Looking for a job in the automotive industry just got easier. AutoRecruiter(TM) (www.autorecruiter.com) is a new approach to online recruiting/job hunting. It brings together candidates and employers in one place. Candidates can enter their resumes or search for a job. Employers can then check out prospective candidates. The site even features verbal instructions to get you going. Organizations working with AutoRecruiter include the Society of Automotive Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation at the University of Michigan, and others.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.