Lead Automation Engineer

  • Location: Zimmerman , Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43399

SkyWater is partnering with a growing manufacturing client to help them find a Lead Automation Engineer for their team! Our client is growing at a continuous rate and need someone to lead their Automation department as they expand into a new facility. This person will have a few direct reports while also running day to day automation responsibilities. Provide automation support, implement new processes, oversee building layout and partner with internal teams on projects. 


  • Develop & maintain Automation Processes
  • Lead and manage the Automation department 
  • Partner with internal engineering teams to troubleshoot issues.
  • Utilize six sigma or lean manufacturing principles to improve efficiencies.
  • Write new & edit existing work instructions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Robotics, Automation or similar engineering field 
  • 3+ years of experience as an Automation, Controls or Electrical Engineer (or combination of positions).
  • Experienced with electrical wiring systems 
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing or six sigma principles.

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