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Automation Team Lead

Company: Nikon Metrology, Inc.
Location: Brighton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

The Automation Team Lead will oversee and support the functions for advancing and implementing new automation technologies. The role demands a high level of hands-on engineering background in advance automation and technology with exceptional management and communication skills. This role will be at the forefront of developing and implementing new automation technologies.

--- Drive continuous improvement in key automation processes
--- 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

--- Develop strong relationships with key strategic customers across all business units.
--- Needs to have the ability to deal with multiple priorities while working on simultaneous projects.
--- Manage working with the different teams in various departments simultaneously.

--- 8 + years' experience working with automation
--- Bachelor's degree in Engineering-Automation, Process Control, Mechanical or Computer Science
--- Experience with robotic equipment
--- Knowledge of stamping, welding and product assembly


A) Functional competencies
--- Deliver exceptional customer service
--- Ability to design
--- Able to interact effectively across all teams to get necessary information and support to complete projects
--- Proficient with Microsoft Office
--- Strong time management, organization, and prioritizing skills
--- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

B) Core competencies
Be pro-active:
--- Drive continuous improvement while meeting customer expectations
--- Approach challenges with enthusiasm and a positive "can do" attitude
Seek new knowledge:
--- Develop workable, new processes that give Nikon a competitive advantage
Communicate well:
--- Lead by setting the example of strong and professional communications with direct customers, suppliers, business partners and all other NM department and staff
--- Display social skills to work very efficiently with customers and team members
--- Create a working environment of open and transparent dialog
--- Express oneself clearly in business writing
--- Adjust your language considering the diverse workforce within Nikon
Display integrity:
--- Treat information received from customers with the required confidentiality
--- Show, respect and encourage a strong moral and ethical behavior in all the interactions (colleagues, customers, suppliers) according to company values and principles
--- Base your decision-making process on ethics and integrity
--- Always act in a professional manner when representing Nikon on customers' site
Embrace diversity:
--- Understand and respect the cultural differences of the Nikon community
--- Contribute to build diverse teams across the company
--- Show openness to new ideas and respect opinions and ideas from others even if they are different from yours
Business Leadership:
--- Take ownership and be accountable
--- Drive the development of service solutions to ensure customer needs and business initiatives are supported
Direct Reports
Budget Responsibility
40% travel domestic and international
Occasional weekend and evening work, as needed
Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds

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".


Keywords: Nikon Metrology, Inc., Detroit , Automation Team Lead, Other , Brighton, Michigan

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