Automation & Systems Integration Engineer

Greenville, SC
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At GF, we see our company as a forward-thinking leader in our field. Since 1802, we have been embracing innovations and sustainable solutions of the highest quality that add value to people’s lives around the globe.

Main Tasks

  • Collaborate effectively with the sales team to provide technical offers and quotations on automation systems, either on a stand-alone basis or combined with GFMS or other OEM equipment.
  • Support the sales management efforts in expanding the automation market and help to streamline the sales process protocol on automation orders.
  • Provide product updates and education to all OEM’s on the integration and automation technology solutions.
  • Identify new opportunities for automation and design new automation processes.
  • Research cost reduction possibilities of automation installation and implementation. Provide technical support and product training to Sales Managers and Distributors and travel with the sales team when needed.
  • Interface with customers on automation projects and provide technical overview and support on all automation installations.
  • Develop and maintain clear and accurate documentation of automation equipment or processes.
  • Assist with trade show activities, including presentations, demonstrations, and preparation of product information.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in automation, process control, or engineering; and three to five years related experience and/or training, preferably in a machine tool or manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior knowledge of automation and tooling systems and processes.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Systems, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Projects. Proficiency with CAD and Solid Works Software is required.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret documents such as processes and procedures, technical publications, and legal, financial, and sales documents. Effectively communicate ideas, both written and verbal, to customers, management, or employees of the organization.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot situations as they arise using strong conceptual thinking abilities. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in various forms with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position may require the Automation & Systems Integration Engineer to work irregular hours and regularly travel to customer sites, trade shows, or other company locations both nationally and internationally.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.

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560 Bond Street
60069 Lincolnshire
United States
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Who we are

GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machine tools, diverse technical solutions and services to manufacturers of precision molds and tooling and of tight-tolerance, precision-machined components. The key segments we serve include the aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, information and communications technology (ICT) and electronics industries.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
Should you need accommodation in the completion of your application, please contact Human Resources at (847)913-5300