Regional Automation Engineering SME at Jabil Inc. in Florence, Kentucky

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world – it’s our reason for being and the guiding force that’s driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet.  Whether we’re serving one of the world’s biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.

The purpose of the job is to lead the design and execution of automation engineering projects in the area of expertise, e.g., mechanical, electrical, electronics, software application. The Lead Automation Design Engineer leads and oversees the work of a team of design engineers to ensure project requirements, specification, plan, design and installation are achieved. Position is responsible for design of automation equipment to ensure stipulated specification and requirements are met, and delivered within budget and on time. Position supports Senior Manager of Automation in design of automation equipment.


  • Leads and oversees the work of a group of Automation Design Engineers.

  • Reviews and approves design drawings, user manual and installation manual.

  • Works closely with Project Manager/Engineer to meet project time line and budget.

  • Leads the team in review, understanding and interpretation of requirements to ensure all specifications are integrated into the design of automation equipment.

  • Leads design engineers in review of design and manufacturability of design.

  • Ensures all engineering times are logged into JP2 and correspondent to the projects

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



  • Expert knowledge in the mechanical/electronics/electrical/software application engineering.

  • Expert knowledge in the EMS industries.

  • Expert knowledge in automation design and installation.


  • BS in Mechanical or Electronics/Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum 8-10 years of working experiences in automation equipment design and installation

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

  • Supports the needs of the sites within the region.

  • Drives projects across regional sites that enable process improvements and cost savings.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.