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New Berlin, WI, United States

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Automation Engineering - New Berlin , WI

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. 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.



POSITION TITLE: Automation Engineer, Automation Engineering



The primary focus of the Automation Engineering Automation Engineer is to work with the Engineered-to-Order (ETO) 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.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 ETO and the Modernization groups by understanding the PLC 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.


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Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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