Teledyne Technologies

Manufacturing Automation Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne Impulse
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella. Each Teledyne Marine company is a leader in its respective field, with a shared commitment to providing premium products backed by unparalleled service and support.


As part of the Teledyne Marine group, Teledyne Impulse designs and manufactures highly reliable electrical and optical interconnection systems for a broad range of harsh environment applications. We specialize in dry mateable, wet mateable, and underwater mateable standard products, as well as custom product interconnect solutions. From miniature underwater sensor connectors to large vehicle systems, Teledyne Impulse has created many innovative connection solutions.


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Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  

Position Summary and Responsibilities

General Overview

This position will play a lead role in identifying and implementing automation and robotic projects that will lead to optimal and cost-effective manufacturing processes. Working under general supervision, this individual will conduct methodical reviews of existing processes in order to improve quality, consistency of the build processes, throughput, and lead times. Support new product introductions by working with the design engineers and other manufacturing engineers to develop documentation, fixtures, BOMs and automation processes that ensure product quality and manufacturability.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews existing operations and processes and determines best opportunities for automation.
  • Standardizes processes throughout production focusing on use of automation and robotics.
  • Develops and implements automation and robotics projects to increase efficiency and improve product quality.
  • Assists manufacturing associates and technicians with production issues and processes.
  • Performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes and determine production costs.
  • Designs, implements, and trains associates and technicians in new methods, products, tooling, work instructions, etc.
  • Implements "Lean" techniques and processes into operations and throughout the organization.
  • Evaluates effects of product design changes and challenges engineering designs when required.
  • Supports, problem solves, and creates better methods, processes, and tooling in soldering, molding, and manual assembly work centers.
  • Review of sales orders for determining work instruction, tooling, equipment, and capacity needs.
  • Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or similar discipline plus a minimum of three (3) years of related experience. Degree in Automation, Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Experience implementing robot automation required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Successful background working with teams.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have strong computer and technical skills.
  • Experience with SolidWorks a plus.
  • Must possess U.S. citizenship or be a "U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident “Green Card holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a ”Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)

Physical/Mental Demands

The physical/Mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Requires frequent sitting and repetitive movements of the wrist, hands and/or fingers.
  • Occasional standing, walking, twisting & bending at the neck/waist, stooping or kneeling, pushing/pulling.
  • Occasional lifting/moving/carrying items up to 50lbs.
  • Requires clear vision, ability to identify and distinguish colors, and clear hearing.
  • Ability to reach below and above shoulder level.

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