Warehouse Automation Engineering Consultant

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Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Laem Chabang, 20, TH

Company: Celestica International Inc.

​Warehouse Automation Engineering Consultant
Req ID: 119473
Remote Position: Hybrid
Region: Asia 
Country: Thailand 
State/Province: Chonburi
City:  Laem Chabang


As part of the Celestica Global Automation team, you are an Engineer that concepts warehouse and delivery automation systems for Celestica’s global requirements, including automated racking systems, automated delivery vehicles, standard delivery methods and stand-alone cells. As an Engineer you bring experience in facilities layout, design concepts, safety and global standards. With this knowledge you are comfortable working in a team environment to concept and build world-class automation equipment. In this role, you will report to the Automation Standards Leader. 

Detailed Description

  • Concept and architect automated warehouse systems and standards that support these systems
  • Analysis of inputs and User Requirements in order to determine feasibility of systems that meet specifications
  • Must be capable of designing systems from sketches or verbal concepts
  • Perform engineering calculations with respect to cycle time, loads, standard packaging types
  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications to determine requirements in the development of equipment to meet specifications
  • Produce working drawings, models and bills of materials for equipment, in collaboration with Suppliers
  • Work with large global logistics integrators to optimize systems from technical information and specifications
  • Analyze designs and systems for compliance to applicable standards (i.e. CE or customer specific)
  • Make recommendations for warehouse systems based on available input and analysis
  • Review drawings for accuracy, material selection, proper machining techniques, finishes, hardness, etc.
  • Communicate all requested design changes to various teams
  • Responsible for communicating progress on tasks
  • Formalize and update drawing documentation
  • Liaise with fabricators, machinists, toolmakers and electricians in the completion of equipment and resolving problems. A working knowledge of common machine shop techniques


  • A working knowledge of common machine shop techniques
  • Must have thorough knowledge of drafting principles  
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD and/or Solidworks
  • Preferred Qualifications: Experience as a Mechanical Engineer with Strong background in Material Handling/Robotics/ automation industry       
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Assist in preparing customer documentation
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety rules and procedures
  • Ability to work in a team environment and actively participate in group meetings safely
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends and or travel as required in varying timelines
  • Ensure scheduled milestones are met

Typical Experience

Minimum 10 years in automation design of logistics and warehouse automation systems concepting large [$1-5+M] projects

Typical Education

Has successfully completed either a University Degree or College Diploma in Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering/Robotics Automation Technology


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).
At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.

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