With a surge in the growth of Engineering as a popular career choice in India, graduate Engineers find ample varieties of job profiles available to them. One such tempting job- profile is Automation Engineering.
An Automation Engineer is expected to employ technology for the following tasks:
Analyzing, perfecting, improving, streamlining, and automating manufacturing
Designing, creating, programming, and simulating automation equipment
Running tests on equipment (automated machinery), studying the results, and making adjustments, if required
Delivering automated solutions for software processes (in the IT sector)
Pay-package of an Automation Engineer:
4.7 lakhs per annum (INR), on average.
The candidate must mandatorily have a B.Tech.(M.Tech. is optional) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a similar stream related to the job. The degree must be from a recognized College/University.
Besides, the following skills are preferred:
Data management experience
Specialist experience in various fields
Strong IT skills and technical experience
Engineering knowledge with coding and software development skills is often required
Types of Automation:
Some of the Leading Industrial Automation Companies:
Danaher Industrial Ltd
Emerson Process Management
Honeywell Process Solutions
And many more
So, if you are someone with the apt technical skills and an ambition to embark on a career in a technological sector, then Automation Engineering will definitely not fail you as a promising career option.