Automation/Electronic Engineer


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$40.87-53.85 /h
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Golden, CO
Multiple Shifts

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

It's exciting to work for a company that makes the world measurably better.

We're committed to bringing safety, quality, and customer focus to the business of advanced ceramics manufacturing.

Job Title

Automation/Electronic Engineer

Designs, develops, and supervises all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery. May be responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software.

• Independently uses engineering designs in the form of technical drawings schematics and written and verbal instructions to construct new factory automation and specialized machines of high complexity

• Using a comprehensive knowledge of PLC and HMI programming and system integration, designs and installs mechanical and electrical control systems in the automation of production machinery

• Interprets programs and logic diagrams in the construction of new automation and specialized machinery

• Utilizes knowledge of machine safety devices, such as light curtains, safety floor mats, anti-tie down machine activation, and fixed machine guarding used in an interlocked non-defeatable manner in the design of new automation for production equipment ensuring all machinery is operated in a safe manner

• Installs highly complex Industrial Robotics with elaborate I/O schemes according to engineering designs

• Prepares machine/automation development plans, works breakdown structure and schedules; updates project status to leadership as required

• Assists maintenance department as needed, including technical assistance, maintenance duties, and training

• Assists management in the justification of new automation and controls by estimating costs and potential cost reductions such areas as improved run rates, yields or labor costs

• Possess the ability to troubleshoot equipment, validating control systems to ensure operational reliability

• Works with internal and external customers to expedite materials and parts for improvements as needed.

• Helps train and instruct production operators in the use of new and current automation as needed

• Generates support documentation as required

• Assists and/or performs in any and all areas as assigned

• May work any and all shifts/days as required

Job Requirements:


• Bachelors’ degree in Electronics or related field and 3 year’s automation experience OR minimum 10 years related work experience


• PLC programming and troubleshooting on multiple PLC platforms and the programming/ troubleshooting of robotics, motion control, HMI and other programmable control systems required

• Experience in reading, modifying and creating drawings utilizing CAD software required

Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Technical knowledge in machine function, processes, control system, CNC, PLC, servo and stepper motor drives and electrical and electronic systems

• Exhibits strong interpersonal and organizational skills, great attention to detail as well as excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills

• Technical knowledge of industrial networking protocols such as Ethernet IP, Profibus-PA, and AS-i

• Must be able to work with a diverse variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds

• Experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Good verbal and written communication skills.


Target Hiring Range

Annual Salary: $85,000.00 - $112,000.00

Actual compensation is commensurate with experience, skills and education. CoorsTek strives to give all qualified applicants equal opportunity and to make selection decisions on job related factors. Do not provide any information on the application which will indicate your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

If you like working for a company that makes a real difference in the world, you'll enjoy your career with us!