automation engineer


Automation engineers research, design, and develop applications and systems for the automation of the production process. They implement technology and reduce, whenever applicable, human input to reach the full potential of industrial robotics. Automation engineers oversee the process and ensure all systems run safely and smoothly.

Alternative label

  • automated systems specialist

  • engineer in automated systems

  • agricultural automation engineer

  • specialist in automated systems

  • automation systems engineer

  • automated systems engineer

  • engineer in automation

  • specialist in automation systems

  • manufacturing engineer in automation

  • engineer in automation systems

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