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Flextronics International

Automation Project Engineer

Flextronics International - Buffalo Grove, IL

Job Description:

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at


Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing


Public Company




2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

Company Size

: 10,001 employees


Job Description

The Automation Project Engineer

will be based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

. In this position, you will be responsible for working with a team of cross functional experts in the delivery of customer focused products and services. You will support the development and implementation of project deliverables and assist engineering team with technical challenges, organization, planning, scheduling and budgets.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

Intense collaboration

Passionate customer focus

Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

Provide technical support as needed throughout projects.

Demonstrate ability to take on engineering projects and follow them through to completion on schedule and within budget.

Assist in tracking relevant metrics and drive action items based on results.

Provide support, knowledge and expertise in high volume manufacturing principles.

Participate as needed in interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of all commitments made relative to product development timelines, delivery, quality and the required business metrics.

Assist in the coordination of product life cycle activities as needed throughout the project.

Monitor and track that project and program deliverables are met.

Be responsible for maintaining excellent customer relations with both new and existing customers.

Knowledgeable in injection molding operations, mold and assembly automation validation procedures.

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

1 to 5 years’ experience in Project Management, automated manufacturing and/or high-volume manufacturing.

Knowledgeable in manufacturing methods and capabilities and able to apply this knowledge to projects assigned to the automation group.

Intermediate to advanced Excel skills with spreadsheet models, databases and look-up formulations.

Automation and Tooling Experience.

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

Knowledgeable in manufacturing techniques, injection molding, product engineering, high-volume manufacturing and/or mechatronics.

Prior experience working in an engineering department.

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

Life Insurance

Matching 401K


Tuition Reimbursement

Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

Design & Technology

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5 days 15 hours ago

Flextronics International

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Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Company Profile:
At Flextronics, impossible is where breakthrough begins. As a socially-responsible, global leader in design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, Flextronics is unique in its ability to provide end-to-end solutions through its innovative and proprietary systems — all to enhance customer competitiveness and success. Working across four business groups and several business units, Flextronics is able to unleash the full potential of the world’s most valuable brands and new ventures.