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Howmet Aerospace Automation Engineer - 21000102 in Whitehall, Michigan

Howmet Aerospace , is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com . Follow @howmet: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn and YouTube .This position will be in our Advanced Manufacturing Technology Group. This position will support projects for all of Howmet Aero North and will be instrumental in identifying new manufacturing technology and sustaining current technology in use at the operation.Responsibilities include:Responsible for automating manual processes, working with operators, vendors, and design teams.Follow through the build phase and implementation of equipment into production and establishing PM's to support.Responsible for redesign / replacement of failing robotic components to increase Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)Development and implementation of new advanced manufacturing equipment and automation.Support justification of capital funding requisitions.Responsible for project management and performance metrics.Provide support and development of automation technicians.Support engineering and manufacturing teams to improve existing processes.Coordinate all robotic service visits.Responsible for Software Control on all robot programming.Developing technician troubleshoot guides.BASIC REQUIREMENTSBS Degree in the Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution.Minimum of one years' experience working with controlsrogramming robotics.Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. "Green Card Holder"), Political Asylee, or Refugee.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience working in an engineering or manufacturing environment.Experience in 6 axis articulating arm robotics.Proven proficiency at robot programming, I/O management, and troubleshooting robotic systems logic.Experience trouble-shooting mechanical systems including pneumatics, tooling issues, measurement feedback systems, and basic design robustness.Proficient in off-line programming environments.Basic understanding of controls and servo systems.Basic understanding of tooling and fixture design.Programming Industrial logic Controllers (PLC).Experience programming HMI software.Experience in reading mechanical prints and electrical prints.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Ability to troubleshoot equipment.Strong mechanical and/or electrical aptitude.Familiar with RIA Robotic Safety Standards.Equal Opportunity Employerndash;minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identityPlease see job description for required skills.