Why join us?
Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of MillerKnoll means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows MillerKnoll to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone.
Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
As a Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, you'll strategically help transform our facilities in North America and other international facilities. Under minimal supervision and in a leading capacity, you will design, implement, test, and support AGVs-Automated Guided Vehicles, AMRs-Autonomous Mobile Robots, Automated Storage and Retrieval Solutions, and other Robotics integrations. In this role, you'll collaborate in a highly agile team to define, develop, and automate mobility and robotic capabilities/ strategies and implement corresponding deliverables.
Deploy mobility solutions (AGVs, AMRs, Conveyance, and AS/RS).
Integrate robotic cells for manufacturing.
Manage capital procurement projects for manufacturing equipment updates and installations.
Develop and implement electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery.
Install and provide technical support for PLC-based hardware and software.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Electrical engineering knowledge/background is a plus.
Experience with AGV or AMR or Robotics is required.
5+ Years of hands-on experience in integrating and deploying automation/robotic systems in manufacturing.
3+ years of specialty engineering experience in robotics automation, including PLC programming and robotic programming experience.
Database experience, including SQL query knowledge a plus.
Experienced in manufacturing processes including but not limited to machine fabrication, finishing, assembly, and material handling.
Strong interpersonal skills, follow-up skills, and the ability to lead without direct authority.
Excellent project management skills.
Knowledgeable in Lean principles and application.
Must be able to assess process concepts and determine where continuous improvement opportunities exist.
Must be able to communicate effectively with people at various levels, including production, engineering, and management.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
Additional Skills and Abilities*
Working knowledge of AB PLC controls and programming.
Functional knowledge in a programming language such as Linux, C++/Java/Python.
WIFI network infrastructure and security knowledge and experience preferred.
Design system layouts and determine operational requirements to generate a detailed system flow.
Perform all required calculations to validate system throughput and workability.
Function as a key engineering leader on a wide variety of material-handling solutions projects.
Management of all project phases such as opportunity evaluation, research of solutions, concept design, proof of concept, specification development through RFQs, integration supplier selection, technical reviews, and solution qualification.
Ability to incorporate mechanical, electrical, and programming elements of the integration. Support full project lifecycle, from inception to completion.
Familiar with the use and programming of robots (Fanuc preferred).
Proficient in AutoCAD 2D.
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above represent the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Must be able to perform all essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Our values speak to our shared beliefs. They describe how we live our purpose through the way we lead, the way we see one another, and the way we approach our work.
We are difference-makers,reflects our commitments to creating places that matter, to being a good neighbor in our communities, and to using business as a force for good.
We are all extraordinary,is our statement about the worth of individuals and our commitment to helping everyone reach their full potential.
We are better together, demonstrates how challenging one another, making room for everyone, and working and winning as one makes us stronger.
Who We Hire?
Simply put, we hire everyone. MillerKnoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities.