Senior Controls / Automation Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17
San Antonio, TX
8 - 10 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17



Candidates to have experience with all facets of technical project execution including:
Overall Technical Scope Development

  • Technical Functional Requirement Development
  • Layout Design and Engineering
  • Electrical/Controls Design and Development
  • Installation Scope Development
  • On-Site Installation and Start-Up/Commissioning

Technical Project Execution

  • Provide Technical Oversight of Technical Project Execution Team
  • Oversee Project Technical Deliverables and Schedules
  • Conduct Regularly Scheduled Technical Project Reviews
  • Communicate Project Status with the Project Manager Including Regularly Scheduled Project Update and Milestone Reviews

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accountability for complete project execution including team leadership, control panel engineering, SCADA design, PLC and HMI programming, and site start-up support of integrated systems.
  • Maintain and grow solid client relationships.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to be applied in design, installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting of packaging lines, process systems, and software systems.


  • Minimum 7-15 years of related automation experience with HMI, SCADA, PLC’s, and general control system design.
  • Packaging and process controls experience in the Consumer Products and/or life sciences industries are preferred; beverage/brewery/food experience and engineering consulting experience are a plus.
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley (Control Logix, Compact Logix) PLCs, PanelView Plus HMIs, Industrial Communication Networks (Ethernet, etc.) is required.
  • Experience with Factory Talk Suite, IntellutionSuite, Wonderware Suite, and Visual Basic/C#/Java is a plus.
  • Position requires the ability to successfully execute multiple project responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Candidates need to possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related technical degree.


  • Willing and able to travel as necessary for project requirements to include but not be limited to: project installation and start-up activities, client meetings, company sponsored meetings, trainings, industry related seminars, forums, or conventions, etc.


  • Our first preference is to find local talent, however special consideration may be given to those with exceptional experience.


Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

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