• Amerex Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-AL-Trussville
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Responsible for hands on support, and continuous improvement for equipment and processes used in a manufacturing environment.


    Follow all processes and procedures associated with the Amerex EHS Programs.  

    Troubleshoot and assist in the repair electro-hydraulic, pneumatic, robotic, and mechanically driven industrial machinery.

    Design, maintain, troubleshoot, and install industrial control systems.

    Navigate, modify, and program robot controllers.

    Train robotics operators to perform the daily functions, offsets, and troubleshooting of robotic work cells.

    Work with engineering staff to improve equipment efficiency and reliability.

    Write control logic for new and existing equipment for both A-B panel-view and A-B PLC driven equipment.

    Install and setup variable frequency drives, instrumentation devices, and temperature controls.

    Design, layout, and wire electrical control panels.

    Follow diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions & engineering specs

    Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, using manufacturer’s manual, and using precision measuring and testing equipment

    Adjust functional parts of devices and controls

    Maintain professional and technical knowledge of robotics and industrial controls including automation hardware/software (Allen Bradley, Rockwell Factory talk)
    Perform other duties as assigned.


    Bachelor’s Degree in related study or two (2) year Technical Degree Preferred

    Three years’ experience (Education, Certification and /or direct training could be substituted)

    Experience or training in Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Communication (Data-Hwy, Remote IO) and Robotics

    Basic PLC experience, AC & DC control circuits & wiring, communications (Data-Hwy, Remote IO)
    Excellent communications and people skills
    Ability to read & understand instructions, electrical and mechanical drawings, pneumatics & hydraulic schematics
    Ability to work without supervision
    Must provide basic tools as required to complete job duties


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