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Lead Automation Engineer

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Lead Automation Engineer


Target Enterprise, Inc. is seeking a full-time Lead Automation Engineer at our offices in Sunnyvale, CA. The Lead Automation Engineer will contribute to Target’s Automation team, and be instrumental in the design and development of the next generation of Supply Chain Automation. This position requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Mechatronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and 5 years related (progressive, post-baccalaureate) experience. Must also have 12 months of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) using PLC, PC Based controls systems and communication protocols including Ethernet IP, Ethercat, and DeviceNet; (2) defining the requirements and specifications as well as driving the design, development, verification, launch and validation of complex automated distributed solutions at scale; (3) programming, troubleshooting and commissioning robotic systems, vision systems, force sensors, and collaborative grippers; (4) concept development, prototype testing, engineering design and managing the collaboration with Automation suppliers on Automated/Robotics solutions; and (5) utilizing the following tools and technologies: KUKA, ABB, Fanuc, NACHI, EPSON, SIEMENS, Allen Bradley, Phoenix Contact, Beckhoff, RobCAD, RoboGuide, WorkVisual, RobotStudio AutoCAD, TwinCAT3, Keyence, Cognex, INFAIMON, and SICK. Up to 20% of domestic travel required. Please apply online at

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Target will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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