Newark, CA, United States
Sep 21, 2023
The Automation/Equipment Project Engineer will design and implement automation equipment to improve the quality and throughput of our Spiral Module Production and Plate and Frame Production lines. They’ll develop future-state equipment for large-scale manufacturing of Plate and Frame Modules by gaining an understanding of the manufacturing process, then determining what is needed on a very large scale. Typically, the equipment needed will be highly customized for MTR’s specific application. This position is expected to manage multiple large Capital Projects (CAPEX) projects at once. They will drive technical clarifications with thorough documentation and communication between internal knowledge sources and custom equipment vendors. This position will help with general facility layout and design and site selection for a future facility. They may also implement full or scaled-down versions of automation equipment to our current production lines, both as tests/prototypes for future automation and to help expand the capabilities of our current facility and production lines.
A BS degree in an Engineering discipline, with a minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in a related field (i.e., membrane, solar panel manufacturing, semi-conductor, or biomedical industry). Training in statistical analysis and process control software (JMP, Minitab, or others). Training in or working knowledge of Taguchi Robust Engineering, Lean Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints. Knowledge of spreadsheets, statistical analysis, 3D designs and word processing. Demonstratable knowledge of mechanical, manufacturing, and process engineering principles, standards, and practices. Working knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing technologies, including standard assembly operations, roll-to-roll material handling, and coating/drying operations. Knowledgeable in 3D modeling and simulations (i.e., SolidWorks or similar). Able to produce P&ID drawings and motor controls, wiring diagrams, equipment specifications, and controls narratives for equipment and processes. Programming experience with PLCs (Allen Bradly or similar).
Salary ranges for MTR positions are dependent on the level of education, number of years of relevant experience the candidate has, and what other MTR employees in similar positions with a similar skill set are earning. We estimate the range for this position to be between $110,000 to $167,800
MTR is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer