Reference : 585164

Automation and Controls Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States KANSAS CITY
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/22/2021

Position description

CertainTeed Insulation is looking for an experienced Controls-Electrical Engineer for their Kansas City, KS location. The Controls-Electrical Engineer is responsible for overseeing manufacturing and technical projects and process improvements. This person will review systems capabilities, and provide technical support for upgrades and improvements to manufacturing and administrative systems and hardware - evaluate, report, and recommend improvements and changes to controls and computer systems.

  • Assist in evaluating and selecting automation hardware and software necessary to meet current and future manufacturing requirements
  • Provide input to managing the controls and automation systems testing, quality control, data retrieval and training for all packaging and processing equipment
  • Assist with assessing the effectiveness and maintainability of new automation systems and managing the automation change process for existing equipment
  • Provide input to managing the controls and automation systems testing, quality control, data retrieval and training for all packaging and processing equipment
  • Develop and maintain control system documentation and documentation change control procedures


  • A Bachelor's degree in Industrial Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Instrumentation Engineering with a specialization in Automation is desirable.
  • 5 + years of hands on Controls Engineering experience.
  • PLC 5 and Contrologix5000 programming, and troubleshooting
  • Function block, Ladder logic, and Structured text programming and network experience
  • Read electrical schematics, process & instrumentation diagrams (PIDs) and process flow diagrams (PFDs)
  • Experience with Wonderware, Factory Talk View, or similar PC based HMI packages.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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