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Automation Engineer

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Our rapidly growing technology company is hiring! For over two decades, Advanced Powder Products, Inc. (APP) has been developing and manufacturing complex net-shape components using metal injection molding (MIM) and 3D metal printing technologies for the medical, industrial and defense industries. Our proprietary technologies, ProtoMIM® and Printalloy® position APP as the first choice for some of the largest original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in the country. We design, engineer and produce metal components that improve the performance of our clients’ medical devices, hand tools, defense, and sporting goods.

At APP, we realize that we are only as good as our people. For that reason, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, 401k with company match, profit sharing, medical, dental, vision, long term and short-term disability life and AD&D insurance.

Guided by four core values, we tackle complex challenges and push the boundaries of the industry. We encourage fun. We strive for excellence. We foster accountability. We promote transparency. As we continue to grow, APP looks to hire self-driven individuals who move fast and think big. We are just getting started!


Job Characteristics:

  • Position centers around developing new ideas, systems and technology, along with analyzing and improving on old ones
  • High aptitude for robotics, conveyance, feed systems and automation devices
  • Mechanical aptitude required with ability to program robotics and/or vision systems

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow the standards of ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 International Standards
  • Work with manufacturing and engineering teams to identify automation opportunities
  • Design, build and maintain automation equipment in facility to support manufacturing
  • Develop maintenance procedures for automation
  • Create and maintain all training and work instructions for equipment in area of responsibility


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, electromechanical preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing setting
  • PLC and robotics training
  • Vision system training is a plus

Advanced Powder Products provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.