job summary: Experienced Automation Engineer needed for a global leading mfg in TX. In this role you will responsible for automation and control systems design, specifications, programming and simulation of production equipment from cradle to grave. This role requires a strong technical background and extensive travel to company facilities. location: Garland, Texas job type: Permanent salary: $110,000 - 135,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: High School responsibilities: Provide Leadership and Strategic directions regarding NASP use of Automation and lowering our dependency on labor to fulfill our needs. Develops plans for testing and debugging automation equipment while applying knowledge of engineering technology as necessary. Programs, troubleshoots and evaluates any design considerations on new equipment. Designs engineering solutions that meet the manufacturing facilities requirements while monitoring budget constraints in order to maximize production equipment quality and efficiency. Assists in the preparation of the scope of a project, cost justification and AFE (overall cost proposal) to senior management for approval as required.Maintains awareness of and controls project cost, quality, scope and schedule to ensure on time delivery of projects within internal budgets. Prepares any necessary progress reports.Leads or participates in engineering design reviews as required and requested by Management. Conducts R & D activities concerned with integration and testing of electronic/mechanical components and systems and in development of applications. Applies mechanical theory, mechanical testing procedures and related knowledge to layout, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify developmental and production equipment. Works with maintenance department to ensure preventative and predictive maintenance. Programs software to configure and/or make modifications to automated systems and process control systems, which will include maintaining a backup library of robotic, PLC and other instrumentation software. Evaluates, selects and coordinates with outside vendors for design, machining and fabrication of tooling and systems. The essential functions of this role include:working up to 10 hrs of overtime per weekworking weekends qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: High School (required) skills: Field ServiceAutomationPLC Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.