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Project Engineer - Manufacturing Automation

Company: Koch Industries
Location: Conway
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:


Molex creates connections for life by enabling technologies that transform the future and improve lives. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a complete range of connectivity products, services and solutions for the data communications, medical, industrial, automotive and consumer electronics industries.

Molex is seeking a motivated and self-driven Project Engineer to grow with our manufacturing Automation team in the Arkansas Design Center located in Conway, AR. This person will be driving design for new equipment to support New Product Development activities for the Datacom Specialty Solutions product portfolio. This person will be primarily responsible for designing and developing automation equipment to support our manufacturing equipment designs. This Project Engineer will contribute to the design of different stations and modules that may include; pick and place equipment, multi-axis, material transfer equipment, bending and forming, mechanical and laser cutting, welding, soldering, lasers.

This person will support all projects that require design, simulation and testing of automation equipment. This will require a fundamental understanding of: 2D, 3D CAD, testing and validation of design
What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Responsible for 2D and 3D CAD designs of: manufacturing equipment components, assembly, stations, modules and machines.
  • Work with a Senior engineer to support functionality and design of parts to fit in larger assemblies
  • Supports all projects in development which may include product testing, 3D models / 2D drawings, engineering changes and updating technical documents.
  • Work with Project Engineers and cross collaborate with manufacturing plants partners and integration teams
  • Learn and understand end to end manufacturing line and process

    The Experience You Will Bring

    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • At least 2 year of design of custom automation manufacturing equipment or robotics
    • Analytical ability to apply logical reasoning, test assumptions, observes results and makes corrections
    • Experience with 2D and 3D drafting software
    • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

      What Will Put You Ahead

      • Managing design projects from front to end
      • MS Project, SAP, Procurement systems
      • Dealing with external vendors
      • Customer facing experience
      • Design of: pick and place equipment; multi-axis, material transfer experience
      • Design of automated welders, solding, or lasers
      • Bilingual

        Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

        At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
        Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
        This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Conway , Project Engineer - Manufacturing Automation, Engineering , Conway, Arkansas

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