Electrical Engineer – Automated Systems Integration (1030 views)

Lexington, KY, Kentucky

Electrical Engineer – Automated Systems Solutions & Capital Equipment

Lexington, KY

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about a career in Manufacturing and Automation? Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions is an international recruiting firm with offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Japan. Our services are based on the needs of our clients and we connect them with qualified candidates in these fields. Activ8 has an excellent track record in placing candidates in long-term, direct-hire positions as well as temporary positions that fit the needs of both the client and the job seeker.

An International Manufacturing Company is searching for an Automation Engineer for their facility in Lexington, KY. The ideal candidate will be skilled in Manufacturing Automation, Controls, Sensors and Hands-on Equipment Optimization.


Upgrade automated equipment and commission new equipment and machine controls
Program automated machinery using Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) and configure Human Machine Interface (HMI)
Program Robotic equipment for Production, Assembly, Material-Handling and Painting
Train technicians and maintenance on procedures for repair and preventative maintenance of equipment
Install and program sensors and scanners for Automated Equipment
Tune servo motors and Robotic Actuators for manipulating robotic arms
Create equipment specifications for Robots, and other automated equipment
Provide support for researching, purchasing and installing new automated systems
Special projects as assigned as needed


Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar control systems related field, Advanced degree preferred
Understanding of Sensors, Robotics, Complex Mechanical designs and various controls for automated systems
Skilled with programming and troubleshooting PLC, HMI (MMI), and robotic equipment
Experience with programming and tuning Servo Motors, as well as Electronic Sensors Integration
Excellent communication skills and ability to work alone or with a team
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Salary: $65k + Comprehensive Benefits & Incentives

We screen ALL Candidates to verify the validity of each applicant. Upon submitting your resume, we will contact only those candidates that we deem qualified for our client. If we do not contact you, we do not see the fit for the position. If we are unable to reach you in a reasonable time frame, you will be eliminated from the pool of potential candidates. All offers are contingent on successful passing of criminal background / Social Security verification.

This position is required to work in a manufacturing environment facility. When in the plant, the worker is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hard hats, steel toe safety shoes, and safety glasses are required in all production areas.

“Direct applicants only.”

“We do not accept any resumes from any third party organizations or other recruiters.”

LocationLexington, KY
PositionElectrical Engineer – Automated Systems Solutions & Capital Equipment
Visa Support No
Employment Type Full-time
Job Order Number25192 CM0
Experience (Years)3
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