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Engineer - Global Automation & Innovation

As an Engineer – Global Automation & Innovation at syncreon in Carlisle, PA you will be responsible for supporting the company's future and existing operations around the world. You will be responsible for ensuring that technologies and processes are running as planned, having access to all tools, and collaborating with solution and site teams.  You will also help support and shape the design of our solutions as someone with a strong technical background in automation, and you will have an impact on our technology and engineering decisions. You will Support us in developing a strong culture, facilitating automation implementation, and working with us to constantly improve the way we work. In this position, you will be supporting our global solutions team with automation and Innovation.

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Support in the design, development, and implementation of automation solutions to optimize warehouse and logistics operations, including material handling, sorting, and transportation systems.
  • Support feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses to evaluate the impact of automation on operations and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that automation solutions meet operational requirements, safety standards, and regulatory compliance.
  • Work with the Solutions Engineering team and third-party integrators to design automation into future solutions in response to customer requests for proposals (RFPs), and be able to challenge integrators from the concept to the design level.
  • Ability to become a recognized engineering technology specialist for warehouse automation technologies such as AMRs, Drones, robotics and ACR with overall responsibility for developing design methodologies in this area
  • knowledge of computer vision and image processing algorithms: Candidate should have some experience in the design, development, and implementation of computer vision and image processing algorithms.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for automation systems, including hardware, software, and control systems.
  • Support in staying up-to-date with the latest automation technologies and trends and identify opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Work as a liaison between vendors and the full cross-functional project teams while engaging and managing vendors for technical elements of projects from the conception phase through the execution phase.
  • Support global automation and Innovation program.
  • Gather, review, and analyze logistics and operational system data with data analytical tools to support automation projects.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for improving, simplifying, and automating warehouse processes.
  • Support in the development and maintenance of documentation, such as functional specifications, test plans, and user manuals, for automation systems and processes.


Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's / master’s degree in Industrial, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Some experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining automation systems in a warehouse or logistics environment through internships, coursework, or other relevant experience.
  • Basic knowledge of automation technologies, including robotics, conveyors, sortation systems, and warehouse management systems (WMS).
  • Basic Knowledge of analytical tools, methodologies and techniques, such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and data science, SQL, Python. Expert knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications is required.
  • Basic Knowledge of camera hardware, lenses multi-camera calibration, lighting etc.
  • Basic Knowledge of industrial robots, Preferably Fanuc, ABB or KUKA
  • Basic Knowledge of simulating for industrial robots and cobots.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including operations, IT, and management, to develop and implement automation solutions.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Occasionally willing to travel up to 25%


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
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