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New Berlin, WI, US

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Automation Engineering-New Berlin, WI

Country: United States (US) 
Location: New Berlin
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.





The primary focus of the Automation Engineering Automation Engineer is to work with the Engineered-to-Order (EOT) and Modernization groups to support our customers by implementing software and hardware solutions that satisfy the contract.  Be part of a team of software, electrical and field engineers, the engineer will participate commissioning, troubleshooting, updating software, and ensuring our equipment is exceeding our customer’s expectations.


This individual reports directly to the Manager, Automation Engineering. 





Customizing of crane controls using existing software modules and standards from global automation engineering for various applications if they are proven to work and meet our customer’s needs.


Support the factory acceptance, commissioning, and life cycle of our customer’s material handling equipment in EOT and the Modernization groups by understanding the software and modifying the script as necessary to meet the customer’s needs. Report improvement findings to Manager, Automation Engineering.


Monitor suppliers of automation peripheral equipment such as SICK and other interfacing products.  Be able to develop replacement of obsolete discrete (peripheral equipment) devises requiring software upgrades or modified interface software and hardware. 


Participate in resolving control/software/automation problems (shop or field) by working with other engineers and service technicians, along with persons in other departments, to define problems, research, and prepare solutions by properly communicating with the necessary personnel.


Be able to travel to customer sites to troubleshoot problems.






Shall have BSEE; a Master’s in software/electrical/automation is preferred


5 to 10 years of electrical engineering experience coupled with programming in C++, multiple PLC platforms (Siemens, Rockwell, etc.), and HMI programming experience.  Knowledge in setting up variable frequency drives and control system for material handling devices is preferred.


Knowledgeable with using and applying the NEC electrical code and OSHA safety requirements are required.


Be able to travel domestically and internationally.


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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