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Manufacturing Engineer - Automation at Victaulic

Manufacturing Engineer - Automation

Victaulic Dallas, TX Full-Time
POSITION TITLE: Manufacturing Engineer - Automation

REPORTS TO: Operations Mgr.

LOCATION: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (Justin, TX)

**Relocation package is offered for this role***

About Us:
Victaulic is a global leader in mechanical pipe joining innovations and is the world's leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. The company has 13 manufacturing facilities and 28 branches worldwide with 4,400 employees who speak 43 languages across the globe. With over 2000 global patents, Victaulic solutions are at work in more than 140 countries across diverse business lines including oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, military and marine, as well as commercial building and fire protection. Since the 1950’s Victaulic has been providing ground-breaking fire protection products and system solutions for challenges faced by engineers, contractors, property managers and fire marshals. Victaulic is a leading fire protection manufacturer of innovative fire products and fire fighting systems including fire sprinklers, fire extinguishing and fire suppression systems, pipe couplings and fittings, and flow control valves. These products are used in commercial, infrastructure and industrial applications to protect people and property.

SUMMARY: Startup and optimization of robotic molding production equipment and continued operational support.

RESPONSIBILITIES: To include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Support commissioning of new robotic molding production equipment.
Develop processes for product SKU’s to be added to the new production equipment.
Support daily production schedules through the timely troubleshooting and repair of faulty equipment.
Monitor process efficiencies to ensure production goals are consistently met.
Optimize robotic programs and pathways.
Monitor and troubleshoot robotic spraying processes.
Develop expertise in the associated chemical processing pumps, valving, and controls.
Collaborate with quality assurance and product development to ensure that products meet quality requirements.
Assist in the training of salary and hourly personnel on the operation of production equipment.
Conduct root cause analysis of machine faults and maintenance repairs with recommendations for process or machinery improvements.
Develop and maintain effective lines of communication between manufacturing personnel, supervisory personnel, and outside contacts as required.
Support the development, implementation, and enhancement of an effective preventative maintenance (PM) program to ensure consistent equipment performance.
Assist in maintaining spare part inventories, to include cataloging of components and suggesting items to be stocked as equipment history is obtained.
Observe all safety practices while on the manufacturing floor and while running equipment.


Strong Mechanical Aptitude
Attention to Detail
Problem Solving
Accuracy and Follow Through


Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, manufacturing).
Other engineering disciplines will be considered with the appropriate work experience.
3 years minimum experience in a manufacturing environment.
Technical Knowledge
Experience the maintenance and troubleshooting of automated equipment.
Experience with industrial robotics (ABB, RobotStudio) preferred. Training is available.
Understanding of PM strategies and how they relate to the management of industrial automation.
Familiarity with Allen Bradley controls is a plus, but not required.
Initial process and equipment training to be provided at corporate headquarters in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Periodic travel to headquarters is expected.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to create routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Operations and Engineering management.

Physical Demands
The employee will occasionally be required to reach with hands and arms and stand for extended periods of time.
The employee will occasionally be required to work from heights through safe use of fall protection measures in accordance with OSHA standards.
May be required to climb ladders and steps to access elevated work platforms

Victaulic offers a full benefits package which includes: comprehensive healthcare coverage, paid time off plans, paid holidays, 401K with company match, company paid short-term disability, company paid life insurance, company paid EAP program, tuition reimbursement and adoption assistance.

EEO Statement: Victaulic is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabled) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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