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Machinery Automation PM

Job Description

SolarEdge is a top global leader, manufacturing smart energy solutions. The company's broad range of products encompasses intelligent inverter and storage systems & revolutionary EV charger; by doing that, we are changing the way electricity is being produced and consumed around the world.

SolarEdge is looking for an experienced Automation Project Manager with a strong background in automation and engineering to join our Automation Development Team.

You will be an integral member of a dynamic team responsible for End To End process: leading new automated lines and standalone machines development to installation with subcontractors, automation system design, automation DFM and automation infrastructure requirements.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead projects from definition to implementation including: Development, System Definition, Infrastructure, negotiation, operational requirements definition and documentation, installation and delivery to mass production.
  • Execute design changes in the automatic lines, prepare technical documentation
  • Install and deploy new systems and peripherals as required, liaising with external vendors and service contractors as appropriate
  • Proactively manage and support the existing automation lines and machines for optimal performance and minimized downtime
  • Prepare RFQs (Request for Quotes) and Technical Specifications and Maintenance Documentation
  • Identify available “of the shelf” available solutions that can support production needs
  • Initiate Engineering Changes (ECOs) related to automation
  • Collaborate with R&D, Engineering, External Technical Resources to provide comprehensive support of Automation Systems and Technologies
  • Vendors management
  • Provide Engineering support on all technical issues related to automation
  • Systematic troubleshooting / problem solving 
  • Maintain accurate and clear documentation
  • Provide regular reports to management and deliver projects within agreed time frames and budgets
  • Benchmark system performance and provide regular reports


  • Bachelor Degree, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Electronical Engineering with background in mechatronics
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in multidisciplinary project management in the automation area 
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the automated electro-mechanical production environment
  • Proven experience in system design, mechanical design, writing technical specifications, PLC programming
  • Demonstrable knowledge in machinery maintenance, hands-on.
  • Experience in working with sub-contractors  
  • Open-minded and innovative
  • CAD
  • Meticulousness and excellent organizational skills
  • High English level: speaking and writing
  • Traveling


  • Experience with robots (ABB, Denso, etc…), PLCs (Codesys, Beckhoff, etc…), vision systems
  • Knowledge in NPI process
  • Knowledge in Production Process
  • Negotiation skills