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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/09/2018

Automation Engineer

Bridgeport, USA


Job Description

Automation Engineer/Computer Programmer - Position located in Monroe, CT

Northeast Laser is a leading provider of laser processing services and medical components and assemblies to a wide range of customers throughout the United States and internationally. The company develops and implements leading edge part specific manufacturing processes utilizing such high-tech manufacturing tools as rapid prototyping, automation, PLCs, robotics and vision systems.

Value Proposition

  • The company offers a uniquely friendly and supportive environment
  • Strongly encourages its employees to learn and grow in their careers.
  • The company offers its eligible employees medical benefits, a 401K with a profit sharing plan, and paid time off.

Northeast Laser has an immediate opening for an automation engineer/computer programmer at our facility in Monroe, CT. Working in a team environment, this individual will help design, build, program, validate, and document automated manufacturing equipment to meet customer requirements.


  • Communicate internally and with customers regarding program objectives, input and output requirements.
  • Prepares flow chart diagrams to communicate project requirements and programming sequences.
  • Codes flow chart sequences into computer language.
  • Validates program operation through testing using validation protocols.
  • Prepares instructions for program operation.
  • Implement programs or programmed equipment on the factory floor.
  • Specify electronic components for industrial control (sensors, drives, output devices).
  • Assemble and test electrical control cabinetry.
  • Create Detailed design specifications for computer and automated systems
  • Support and troubleshoot equipment, programs, and processes already in production.

Desired Skills, Talents and Qualifications:

  • Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent degree/experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years hands-on engineering/programming experience.
  • Experience with PLCs, servo and other motion controls, pneumatics, sensors, etc.
  • Solid modeling/CAD/CAM experience a plus (SolidWorks)
  • Hands on experience with electrical assembly, debug and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with, C #, required. Ladder logic and C++ experience a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.


“Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Individual with Disabilities are encouraged to apply”

Company Description
Northeast Laser & Electropolish transitioned from a tiny startup in a well-defined niche to grow 70 fold in less than 25 years with teamwork, smart hiring, and strategic moves into technologies, services and markets.

Role: Automation Engineer
Job Type:
Location: Bridgeport,

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