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Automation Team Manager

Company: Nikon Metrology Inc
Location: Brighton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

AUTOMATION TEAM MANAGER PURPOSE: Nikon Metrology is seeking a highly motivated Automation Team Manager who encompasses successfully managing, overseeing and supporting the functions for advancing and implementing new automation technologies of the automation team. WHY NIKON METROLOGY? You'd be joining a global company and becoming part of the future, giving you the opportunity to enter a career where you can help to shape and define innovation. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Display familiarity with a variety of field concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Interface with factory software and hardware engineers regarding product updates, software bugs, and improvement requests.
  • Drive continuous improvement in key automation processes.
  • Manage automation projects and project team.
  • Provide excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Leverage lean principles to drive the design and execution of processes and equipment layout to improve overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Build organizational competency in automation, and ensure step-level changes towards delivering overall business strategy.
  • Research and identify new practices in processes or improvement opportunities.
  • Drive collaboration of cross functional groups, ensuring proper communications channels across all required groups.
  • Oversee all designs and drawing of equipment and system configurations. ANCILLARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Familiarity with industry 4.0 utilizing PLC, MES/SCADA, sensors and industrial networks.
    • Develop strong relationships with key strategic customers across all business units.
    • Ability to deal with multiple priorities while working on simultaneous projects.
    • Manage working with the different teams in various departments simultaneously. QUALIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL
      • 8+ years' experience working with automation.
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering-Automation, Process Control, Mechanical or Computer Science.
      • Experience in Polyworks.
      • Experience in Metrology acquisition and point cloud analysis software.
      • Experience with robotic equipment and controls.
      • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
      • Knowledge of PLC, HMI
      • CAD experience, interpreting specifications, reading blueprints, manufacturers' manuals, sketches or similar documents.
      • Strong organizational skills to optimize project costs, scope and schedules. DESIRABLE
        • Knowledge of stamping, welding and product assembly.
        • Understanding of the Automotive Manufacturing Industry.
        • Experience with Manufacturing principles of Lean, Six Sigma, SPC.
        • Knowledge of ROI process and development of tools to help customer understand.
        • Create and manage project approval documentation. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • 40% travel domestic and international.
          • Occasional weekend and evening work, as needed.
          • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. HOW WE TAKE CARE OF OUR TEAM CULTURE SPIRIT
            • Work as a Team, Act as a Family! We believe in bringing our team members together in a diverse and friendly company atmosphere to celebrate and socialize to inspire each other and keep our community strong and close inside and out of the office. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
              • We want you to grow with us and be the best version of yourself, which is why we offer competitive compensation, training/advancement opportunities and tuition reimbursement. AMAZING MEDICAl BENEFITS & PERKS
                • We'll take care of you with industry leading medical, dental, vision plans and many more benefits that allow us and you to continue to be AMAZING! As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or disabled veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or thereinafter referred collectively as "protected veterans". #LI-AS2 #LI-Onsite PI206336576

Keywords: Nikon Metrology Inc, Detroit , Automation Team Manager, Executive , Brighton, Michigan

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