- Do you have these qualities?
- Do Machines attract you?
- Do you have a curiosity about their internal parts and their applications?
- Do you want to work with your hands as well as with your brain?
- Are you interested in the idea of exploring new or advanced technology?
- Do you like the challenge of solving problems?
- Do you work happily as part of a team?
If these descriptions fit you, then you are fit to work as an automation professional.
Automation involves exciting work and gradual increase in salary along with experience.
Following are the application areas of Automation
- IT Services
- Environmental Applications
- Food Processing
- Pulp & Paper
- Water & Wastewater treatment
- Chemical & Petroleum
- Glass & Ceramics
- Mining & Metals
- Telemetry & Communication
In different roles and functions like
- Systems Integration
- Measurement& Control
- Marketing & Sales
- Robotics & Expert Systems
- Computer Networks
- Sensors and Safety
So, a large number of options are there.
What are your Career Choices?
The opportunities in automation are enormous and you could achieve
success in your professional life in any of the following roles :
Engineering and design automation professionals :
In these positions, you can research, design, build, and operate various machines and instruments to measure, control, and automate manufacturing processes.
Opportunities are there in chemicals, paper, automobiles, and instruments manufacturing sector.
Marketing & Sales engineering
Marketing is not just about selling a product once but it involves knowing your product correctly and to understand customer’s needs properly. Then only you can suggest a suitable automation product to your customer.
Automation and You
Which of these products do you use?
Mobile Phone? Air Conditioner? Water Heater? Motorcycle?
Books or Newspapers?
Have you experienced travelling thru Aeroplane or Ship?
Each of these products is the result of complex manufacturing processes. Intelligent individuals are required to design, build, and maintain these processes. Automation has become an integral part of our daily lives. Automation Engineers have shaped our present… And they will build their future also.
Automation professionals are essential to virtually every manufacturing process, whether they serve as technicians, technologists, engineers, or managers.
Automation is essential to ensure the highest and most consistent quality
from manufactured products. That is why you expect every medicine, every
motorcycle, and every apparel to be of consistently high quality.
Because of their understanding of production processes and teamwork, automation professionals have excellent opportunities for advancement into management posts.