated Assembly and Test Equipment in its Factories. This position may require occasional travel (~5%) to support off site factories, or vendor locations.

Theres no such thing as a perfect candidate, so dont hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Lead the integration and implementation of new manufacturing automation systems and processes
  • Provide support and sustainment to existing automation systems
  • Determine continuous improvement projects focused on safety and OEE
  • Leading the design, control, and improvement of the manufacturing process through collaboration within a multi-disciplined team
  • Lead corrective action investigations
  • Interact with internal customers
This position can be a Automation Engineer (P2) or Sr Automation Engineer (P3) based upon the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and responsibility requirements for the position.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for 2 additional years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Automation Engineer
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), preferably in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
  • 2 years of related experience for a Automation Engineer (P2)
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Access (ATF)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Sr Automation Engineer
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM), preferably in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
  • 5 years of related experience for a Sr. Automation Engineer (P3)
  • Experience with PLC programming/Allen Bradley Studio 5000 tag-based Control Systems
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Access (ATF)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Applied knowledge of Ethernet/IP and Ethernet working
  • Knowledge of various sensor technologies
  • Ability to specify, design, program debug systems for automation equipment
  • Experience with machine vision systems (Fanuc, DVT/Cognex)
  • Experience programming of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI/GUI); (FactoryTalk View, Ignition, etc.)
  • Experience in Robotics programming (Fanuc, ABB etc.)
  • Experience with lean manufacturing and technical writing
  • Strong engineering aptitude, analytical and communication skills
  • Technical problem solving
  • Active DOD Security Clearance
Working Environments:
This position involves direct support of manufacturing activities and requires spending time in and around factory areas.

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
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