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Cost & Concept Automation Engineer

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Job ID: JRAP21200
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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As a Cost & Concept Automation Engineer II, you will develop an accurate budget and project quote outlining key concept points, sequence of operations and mechanical descriptions for custom automated systems.  This is a role for a creative engineer who enjoys customer interaction and problem solving.  You will lead quoting projects of 2 to 4 weeks duration. 
In this hybrid role, you will have some workspace flexibility: onsite 3 days a week at our facility in Ogden, Utah and enables you to work from home 2 days a week.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Generate conceptual solutions and mechanical designs for custom automated systems.  
  • Interact with customers throughout the requirements/discovery phase, concept generation, cost development, and presentation of the proposal.
  • Develop a comprehensive quote package that addresses all customer requirements and leverages JR Automation capabilities.
  • Collaborate with the sales and engineering management teams to ensure technical alignment.
  • Present concepts to customers highlighting competitive advantages.

Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive.  It is, however, intended to be a guideline for activities.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field or related industry experience or equivalent experience. Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering would be ideal.
  • 5 + years of industry experience leading successful projects (preferably in the automation industry)
  • Experience in quoting, sales, and/or customer interaction
Skills You'll Have:
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Design skills using Solidworks
  • Up to 25% travel to customer sites

Company Overview

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment. We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry. Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us!


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