Automation Engineer


Located in Buffalo, NY

Salary: $66-95K a year

Express Employment Professionals are seeking an Automation Engineer for a Medical Product Manufacturing company in the Buffalo, NY AREA. 



Direct Hire/Full-benefits

Pay Rate: 66-95K a year


Job Summary:

Apply knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering theory and methods to the design of automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems control by performing the following duties.


Job Duties:

  • Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of control systems and components, equipment, and machinery.
  • May be responsible for the installation and operational qualification of tool/jig, equipment, control system, PLC based hardware and software plus all associated documentation at all facility locations.
  • May use computer-assisted engineering, design software and equipment to perform assignments.
  • Applies principles and techniques of electrical/mechanical engineering to accomplish goals. 
  • Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains products/equipment.
  • Trains employees, identifies, analyzes, and repairs product failures, orders and replaces parts as needed.
  • Determines and recommends which products or services best fit the project needs



  • Provides daily maintenance in specialized areas that require a multi-disciplinary base of technical understanding for complex troubleshooting, modification, assembly and/or testing.
  • Communicates with Plant Engineering Manager to gain approval/escalate necessary changes for plant maintenance.


Safety Responsibilities:

  • Following all rules, regulations and procedures set forth in the safety manual.
  • Promoting safety awareness throughout the workplace.
  • Alerting supervisors to any safety hazards they discover.
  • Wearing appropriate, proper protective equipment whenever required.
  • Using guards on tools and machinery whenever required.
  • Following proper lifting techniques using legs and not the back.
  • Operating any vehicles, equipment, tools or machines only if they are authorized to do so.
  • Reporting any injury or loss immediately to the supervisor/team lead.
  • Promoting a positive attitude about safety and never performing any unsafe practice that could place the employee or others in danger.
  • Providing information to his/her immediate supervisor if a better and safer procedure can be implemented in performing any operation.
  • Assure when designing or modifying equipment/workstations that ergonomics and safety are reviewed and work to minimize hazards through engineering controls, administrative controls and lastly personal protective equipment.
  • Assure Job Hazard and Equipment Hazard Analysis are completed timely as required per MNG.008.

 Analysis/Problem Solving:

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


Skills/Technical Skills:

  • Familiar with a variety of electrical and control system concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Familiar with medical device equipment design concepts, practices, and procedures. 
  • PLC knowledge as well as Robotics training a plus.
  • Proficient in Solidworks or another type of design software (ACAD, Pro-E, etc.)
  • Equipment/system design (mechanical and electrical)
  • Hands on ability (basic electro-mechanical, wiring, etc)



  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline.



  • 4+ years related experience in the field or in a related field.

Apply today for immediate consideration! 


Express Employment Professionals

3140 Sheridan Drive

Amherst, NY 14226



Express Office: Buffalo
3140 Sheridan Drive
Suite 2
Amherst, NY 14226
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