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Factory Automation Engineer

Company: ICONMA, LLC
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Plans, coordinates, and performs manufacturing engineering work for a project or process.
Operates in a team environment within either the enterprise product delivery process or the enterprise order fulfillment process.
At this level, projects are of moderate scope and responsibility or may be a significant portion of a major and diverse project or process; decisions are made within established guidelines and may be reviewed by supervisors and/or managers.
May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work for support personnel, contractors and suppliers.
Establishes routings, methods, layouts, tools, costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for revisions to current operations and/or new parts or programs of moderate scope.
Provides support and troubleshooting for current operations. Investigates, gathers and analyzes data and implement solutions.
Innovates and implements cost reduction, quality, safety and ergonomic improvement ideas of moderate scope.
Applies electronic tools across a broad range of applications, including e-builds, modeling, and simulations.
Develops and implements plans to support lean manufacturing through the Client Production System of moderate scope. Designs operations layouts.
Improves material flow and material presentation.
Leads team studies related to capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency of moderate scope.
Leads analysis, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology.
Analyzes and makes modifications to existing performance pay plans; assists in development of baseline data for new performance pay plans.
Provide on-site shop floor support for production critical Factory Automation solutions and equipment that require quick response to guarantee uptime and productivity.
Be responsible for changes to control logic and software including, but not limited to relay ladder logic, PLCs, HMIs, and PC based logic.
Provide electrical designs within applicable standards to build new, or modify existing, production machines and systems.
Create and maintain interfaces for communicating with shop-floor tools, PLC controls, SCADA, and MES systems.
Work with Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations, and Factory Automation Leads to ensure manufacturing and standardization goals are achieved.
Support off-shift maintenance to troubleshoot machines and systems which may include electrical and mechanical issues.


Manager is willing to see recent grad candidates with Technology/Engineering degrees.
Manager is open to considering candidates with a 2-years technical degree.
He has asked that you reach out to local community colleges (Hawkeye Community College and Kirkwood Community College) to see if you can recruit from their recent grads. Here are some notes from a recent Spotlight Call with this manager: Fresh grad with electrical or PLC programming experience/background.
Open to a candidate with 2-year degree with this experience. See community colleges and applicable programs below:
Northeast Iowa Community College Advanced Manufacturing program.
Northwest Iowa Community College Industrial Instrumentation and Control program, Industrial Commercial Wiring program, Electrical Technology program.
Hawkeye Community College Industrial Automation Technology program.
Indian Hills Community College Electronic Engineering program, Electromechanical program, Robotics program.
Kirkwood Community College Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics program or Automation and Instrumentation program.

As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.

Tanjot Singh

P: (248) 849-0502

Keywords: ICONMA, LLC, Waterloo , Factory Automation Engineer, Engineering , Waterloo, Iowa

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