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Automation Engineer - Data Analysis/Simulation

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Bolingbrook, IL 60440
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Job LocationsUS-IL-Bolingbrook
Automation Engineer – Data Analysis/Simulation

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Industrial Engineering



Leads the design of usually small, less-complex material handling systems, including analysis of customer operations, developing, designing, and engineering, project management, and integration of multiple technologies.

  • Designs usually small, less-complex end-to-end material handling systems that integrate multiple technologies such as sortation conveyors, automated storage and retrieval systems, robotics, voice and light picking systems, and supporting structures
  • Details, designs, and engineers scalable, space-optimized storage systems, including rack systems, shelving, and pick modules, that maximize customer efficiency and incorporate factors such as forklift use and building codes; incorporates alternative technologies as appropriate
  • Performs data collection and analysis to define design criteria
  • Works with Industrial Engineering, Design Analysis, Sales, and customers to define system requirements and specifications
  • Develops 3D simulation and emulation models to validate system design, equipment controls, and system software
  • Works with vendors to develop complex turnkey subsystems such as unit sorters and automated storage and retrieval systems
  • Uses economics analysis tools to determine return on investment for selected concepts
  • Develops proposal documents, selected solution reports, bid specifications, descriptions of operations, and other plan documents
  • Travels up to 40%


  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics/Statistics, Computer Science, or Industrial Engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • Preferable 3 years or more of material handling industry experience
  • Knowledge of material handling, including controls and software and material handling equipment technology
  • Knowledge of process improvement processes and mathematical modeling of systems
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and, after training.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple project assignments and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced results-oriented environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as required to support customer and project requirements
  • Knowledge and experience in object oriented software development. JavaScript is Required
  • Knowledge of databases and query languages.
  • Knowledge of statistical models and distributions.

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