• Automation Engineer

    Bosch Fountain Inn, SC 29644

    Job #2385046323

  • Company Description

    Our drive and control technologies ensure efficient, powerful and safe movement in machines and systems of any size. We inspire our customers with intelligent components, tailored system solutions, and services - from fully connected applications to the factory of the future. Bosch Rexroth is dedicated to making the world a better place through innovation and technology. We are looking for associates who will take on our customers' challenges with passion and persistence until the right solution is found and who will thrive in a face-paced, collaborative and exciting environment.

    Why work with Bosch Rexroth?

    • Challenging Projects : We are driven by innovation and being at the cutting edge of everything that we do. At Bosch Rexroth every day is different, and your time will be filled with interesting and exciting projects.

    • Amazing Colleagues: ?Our people make us who we are, and we are very proud of our diverse and skilled global team. Having a supportive and encouraging team around you can make all the difference.

    • Learning and Development:? We want you to reach your fullest potential, for both yourself and for Bosch Rexroth. That's why we actively promote growth and development.

    • Change the World: ?We want to give you the opportunity to not only drive your career forward but also to change the world. The work we do at Bosch Rexroth can make a big difference to the world around you.

    • Social & Value-Driven: ?We have a tradition of assuming social responsibility in all that we do. Our success, and our roadmap for the?future, is based on our lived values. This covers everything, from community to the environment, to being a social employer.

    • Flexibility & Freedom:? We strive to give you a balance between your work and home life, as well as the freedom to drive your career forward.

    • International Opportunities: ?We are a truly global, fully networked company, with locations in more than 80 countries all over the world.

    Job Description

    The Operations Strategy and Development team is seeking to add a dynamic and talented engineer with experience in applying engineering methodologies to operations. As a part of the Hydraulic Service group, your focus will span multiple North American facilities to develop and implement process improvement initiatives across each of the service aftermarket departments. You should be comfortable collaborating with several cross-functional teams and working on multiple complex tasks simultaneously to drive the adoption of new technologies and standards. The range of activities you will have the opportunity to work on include value stream design/analysis, process modeling, load balancing, planning, and cost estimation. A thorough understanding of engineering principles related to logistics and manufacturing is required.

    In this role, you will:

    • Optimize material flow within facilities

    • Study operations for opportunities to automate both physical and digital processes

    • Lead the physical installation of hardware and conduct workflow/processes validation

    • Participate in i4.0 strategy discussions, RFQ developments and support facility implementations

    • Communicate and present technical concepts to variety of stakeholders

    • Use analysis coupled with simulation and planning to improve operations

    • Create relationships and contribute to international network of peer experts

    As a valued member of our team:

    • You are an enthusiastic learner, curious, love problem-solving and strive to expand and grow your professional skillset

    • You are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can work both independently and within your team

    • You are an excellent communicator, both verbal and written, and comfortable linking technical and non-technical teams together

    • You think strategically, using data to inform your decisions and have a record of delivering results

    • You follow the latest technologies and are not afraid to challenge the status quo to innovate

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Process) or related field with 2+ years industrial automation or logistics/warehouse experience

    • History of work with automated material handling equipment, implementation of robotic systems, and packing technologies

    • In-depth understanding of Lean manufacturing principles or Six Sigma, Kaizen and continual improvement process methodologies

    • Knowledge and experience with:

    • SAP S/4HANA ERP and WMS systems

    • AutoCAD, SolidWorks and related software

    • Microsoft Office Suite (advanced Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

    • Willingness to travel (10-20%)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Proficiency with concepts like system architecture, optimization, material flow planning, system analysis, statistical analysis, and decision making

    • Familiarity with IT system architecture development, network communications, security, and integration of new systems

    • Knowledge and experience with:

    • SQL Databases

    • RPA Software

    • Simulation Modeling tools

    • Relational and NoSQL Databases (Graph, Document, etc.)

    • Scripting experience in modern languages

    Additional Information

    By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. Bosch Rexroth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

    Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.

    BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives.

    • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

    • AWIM (A World In Motion)