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St. Louis, Missouri

Automation Engineer




Automation Engineer
Western St. Louis, Missouri

Are you a passionate Automation Engineer driven by innovation and efficiency? Do you thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and enjoy tackling complex engineering challenges? If so, we want you on our client’s team!


About the Opportunity


A leading metal components manufacturer is seeking a talented Automation Engineer to join their growing team. They are renowned for their commitment to quality, a collaborative work environment, and providing opportunities for our employees to excel. In this crucial role, you’ll play a key role in identifying and implementing automation solutions to streamline processes across our 5 facilities. You’ll be the go-to expert for automation, working closely with engineering and production teams to improve welding, machining, and assembly operations.


What You’ll Do

    • Be a champion for automation – identify opportunities, explore new technologies, and implement innovative solutions to improve efficiency and productivity.
    • Design, develop, and test automated equipment and processes, ensuring they meet production requirements and quality standards.
    • Program new and existing automated equipment, optimizing performance and functionality.
    • Analyze production data to identify quality issues, troubleshoot problems, and document improvement strategies.
    • Lead the company’s efforts in utilizing the MRP system (MieTrak Pro) effectively, creating reports, and ensuring efficient operation.
    • Collaborate effectively across departments to ensure seamless integration of automation solutions.
    • Take initiative and ownership of projects, working independently and delivering results.
    • Prioritize tasks effectively and manage your time efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

You’re a Perfect Fit If You Have:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Technology or Engineering with a minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in automation.
    • Proven experience in Automation Engineering within a high-growth, fast-paced manufacturing or assembly environment.
    • A strong track record of successfully implementing and executing automation projects to improve equipment startup and overall productivity.
    • Experience with various automation technologies and a passion for staying current with industry advancements (a plus).
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on continuous improvement.
    • Effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
    • The ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize effectively.

If you’re ready to take your automation skills to the next level, we want to hear from you!