Automation Engineer in Kernersville, NC at Texwipe

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Job Description

Texwipe is a worldwide leader in contamination control products and process materials for aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, food processing, data storage, medical device, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, telecommunications and other industries requiring critical manufacturing environments.

Our products are purchased by the world’s foremost pharmaceutical, medical device, compounding pharmacies, biologics, food processing, semiconductor and electronics, aerospace, industrial and print companies.

 Headquartered in Kernersville, North Carolina, the company supports global customers with sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Manufacturing centers located in North Carolina, the Philippines, and China provide the highest levels of quality and manufacturing technology.

There is currently an opportunity for an Automation Engineer, reporting to the Director of Technology. This position will be based out of the Kernersville headquarters.


·   Develop and implement industrial automation /control systems.

·   Prepare project costs, capital requests and cost justifications.

·   Select and/or work with external contractors in support of assigned projects.

·   Prepare, submit and place equipment and component orders.

·   Integrate systems hardware and software considering safety, performance and reliability.

·   Lead/support technical group in the integration of electrical, mechanical, instrumentation and software systems including mechanical components, PLCs, HMIs, vision inspection, OPC server and OPC client and distributive process control systems.

·   Support, participate and perform commissioning duties as needed, including system validation, system training and documentation: drawings CAD (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, 3D, P&ID), manuals, maintenance schedules, standard operating procedures and work instructions.

·   Work with all areas of the organization and site in support of business needs.

·   Provide troubleshooting support of systems as needed.

Job Requirements

·   Associate’s degree in a related engineering discipline such as electrical, mechanical, chemical or industrial engineering.

·   Five (5) years of automation experience required.

·   Experience with web handling, ultrasonics, wet processing of synthetic textile, specification and design of machinery for cleanroom operations preferred.

·   Electro-mechanical aptitude and experience with mechanical pneumatics, electro mechanical fluid power components, electrical controls, solid-state DC drives and AC inverters, process control modules and programmable logic controllers.

·   Proficiency with CAD programs such as solid works. (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, 3D, P&ID)

·   Proficient with PLC programming.

·   Must be able to work flexible hours.

·   Ability to work well with others in a cross-functional team.

·   Strong communication skills required; both oral and written.

·   Must be able to travel 20% of time.

Qualified candidates may send their resume to

Texwipe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to sex,

gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by

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