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Associate Automation Engineer


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  2184
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.





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Associate Automation Engineer



Automation Engineering



Manager, Automation Engineering



With direct supervision, plan and perform engineering, design, and other technical/administrative tasks involved in the concept, development, construction, and installation of equipment and processes.



  • Participates as a member of a cross-functional project team.
  • Assists/Conducts design and development of new products, manufacturing equipment, process specifications and test methods.
  • Assists/Conducts the development of prototypes, pilot lines and production equipment designs and specifications.
  • Assists/Conducts testing and validation of designs and equipment.
  • Assists/Conducts research on equipment or process as required.
  • Provides technical support to global RD&E and Manufacturing to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • Publish and maintain engineering documentation.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Basic ME fundamentals and principles of manufacturing knowledge.
  • Basic mechanism and equipment design experience utilizing CAD solid modeling software.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Robotics experience preferred.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • MS Office proficiency.



  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities.  This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating incidents as directed by your supervisor.
  • Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Review Material Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.



  • Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control. 
  • Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions. 
  • Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.



This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date of this description was prepared.  It is a general guideline for managers and employees, but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list of all the elements of the job.  Management reserves the right to modify the description at any time, or to vary the duties and responsibilities of the job on a temporary or indefinite basis to meet production, scheduling or staffing needs.



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford