Smart Manufacturing Technologist

Hartford, CT 06053

Post Date: 05/02/2018 Job ID: 7342 Category: Other Area(s)

Our client is a vibrant, diverse, global growth Fortune 250 company, recognized as one of the most innovative and sustainable companies in the world.

Our client is opening a state of the art Advanced Manufacturing Incubator to accelerate its global Industry 4.0 “ Smart Factory” initiative across the entire organization. The “ Manufactory,” a 23, 000-square foot facility, will serve as a hub for the latest advancements in IoT, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, 3-D printing, robotics and advanced materials. This team will set the overall vision and strategy for the company’ s Industry 4.0 initiative and supply the resources and expertise necessary to serve as the epicenter for the latest technologies and processes with respect to Industry 4.0.

Smart Manufacturing Technologist

Responsibilities include:
  • Partnering with internal and external stakeholders to identify manufacturing technology opportunities and gather requirements to analyze, understand, and document business processes in detail for assessing feasibility
  • Creating and maintaining solution, and technical and training documentation
  • Ensuring quality of coded components by performing thorough testing
  • Developing scalable and efficient technologies with reusable materials, tools or processes that can be leveraged across different plant/facility deployments
  • Creating and documenting test procedures and scenarios prior to launching User Acceptance Testing (“ UAT”)
  • Supporting existing processes and implementing change requirements as part of a structured change control process
  • Problem-solving issues that arise in day-to-day running of technology processes and provide timely responses and solutions as required
  • Supporting daily administration of the production environment

Required Experience includes:
  • Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following with more than one area strongly preferred: AGV, Vision, Cyber Phys, Robotics, Bots, Blockchain, Edge Devices 
  • Bachelor’ s degree required – preferred college degree in computer science, engineering, or technology
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in a relevant area of technology engineering
  • Experience with activities, tasks, practices and deliverables for assessing and documenting business opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of potential applications.
  • Experience in developing macros or tools
  • Experience with any ERP systems (e.g., SAP)
  • Experience in continuous improvement (Lean / Six-Sigma) preferred
  • Experience with systems development life cycle and structured programming methods (both traditional and agile), including requirements definition, solution design, program development, testing, documentation, training, deployment, operations, support and maintenance
  • Experience working with third-party service providers

Required Skills:
  • Excellent facilitation skills working with both internal and external parties
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, articulate, speaks, and writes English well
  • Self-starter, comfortable working in a busy and dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Knows how to prioritize requests effectively and efficiently and work with a sense of urgency
  • Proactive, persistent and dependable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Creative and flexible

About JDC Group
JDC Group is a technology recruiting and staffing company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2005, we connect exceptional technology talent with successful companies all over North America to form productive teams. We were voted one of Atlanta’ s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® and named one of Inc. 5000’ s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. To learn more about us, please visit
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