Automation engineers are in charge of creating an effective production workflow in their organization. They implement complex electrical and mechanical installation support to ensure efficient equipment output and strict compliance with safety regulations. In addition, they handle daily technical support requests for improving special machinery functioning. As they are also responsible of planning and executing company initiatives, they should know the assembly process for different industry machinery. Most automation engineers handle workers' training in the use of manufacturing equipment. They must have current and advanced knowledge of different programming language syntax to deal with automated machinery issues.
Most automation engineers handle automated machinery and robot optimization. They must adhere to company and industry regulations while also participating in the implementation of new procedures. Their main tools are a personal computer for creating efficient automation strategies, as well as proprietary software for connecting and troubleshooting different production equipment. They report their progress to senior-level individuals and managers in their department.
Automation engineers should have strong organizational skills to create effective projects. Superior analytical and problem-solving skills are required, as are excellent verbal and written abilities. Most automation engineers have a strong comprehension of widely used production systems. A bachelor's of engineering is required for this job; supplementary industry certifications and relevant work experience are a plus.
Automation Engineer Tasks
- Manage operational activities and partnerships to ensure secure supply chain.
- Resolve supply chain, software, and warranty issues.
- Develop, deploy, and manage automation at production facilities.