Reference : USA02072

Automation Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States SILVER GROVE
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 05/02/2022

Position description

#1 “What We Do Matters”

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.

#2 “You Matter to Us”

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

#3 “This Job Matters”

What’s the job?

Through the application of engineering fundamentals and advances process control tools, the automation engineer will ensure that processes are centered, capable and in control; reduce process variations; and resolve special causes variation.  Scheduling, planning and executing all electrical and instrumentation maintenance and project activities in the plant with limited interruption to the plant’s production requirements. 

The scope of this position covers all main sub-station and PLC services and maintenance.  Reliability of the electrical and systems instrumentation equipment in the plant including the main sub-station and PLC service and maintenance.  Reliability of the electrical / systems instrumentation equipment.  Completeness and accuracy of the equipment files and history.  Electrical PM activities with established program.  Efficiency and effectiveness of such PM program.

  • Reports directly to the Performance Manager.
  • Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing automation related projects and initiatives.
  • Works closely with the Production and Engineering Managers to coordinate changes in the production process and resolve equipment malfunctions.
  • Manages automation related projects and provides weekly status report to plant management and participates in Focus Improvement teams to resolve critical process and production problems with customers and vendors.
  • Develops and maintains PLC/HMI systems from the plant floor to management and financial levels and maintains automation related systems (PLC/HMI/VFD/Instrumentation/Network) and implements required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.
  • Provides training for operators and maintenance personnel.
  • Continuously evaluates workplace for safety concerns and ensures behavioral safety initiatives are performed to goal levels.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

“Your Skills Matter”

What do you bring?

· Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience.

· Applied professional experience in electrical process control, instrumentation, automation and computer and data communication systems in a manufacturing environment.

· Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical.

Come be a part of our bigger purpose to change the world!

Who are we ?

#4 “Your Skills Matter”

What do you bring?

· Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience.

· Applied professional experience in electrical process control, instrumentation, automation and computer and data communication systems in a manufacturing environment.

· Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical.

Come be a part of our bigger purpose to change the world!

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