Automation Engineer II
Portage, WI 
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Job Description

Position description

We offer competitive pay, full medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage starting the day of employment. Other benefits include 401(k) with company match, and a pension plan, vacation and sick time.

Safely implement cost savings and quality improvement measures through automation to our processes at the plant. This position technically supports, implements, and improves the Automation and Industrialization Engineering department's processes and procedures. The Automation Engineer will lead or assist in the designing, building and implementation of internal automation projects, as well as any external automation projects for production and application engineering. Utilization of project management skills to define, plan, track, document and bring projects to successful completion on time. The position also mentors automation interns and other team members.

  • Designfull automation systems both mechanically and electrically
  • Work with engineers to integrate automation designs onto the production floor
  • Develop and identify outside vendors for sourcing automation and components
  • Assess current efficiencies and develop proposals for improvements
  • Develop training materials and programs for support staff for automation that has been implemented
  • Develop operation manuals and procedures for automation systems

We are looking for an individual with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree inEngineering and 5+ years of experience in an engineering role. We also require a minimum of 3years' experience in automation engineering.

What will you bring:

  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks or other CAD software
  • Strong troubleshooting skills in automation, pneumatics
  • Proven good project management skills-set
  • Knowledge of controls and programming
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Abillity to utilize project management leadership skills to move projects through the pipeline working along with other team members
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills to work collaboratively with other departments
  • Strong technical communication skills (presentation, project summary documentation)

Who are we ?

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a Top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse, and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.

Saint-Gobain's innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world's leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life's critical moments.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we've learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you're empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences, and together, we'll create a better life.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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