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Assembly Automation Engineer

Company: Mastech Digital, Inc.
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Lubbock, TX Job Code: 231055 Posted: Apr 08, 2021 Description:

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking an Assembly Automation Engineer for our client in the Building Fire and Safety Solutions domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 03+ Months Contract + Extension

Location: Lubbock, Texas (Onsite)

Role: Assembly Automation Engineer

Primary Skills: Engineering

Role Description: The Assembly Automation Engineer must have at least 4+ years of experience.


  • Develop, evaluate and improve assembly methods and processes for the purpose of sustaining the manufacture of existing products as well as the introduction of new products.
  • Continuously improve current production methods using Six-Sigma methodologies and utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, assembly processes, tooling, and production equipment capabilities, automated assembly methods and quality control standards. -25%
  • Lead capital equipment projects to design, justify, and coordinate the implementation of innovative automated assembly and test processes. Specify equipment, document economic justifications, and submit requests for capital projects. -20%
  • Conduct detailed assembly process design work, including assembly workstation layouts, assembly work cell layouts, tooling, assembly fixtures, gauging, automated assembly system programming, and documentation. -15%
  • Assess new product concepts and designs for ease of assembly and manufacturability and provide such assessment and recommendations to R&D/Product Engineering. -10%
  • Support Cost-Out, VA/VE, Safety, Kaizen, and other initiatives. -10%
  • Conceive methods and processes to assemble new products in the safest manner, at the desired quality standards, and at the lowest cost to meet projected demand in a timely manner. -10%
  • Develop bills of materials and production routers for productions assemblies including time studies and workflow analysis based on engineering drawings. -5%
  • Provide technical know-how to troubleshoot problems in current production -5%

The Manufacturing Assembly Automation Engineer is solely responsible for qualifying new or modified product through the processes under their purview. (Percentages work estimate is contained above as Qualifications might be done for a number of reasons)

What we look for:

  • Advanced understanding of assembly processes for high volume, engineered products.
  • Preferred experience includes automated assembly and testing.
  • Experience supporting high volume automated and manual assembly and test operations including design and implementation of automated assembly and test and optical inspection systems.
  • Experience in developing automated assembly and test system including capital justifications and funding requests.
  • Experience implementing new products into high volume automated and manual assembly and test operation using a variety of design for manufacturing tools.
  • Experience leading company events and managing projects for cost savings including identification, justification and implementation of capital equipment.
  • Experience with solder operations, powder-coating, laser-marking a plus.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing and be able to read and write business policies, procedures, manuals, blueprints and other correspondence.
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Experience in concurrent engineering environment will be a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of computer-aided design software such as SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in the use of multiple software applications that include Word, Excel, and others.
  • Extensive knowledge of mechanical assembly techniques, controls, and automation.


  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields of study: Mechanical Engineering or MET, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering - preferred
  • Must possess the required educational background and 5+ years' experience supporting assembly operations in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean certification a plus.

Education: High School/Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent.

Experience: Minimum 4+ years

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes

Note: Must be able to work on a W2 basis

Recruiter Name: Nischay Jain

Recruiter Phone: 412-436-0333 (Ext: 2036)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Keywords: Mastech Digital, Inc., Lubbock , Assembly Automation Engineer, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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