Program and maintain PLC & HMI software, including modification and customization.
Lead or support control and drive systems troubleshooting.
Recommend, design and implement upgrades for obsolete equipment.
Manage all work tasks of the Automation Engineering group, assign work tasks for staff members.
Support training programs development and training of all automation and electrical staff.
Support automation and electrical spare parts inventory development to minimize lost production time and inventory costs.
Maintain appropriate documentation related to equipment maintenance, processes, performance, etc., analyses as appropriate to determine best practices.
Coordinate material and services sourcing for engineering projects including quotation requests and purchase requisitions creation.
Coordinate efficient delivery of maintenance services by outside vendors, as appropriate.
Work closely with Automation Development Engineer and Process Engineers.
Who you are:
You have any combination of education and experience equivalent to BS in Automation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechatronics Engineering, and 5 – 10 years responsible AE / EE / ME experience, preferably in the paper or converting industry.
You possess knowledge of National Electric Code and relevant OSHA requirements.
You must have good understanding of PLC & HMI systems, and ability to create PLC & HMI program code and program documentation.
You should have good practical experience in PLC Systems (preferably Siemens S7 and/or TIA portal) for process or material handling work and experience working with PLC communications using Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet, AS-i bus etc.
You should have good practical experience and knowledge of operator interface systems (Wonderware InTouch, Siemens WinCC Flexible), and electrical hardware planning work done by AutoCad tools.
You should have good practical experience and knowledge of drives systems (ABB, Siemens or similar).