Senior Electromechanical Engineer, Automation Manufacturing

AP Professionals
September 11, 2023
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AP Professionals of Rochester has partnered with a local manufacturing company in search of a Senior Electromechanical Engineer to work in their automation manufacturing department. The Mechanical/Design Engineer is responsible for leading moderately complex projects to support OEE within Finishing Manufacturing. Specifies and develops new manufacturing equipment and/or design improvements to existing equipment and employs automation where feasible and practical. Able to coach/train junior Engineers and technicians on the engineering process and design theory.


  • Take a leadership role or actively participate in ongoing machine OEE enhancement initiatives.
  • Contribute to significant capital projects by engaging in design reviews, suggesting enhancements, leading collaborative sessions, and providing valuable input to the project manager.
  • Create User Requirement Specification (URS) documents for automated equipment.
  • Assist Maintenance and Technicians in resolving mechanical issues with current automated equipment.
  • Uphold FDA and cGMP compliance standards for oneself, the team, and vendors.
  • Execute tasks in accordance with all relevant local, state, and federal regulatory agencies, including FDA, EPA, OSHA, DEP, and DEA.
  • Fulfill other job-related responsibilities as assigned.


A Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, with 5-7 years of practical experience, or a Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience.


At least 5 years of hands-on experience in a role focused on automated manufacturing support or automation development.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in a role focused on automated manufacturing support or automation development.
  • Proficiency in both electrical and mechanical systems, with a proven track record in troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a results-oriented environment.
  • Leadership skills and the capability to lead teams and meet project deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time, with occasional periods of up to 80%. Some international travel may be required.
  • Preferred:
  • Previous experience working in an FDA-regulated Medical Device Manufacturing Facility, with a solid understanding of FDA and ISO regulations.
  • Direct, hands-on experience with motor drive systems, process control systems, manufacturing equipment, and vision systems.
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