Vision / Automation Engineer - Shoreview, MN

Posting Date: 01/07/2019
Closing Date: 03/01/2019
Posting Level: Executive/Senior Level

PaR Systems is a world leader in the design and development cutting edge software, automation and control systems for Aerospace, Life Science, and Marine markets. We are seeking a Vision/Automation Engineer who is experienced with integrating vision systems with automated processes, motion control based on model data, mathematical modeling experience and creating software solutions. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can balance the expectations of our customers with the demands of creating a maintainable quality solution on schedule and within budget.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Work in a multi-discipline team to aid in the collection and validation of system requirements
• Contribute to winning customer proposals which include innovative technical concepts, costing and schedule to successfully deliver the project
• Create automated inspection and guidance solutions using vision and other sensing technology
• Provide hands-on implementation and mentoring
• Maintain knowledge of new vision, automation and sensing technology
• Detailed design specification generation
• Provide internal and on-site integration support
• Aid in the creation of test plans and documentation
• Develop well documented, maintainable solutions
• Work as a committed team member during all phases of development including onsite integration
• Support field service to achieve customer satisfaction

Minimal required experience, skills and background:
• 10 years vision and automation experience, with heavy emphasis placed on relevant and applicable project history
• BS Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other related degree program
• Experience with commercial vision systems (Keyence, Cognex, others,…)
• Automated inspection and automated robotic guidance experience
• PLC, Application and/or vision system programming experience
• Robotic programming background
• Background with mathematical modelling techniques
• Strong organizational and communications skills
• Up to 25% travel
• U.S. Citizen

Desired experience, skills and background:
• Experience with product development lifecycle
• CAD/CAM Experience
• Experience with Phase-Gate process
• Mathematical modeling background
• MS degree

Opportunities at PaR:
This position offers the opportunity to join a rapidly growing high technology company. PaR is a privately held corporation with a demonstrated ability through continuous innovation and new product development to grow profitably and to add to that growth with focused acquisitions. As indicated in the attached values, our hiring and our performance reviews are based on a strong adherence to long standing company values, tied to personal values such as integrity, teamwork, and open communication, and a passion for customers and product excellence. Interest in sophisticated products that improve our customer’s businesses is a must. We have maintained an excellent blend of small company speed, efficiency, and dedication to customer satisfaction and employee success, while implementing ever higher standards of excellence, which has produced a successful technology company with very low turnover. We are working daily to maintain these elements at PaR.

• Integrity & Honesty: It is who we are and what we do every day that makes us proud to be part of PaR Systems.
• Customer Driven: We can best meet our client's needs by delivering innovative, high quality solutions as partners.
• Growth Oriented: Through continuous innovation, we strive to be the leader in our fields and grow profitably.
• Individual Responsibility: Our corporate success occurs with each individual taking personal responsibility for being the best at his/her job and working together to safely meet client's needs.
• Open Communication: We demonstrate our respect for one another and our customers through consistent, forthright, and open communications.
• Developing Our People: The success of the individual and of PaR Systems is a shared responsibility and occurs as each person grows through continual development.
• Stretch: We will always strive to exceed customer expectations, and our goals for continuous business improvements.

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