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Manufacturing Automation Engineer Job in Marion, Ohio US

Manufacturing Automation Engineer


Posted: 4/14/2021 - Expires: 7/13/2021

Job ID: 226249937


Job Description

Manufacturing Automation Engineer
                Marion, OH 43302, USA
                Req #7292

                    Wednesday, April 14, 2021

                    Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Manufacturing Engineer - Automation Facilitator - Silverline - Marion OH Facility


Responsible for developing, implementing and documenting manufacturing process improvements  with a particular emphasis on Automation and Robotics.

Implements new processes and technologies to accommodate new product introductions, product enhancements, increase capacity, improve safety and efficiency, and reduce costs.

Responsible and accountable to ensure that all assigned project resource personnel coordinate their activities with other project participants and key stakeholders to ensure that the project requirements are successfully satisfied.

Identifies manufacturing, product design, and equipment deficiencies.  Works to get them addressed and initiates appropriate corrective actions.

Aligns manufacturing processes to Demand Flow Technology (DFT) concepts and ideals. 


Develops project plans establishing project goals, required resources, budgets, and timelines.

Manages capital projects: Includes the writing of Capital Appropriation Requests, obtaining vendor quotations, closing out completed projects, managing cash flow, and insuring adherence to budgets.

Coordinates with the plant teams on project work and process concerns.

Requires extensive regular contact with key project stakeholders.

Reports out to the Performance Engineer Manager.

Accountable for the successful completion and performance of assigned projects.

Develops all necessary process documentation (i.e. FMEAs Control Plans, capability studies, flow analysis, etc.)

Implements equipment designs and enhancements to improve safety, quality, productivity, and capacity.

Using management skills, establish relationships with vendors to keep equipment updated and current with latest technology and improvements.

Develop process and project documentation to include capability studies, project charts, CAD, equipment layouts, Pareto analysis, cost reduction studies, and others as assigned or appropriate.

Reviews product and equipment designs to ensure the safety of the associates and the quality of the process.

Work to assure compliance with governmental rules, codes, standards, regulations, and with industry standards. (i.e. OSHA, EPA, RCRA, UST's, CERCLA, SARA, DOT, and other as applicable).

Use root cause analysis techniques to lead focused problem solving efforts for implementing safety, quality, and productivity improvements 

Coordinates with the plant maintenance team on maintenance/equipment issues; maintenance records; coordinating repairs; purchases of major equipment.

Troubleshoots and resolves complex equipment and process issues, diagnosing technical problems and identifying short, and long-term solutions.

Assesses existing processes for areas of improvement utilizing Pareto analysis, designed experiments techniques, capability studies, etc.

Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a related technical degree of equivalent education.


Four or more years of experience in manufacturing engineering with a solid demonstrated record of achievement in Automation/Robotics, improving manufacturing operations through appropriate Automation and use of Lean principles. 

Strong Electrical and Machine Controls experience are a must.

AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Project, Excel, Word, & Power Point).

Demonstrated experience in project management.  PMP training or certification would be a plus. 

Equipment specification, evaluation, and installation experience.


Self-motivated and team oriented. 

Safety and quality minded. 

Organized and detail oriented. 

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work with multiple discipline projects.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project. AutoCAD preferred. 


            Position requires occasional travel as needed (5-10% is typical).



Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone  Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These  individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

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                    Marion, OH 43302, USA


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Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

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Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Bachelor's degree
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