Automation Engineer

  • Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Manufacturing

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a Direct Hire Automation Engineer Job in Kansas City, MO for our client, a nationally recognized automotive supplier. The Automation Engineer develops, edits, maintains, and troubleshoots automated actuators, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and motion controlled programs on manufacturing equipment and machinery. Our client seeks a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field preferred but experience in lieu of a degree will be considered. We are also looking for someone with 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing technology.
Responsibilities for the Automation Engineer Job in Kansas City, MO include:

Instruct and train all team process engineers and die setter in "real time" trouble shooting techniques.
Develop, organize and improve spare parts inventories.
Provide technical support for the production floor on a daily basis to meet production efficiency goals.
Initiate and participate in continuous improvement, including cycle time reductions, and root cause analysis.
Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems.
Integrate robotics with peripherals, such as welders, controllers, or other equipment.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred but experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
3-5 years of experience in manufacturing technology required.
Competency with Allen Bradley PLC programming hardware and software.

Competency with Allen Bradley Operator Interface hardware and software (primarily Panel View series)
Ability to specify, assist with installation, debug and start-up of electrical control and power system equipment.
PLC programming skills necessary to make a machine function properly and safely.

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume or you may email your resume to our Executive Recruiter Manager, Elizabeth Simonov, at Please include Automation Engineer on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing or calling 970-372-3238. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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