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Automation Engineer

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000039457


Automation Engineer

Location: Batu Kawan, Penang
We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.


· Development & design of automation concepts

· Responsible for generating technical documentations

· Work closely with automation team , sustaining team and suppliers in executing the deliverables

·  Perform RCA and drive for solutions

· Develop electrical design, schematics and drawings in AutoCAD

· Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements (e.g. SolidWorks)

· Research supplier products for assembly components

· Help establish new and maintain existing standards

· Develop electrical bill of materials

· Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per application specifications

· Check quality of assemblers and technicians work and respond to inquiries during assembly

· Work with Sales Engineers to provide input with quote preparation as required Software

· Design and develop software applications based on given requirements and specifications

 · Understand client requirements for GUI/communication interface, networking and create specifications based on these requirements

· Review, repair and redesign legacy code

· Troubleshoot issues with existing company installed systems

· Write user manuals to communicate functionality of company developed programs

· Technical writing including Software Management Plan (e.g. SDS, SRS, Test Plan, Traceability



· BA/BS degree in engineering or related discipline

· 5+ years of experience in the automation industry

· Proficient in Design/Drafting Tools AutoCAD and SolidWorks

· Programming Logic Controllers (PLC) (e.g. Allen-Bradley, Siemens)

· Configuring and designing HMI/OIT systems (e.g. Allen Bradley, National Instruments, Maple Systems) · Familiar with Industry Standards UL and CE

· Familiar with Vision Systems (e.g. Cognex, Keyence)

· Familiar with various Motion Controllers/Actuators (e.g. IAI, Yasakawa)

· Experience and skill in troubleshooting control system issues

Western Digital, HGST, and SanDisk offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.