Kelly Services Automation Engineer in PINELLAS PARK, Florida

Automation Project Engineer

Kelly Engineering has a client who is looking for an Automation Engineer to join their team. This client is a fast-growing company that’s known for bringing innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers in more than 40 countries. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible to identify, design, develop, quote, and manage new automation projects and modification of existing equipment.

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Employment Type: Direct Hire

Education: BS degree (Engineering or construction management or related degree)

Location: Pinellas Park, FL


  • Analyze processes and data to identify Automation Opportunities within manufacturing facility

  • Identify, plan, implement, and take responsibility for projects until qualification goals are met or exceeded.

  • Work with internal and external suppliers to ensure successful automation project completion through concept, concept testing, quote, design, design review, build, debug, qualification, and training.

  • Implement technical solutions to meet customer, cost, quality, and delivery expectations. Create and monitor project timelines.

  • Conduct Design Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (DFMEAs).

  • Keep abreast of industry research and development activities with a focus on project applicable technology.

  • Research alternative automation methods that will provide a competitive advantage.

  • Coordinate quotes and purchase tooling for new or improvement projects.

  • Train Technicians and Machine Operators


  • 2 years of Electro-Mechanical Experience or Project Management Experience

  • 5 years of Electro-Mechanical Integration Experience or Project Management Experience

  • Ability to use CAD to determine if tooling, equipment, and part designs meet requirements

  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint

  • Lift and transport up to 50 pounds and able to stand throughout the duration of the shift

  • Automation Design Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of quality tools, such as FMEAs, DFMEAs, and Root Cause Analysis

  • Strong electro-mechanical background

  • Experience with feeder bowls, step feeders, and flex feeders

  • Experience reading and writing ladder logic for production equipment

  • Strong background supporting, troubleshooting, replacing, and integrating vision systems, sensors, servos, potentiometers, and heaters

  • Strong background supporting, troubleshooting, replacing, and integrating pneumatic cylinders, electric motors, gear boxes, cams, and bearings

  • Working knowledge of SAP, MP2, AutoCAD, Sysmac Studio, CX Programmer, and NB Designer

  • Familiar with 5S philosophy

  • Familiar with Lean and Six Sigma tools and principles


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Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

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