Automation Engineer

    Stanley Black and Decker
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description


    Stanley Black & Decker is seeking a Automation Engineer to lead automation system design and implementation at Stanley Black & Decker's manufacturing plant near Dallas, TX. Since 1843, Stanley Black and Decker has been committed to innovation and social responsibility, while becoming a leader in multiple industries. Stanley Black & Decker is creating a new state of the art facility for mechanics hand tools to support its Made in USA vision. The new factory will utilize automated transport of items between and within processes.

    • To provide technical support to all departments for the safety requirements, installation, operation, training and maintenance of all automation/robotic cells.
    • Programming of industrial and collaborative robots.
    • Work with VS teams on Manufacturing cell Design and assembly methods.
    • Participate in NPD, providing expertise and support for the DFA process.
    • Participate in all new program launch activities including, assisting in the identification, installation and commissioning of the needed capital assets to support production requirements.
    • Provide support and guidance to Ops team on level of automation required manufacturing and assembly.
    • Design EOA tooling, assembly nests, part feeding including magazine feeding and bowl feeders.
    • Coordinate training activities for appropriate personnel regarding the design intent, operation, and maintenance of automation and/or robotic system equipment. This responsibility is geared towards a "train the trainer" approach with the goal of delivering first-class customer-service.
    • Provide engineering support to the Manager of Operations with respect to automated and robotic systems.
    • Participate fully in continuous improvement team activities as directed by the Manager of Operations to ensure CI goals are met.
    • Coordinate new projects and/or engineering modifications as assigned. Ensure all work is in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations.
    • Assume project management responsibilities for any project assigned by the Manager of Operations and ensure that all timelines are met.
    • Assist as required in writing bid specifications for potential vendors for specific projects and create bid comparison matrices for the purposes of vendor selection.
    • Provide regular progress reports on the timeline schedules for all projects.
    • Continuously review and consider new technologies as they might apply to Stanley Black & Decker. Make recommendations to the Manager of Operations for considering introduction of new technologies to the plant floor and be able to demonstrate the feasibility and justification for such technologies.
    • Provide automation and robotics support as required as it applies to all aspects of current and any future production systems.
    • Perform labor efficiency analysis and develop ideas and solutions to improve labor efficiency
    • Perform other duties as directed.

    Required Education:
    Degree in a related field of study required. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
    Required experience and skills include:
    Understanding of Ladder logic and machine robot interfaces.
    Travel Requirements:
    • ~25%
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally to visit existing suppliers, research new projects, and commission projects.
    Work Experience Required:
    • Must have 2 years minimum experience in programming Fanuc, Sepro, Motoman and/or other robot systems.
    • Must be able to develop path programming from scratch, along with programming all sub-system interfaces (light curtains, safety circuits, other process equipment, SPI interfaces, etc...)
    • Must have two year's minimum experience in programming PLC's.
    • Two years minimum experience in creating drawings in AutoCAD 2006 or newer preferred
    Skills & Knowledge Required:
    • Must be experienced in CAD
    • Must exhibit strong PC skills.
    • Must have strong engineering project management experience.
    • Must have a demonstrated understanding of electrical and mechanical equipment and operational principles of mechanical components and systems.
    Additional traits and competencies that define the successful candidate are:
    • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills required
    • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills required
    Stanley Black and Decker Values Aligned with Purpose:
    Courage & Innovation
    We're Bold to Break the Mold
    • Bravely innovate without boundaries
    • Generate and embrace new ideas
    • Drive cutting-edge digital solutions
    • Foster creativity for exponential growth
    • grams, processes and policies.Seconday)EA)fshore)
    Agility & Performance
    We Cut Through Challenges
    • Simplify to accelerate business results
    • Anticipate, adapt and lead changes
    • Focus on the right things and take action
    • Perform in ways that exceed expectations
    Inclusivity & Collaboration
    We Join Forces For Sustainability
    • Respect and leverage all aspects of diversity
    • Make decisions with an inclusive, global view
    • Collaborate to amplify customer value
    • Communicate to drive meaningful outcomes
    Integrity & Accountability
    We Are Reliable to the Core
    • Operate with the highest ethical standards
    • Be who you are, build trusted relationships
    • Act with transparency and positive intent
    • Live up to commitments and own the results
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    All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.

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    Posting ID: 554845444Posted: 2020-06-24