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Automation Engineer (Electrical)

Company: INFICON, Inc.
Location: East Syracuse
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. -These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.
Job Purpose
Work within the Automation & Controls Engineering (ACE) group to develop new automations to improve yield and repeatability of final system test and electronic circuit board test, support existing test-stands and fixtures, and work collaboratively with product developments teams to maximize manufacturability of future products.
Job Responsibilities

  • Participate and contribute designs to automation projects.
  • Generate engineering documents to include electrical, P&ID, and mechanical drawings.
  • Develop equipment designs to automate established test methods and assembly steps.
  • Conduct root cause analysis of automated test failures to determine if they are related to test procedure or product defects.
  • Participate in safety risk assessments for new and existing equipment. -
  • Plan and execute equipment validation test.
  • Coordinate planned maintenance, verifications, and calibrations with operations.
  • This role requires lifting, carrying, and/or pushing up to 30lbs occasionally (less than 5% of the time). -

    Job Skills and Experience

    • Ability to generate reports, technical documentation, design reviews, and analyses.
    • Capable of electrical circuit design using schematic capture tools such as OrCAD (preferred) or Altium, etc.
    • Ability to oversee and review PCB layout design.
    • Familiarity with PLC programming; ladder logic, functional block diagram, or structured text.
    • Familiarity with LabVIEW graphical programming for test applications.
    • Understanding of Agile framework with an emphasis on SCRUM methodology. -
    • Industry experience with Lean manufacturing principles.
    • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering
    • Approximately one to three years of industry experience, depending upon the ability of the job candidate to demonstrate the above behaviors.
    • Certifications/License None.

      Diversity and Benefits
      INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience ongoing green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs.
      INFICON's forward thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus, and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, Open PTO, tuition reimbursement and more!Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: INFICON, Inc., Syracuse , Automation Engineer (Electrical), Engineering , East Syracuse, New York

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