Automation Engineer - Aerospace

If you would love to be part of a company that is poised for substantial growth with opportunities for career advancement, then working for CPP may be the right fit for you! Join a results-oriented workplace that strives for success through innovation, collaboration, and teamwork.  Employment starts at $65k + depending upon experience  

Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) Chittenango is an investment casting foundry that specializes in complex aerospace & gas turbine components. With a stable business model and competitive compensation & benefits, CPP is a great option to consider as you look to make your next career move.

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  • Weekly Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plans
  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunity
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Emphasis on Employee Engagement
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Major Responsibilities
  • Provide engineering support to the Facilities group, troubleshoot PLC control problems, advance the state of program development and management, and work with team members in developing new methods of manufacturing in the casting industry. 
  • Develop and improve manufacturing processes through application of automated equipment.
  • Develop an automated method to keep all equipment and computer programs upgraded and current.
  • Work with the Maintenance personnel to understand the root cause of automation-related failures.
  • Develop within the Maintenance department a basic understanding of higher-level automation troubleshooting
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of computer programming and software development.
  • Has the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests.
  • Possesses creative thinking skills and is a detail-oriented personality.
  • Can communicate well to other members of the development team.
  • Works with cross functional teams to develop new control methods, giving Operations what is needed.
  • Interprets controls needs of mechanical designs.
  • Assure automation standard for new equipment.
  • Research supplier products for the best fit for an existing problem.
  • Assist Production engineering in problem solving of quality issues as it relates to controls capability.
  • Eliminate waste and elevate the productivity using Lean Manufacturing program.
  • Participate in the startup of new equipment.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (BSEE or BS-Mechatronics preferred)
  • Experience:  5+ years’ work experience in manufacturing environment. Preference to Investment Casting Experience.
  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • PLC and HMI programming is preferred. Rockwell Software preferred.
  • Ignition is a must. Configuring and designing HMI/SCADA systems is preferred. Python a plus.
  • Familiar with Motion Control and Vision.  Robot experience is a plus. Fanuc preferred.
  • SQL server database maintenance and queries is a must. MSSQL preferred.
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving: Able to act in solving problems with exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues. 
  • Experience and skill in troubleshooting control systems. 

About Us
Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) is an industry-leading manufacturer of highly engineered components and sub-assemblies, supplying the commercial aerospace, military and industrial markets with small-to-large “function critical” products. CPP provides its customers with a “total solution” source, taking them from concept to finished product with one of the broadest and most diverse product offerings in the industry. More information about our company can be found at:

Sponsorship is not available for this role. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US on a permanent and consistent basis without company sponsorship now and in the future.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

It is the policy of CPP Corporation to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and any legislation on Equal Employment Opportunity. CPP Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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