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Controls/Automation Engineer (Software Focus)


Moog Inc.
Location: United States, North America
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers
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Moog Inc, was founded in 1951 when Bill Moog had one product and a vision of company culture so strong that it became the foundation of the company that we are today. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our engineers to collaborate and produce cutting edge technology, as well as aiding our business in the ability to share goals and achieve them together. Our lines of precision motion control technology can be seen at the forefront of military and commercial aircraft markets, space exploration, and oil and gas markets to name a few.

Our Aircraft Group in East Aurora, NY is hiring for a Controls/Automation Engineer.

The Controls and Automation Engineer, focused on Software Design and Integration will report directly to the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, having these key areas of responsibility

* Identify, develop and recommend appropriate in-house cost effective manufacturing controls and automation systems that will provide cost savings and/or increased throughput to existing and future state factory systems
* Identify and implement automation opportunities to improve efficiency and crew ratio on the existing and future manufacturing process
* Oversee specification and purchase of automation and capital equipment, ensuring a balance between optimizing technological capabilities and return on investment
* Interact and interface with employees from other departments and automation integrators for issues and project implementations
* Lead initiatives in the standardization of automated systems and equipment, including the preparation of standards/specifications and safety for hardware and software within the plant; provide complete and thorough documentation for all activities of this role
* Lead continued manufacturing activities involving automation components such as RFID systems, resulting in productivity increases through throughput increase and process variation reduction
* Provide support and continued development to existing automation projects already in service within Moog facilities
* Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair automation related software and hardware issues
* Significant travel may be required as systems are being researched, developed and installed
* Identify automation opportunities within existing production systems and within a culture that to date has limited exposure to automation
* Support a three-shift operation and be flexible with working hours to achieve objectives
* Comprehend and minimize impact to continued production whilst implementing any new manufacturing automation processes

Minimum Requirements to be considered…

* Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science with a controls engineering specific focus
* 8 years of relevant projects in automation and control systems; aerospace and lean manufacturing experience is a plus
* Ability to work in a fast paced team environment that is dynamic
* A team player with strong communication skills
* Can work under pressure and deliver results within deadline
* Strong sense of responsibility and collaboration
* Excellent knowledge of software, electronics and electromechanical systems, as well as automation technology in general
* Solid understanding of computer programming and software development and control systems, as well as automation technology in general
* Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
* Strong collaboration with process owners and other subject matter experts (SMEs) is required to ensure buy-in and engagement. Requires ability to implement change management effectively

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Moog Inc, was founded in 1951 when Bill Moog had one product and a vision of company culture so strong that it became the foundation of the company that we are today. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our engineers to collaborate and produce cutting edge technology, as well as aiding our business in the ability to share goals and achieve them together. Our lines of precision motion control technology can be seen at the forefront of military and commercial aircraft markets, space exploration, and oil and gas markets to name a few.

Our Aircraft Group in East Aurora, NY is hiring for a Controls/Automation Engineer.

The Controls and Automation Engineer, focused on Software Design and Integration will report directly to the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, having these key areas of responsibility

* Identify, develop and recommend appropriate in-house cost effective manufacturing controls and automation systems that will provide cost savings and/or increased throughput to existing and future state factory systems
* Identify and implement automation opportunities to improve efficiency and crew ratio on the existing and future manufacturing process
* Oversee specification and purchase of automation and capital equipment, ensuring a balance between optimizing technological capabilities and return on investment
* Interact and interface with employees from other departments and automation integrators for issues and project implementations
* Lead initiatives in the standardization of automated systems and equipment, including the preparation of standards/specifications and safety for hardware and software within the plant; provide complete and thorough documentation for all activities of this role
* Lead continued manufacturing activities involving automation components such as RFID systems, resulting in productivity increases through throughput increase and process variation reduction
* Provide support and continued development to existing automation projects already in service within Moog facilities
* Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair automation related software and hardware issues
* Significant travel may be required as systems are being researched, developed and installed
* Identify automation opportunities within existing production systems and within a culture that to date has limited exposure to automation
* Support a three-shift operation and be flexible with working hours to achieve objectives
* Comprehend and minimize impact to continued production whilst implementing any new manufacturing automation processes

Minimum Requirements to be considered…

* Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science with a controls engineering specific focus
* 8 years of relevant projects in automation and control systems; aerospace and lean manufacturing experience is a plus
* Ability to work in a fast paced team environment that is dynamic
* A team player with strong communication skills
* Can work under pressure and deliver results within deadline
* Strong sense of responsibility and collaboration
* Excellent knowledge of software, electronics and electromechanical systems, as well as automation technology in general
* Solid understanding of computer programming and software development and control systems, as well as automation technology in general
* Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
* Strong collaboration with process owners and other subject matter experts (SMEs) is required to ensure buy-in and engagement. Requires ability to implement change management effectively

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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