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Senior Automation Engineer

  • St. Joseph, MI

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Exciting Opportunity: Senior Automation Engineer in Saint Joseph, MI! (southwest Michigan)

An exciting opportunity awaits in Saint Joseph, MI, with our long-standing client, the world’s leading wheel producer boasting a legacy of over 350 years of product innovation. They are actively seeking a Senior Automation Engineer to join their dynamic team and contribute to cutting-edge medium to high volume highly engineered manufacturing initiatives set against the scenic backdrop of Lake Michigan.

Why Consider This Role? Our client stands at the forefront of technological leadership, offering unmatched mobility solutions globally. The Senior Automation Engineer role is pivotal, focusing on advancing and implementing new manufacturing automation technologies. As a key team member, you will collaborate with company experts, driving continuous production efforts to maintain the highest standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Automation Strategy: Lead the organization in planning, developing, and executing automation initiatives.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive efficiency in key automation processes, leveraging Lean principles for enhanced material flow.
  • Global Standards: Establish and implement standardized practices for manufacturing labor, machinery, and tooling worldwide.
  • Project Management: Oversee multiple projects, ensuring timely completion and seamless team communication.
  • 25% overnight travel expected: Support multiple manufacturing plants (stamping, injection molding, hardening, assembly, fabrication)


  • Essential: Minimum 2 years’ experience in automation equipment, hands-on familiarity with PLCs, and robotic equipment.
  • Desirable: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Automation, Process Control, Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Science).

What’s Offered: Our client values expertise, fostering a stimulating environment where innovative ideas thrive. Candidates who have interviewed with this client in the past have nearly universally been impressed by the client’s vision, support, and employees.

How to Apply: Explore this opportunity further by visiting or Submit your application and take the first step towards shaping the future of durable goods manufacturing with our client in Saint Joseph, MI.

Join our client’s team and be part of a transformative journey in the world of engineering and manufacturing!

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Forest Recruiting Group

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