Automation Engineer

Job Duties & Requirements (included but not limited to the following):

  • Analyze plant processes, equipment, and design in order to implement process and product improvements

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with hardware and processes, in a timely manner - with resolution and follow up

  • Will need to strive to find creative solutions, help make improvements based on their knowledge of electronics, mechanics, and engineering, and integration of automation/robotics

  • Research and evaluate new processes for manufacturing requirements

  • Interact with maintenance, tool room, office and production

  • Work with other to proactively detect problems, and implement solutions and improvements in order to prevent quality issues and downtime

  • Work with internal departments, while utilizing external sources to compile and analyze informationnecessary to implement positive ideas and solve routine problems requiring innovative analysis and solutions

  • Troubleshoot manufacturing problems and bottle necks

  • Understand and apply the concepts of tact time, cycle time, and flow to meet our expectations of cost, quality and delivery

  • Understand and apply all systematic parameters that are required to build product that is specific to customer requirements. These tasks include the ability to specify order configuration options, data processing rules, and applications to generate CAD illustrations and all post processing applications

  • Must be able to measure and analyze parts and products and have the ability to tweak all elements within the data processing system to maximize both function of product and best manufacturing practices

  • Assist research and development with product design and feasibility

  • Be able to demonstrate strong cause-effect analytical abilities to solve problems

  • Occasional travel may be required

  • Will be responsible to actively focus on reducing workplace hazards

  • Continually promotes a safe and harmonious working environment, demonstrating strict adherence to the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct and ASSA ABLOY Health & Safety Policy


To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet expectations of each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required: Electrical, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering preferred


  • 7 years' experience in a related field required


  • Experience of AutoCAD and 3D software (SolidWorks or Pro-E), and Microsoft Office programs required

  • Experience of Lean principles working in a lean environment required

  • Must be adaptable, and work well with others at all levels of operations

  • Press, stamping, Mig & spot welding experience required

  • CNC experience required

  • High level of analytical and mechanical ability to gather and interpret data and resolve technical problems

  • Self-motivated and have excellent communication, reasoning and follow-up abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to design & implement mechanical, electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic automation

  • Able to thrive in a shop environment


*This position may be staffed at an alternate level within the job family to align with the selected candidates skill set and experience.


AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran




Tennessee, USA

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