Automation Engineer/Sr.Automation Engineer

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Delano, MN


Sista ansökningsdag 2023-05-21 Plats: USA - Delano, MN

Imagine leveraging your Automation expertise while working for one of the leading contract manufacturers in the world. Seize this rare opportunity to be part of a healthcare and medical business unit with the support and stability of an organization that has been in business for over 100 years.

Trelleborg Healthcare and Medical is seeking a Automation Engineer/Sr .Automation Engineer to join their team. Collaborates with an energetic team of professionals driven to provide efficient manufacturing solutions. These solutions support our production team and range from simple fixtures to fully automated robotic cells. Our current opening is for an individual that will take on a mechanical design focus role approximately 70% of the time. 

As a valued team member with Trelleborg, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation: Plus, quarterly bonus opportunities!
  • Generous benefits package: Includes health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, life, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more!
  • Clean work environment: Enjoy working in a very clean and climate-controlled environment every day!
  • Greater opportunity for impact: You will impact the production of life-saving devices.
  • Growth and advancement: Join a global company that loves to promote from within and allows for advancement.




  • 2-year degree in Automated Systems & Robotics, Mechatronics or Fluid Power OR  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field


  • PLC programming
  • Mechanical design focus
  • Controls focus
  • Pneumatic and electrical schematic reading and creation
  • Pneumatic valve and cylinder sizing
  • CAD experience
  • Project management
  • Fabrication, plumbing, and wiring skills
  • Programming experience with Omron, Denso, ABB, Maple Systems, InduSoft, IMPACT, Cognex

Senior Automation Engineer (in addition to all the above):

  • A minimum of 7 years applicable experience



  • Collaborates with the automation team to determine project direction
  • Provides designs which ensure operator safety
  • Designs, assembles and tests: fixtures, robotic cells, and end of arm tooling
  • Utilizes 3D printing where possible
  • Lays out and fabricates electrical panels
  • Troubleshoots and improves existing equipment’s mechanical design
  • Performs research, analysis, design and development of lean manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment for new and existing projects
  • Supports Manufacturing and Production staff to solve technical, quality and production problems to ensure consistent product flow, and make recommendations to senior staff and/or managers to improve production processes

Electrical and Pneumatic:

  • Designs electrical and pneumatic circuits which ensure operator safety
  • Creates electrical and pneumatic component bill of materials
  • Wires electrical panels and equipment / Plumbs pneumatic circuits and equipment
  • Troubleshoots and improves existing equipment’s control system


  • Programs PLCs, HMIs, Robots as well as SCADA and vision systems
  • Uses SolidWorks to design 3D models and create 2D drawings
  • Uses Visio to design electrical and pneumatic schematics
  • Uses an ERP system to enter hours and requisitions, complete repair requests
  • Uses Microsoft Office for project documentation


  • Creates Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Product Specific Operating Procedures (PSOPs), and standard training documents
  • Trains personnel on SOPs and PSOPs

Senior Automation Engineer:

An ideal candidate will maintain a high level of autonomy and possess the skill set necessary for the above tasks and responsibilities, with the addition of the following:


  • Mentors teammates and leads cross functional teams
  • Manages projects and maintains timelines

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