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Automation Engineer
Pay: $100k-$120k

The primary responsibility of the Automation Engineer is to perform the maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades for the plant networks, automation, and instrumentation system

The Automation Engineer is responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades for the plant networks, automation, and instrumentation systems in a fast-paced environment with processing and packaging equipment.
•    PLC programming, installation, and troubleshooting, preferably Allen Bradley controllers.  DeltaV DCS system knowledge a plus
•    Human Machine Interface design, development, and installation
•    Knowledge of historian systems, such as OSI PI, a plus
•    Performs training for operations/maintenance personnel on automation systems
•    Collaborates with Operations and Maintenance personnel to identify production downtime sources and implement corrective actions
•    Project development, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial and computer networks including DeviceNet, Ethernet/IP, Ethernet TCP/IP, PROFIBUS, and/or BACnet
•    Perform updates on electrical and process control systems to maximize plant production and reliability
•    Assists in determining software and hardware requirements for the Automation systems
•    Maintains Automation systems in validated state by following the proper change control policies
•    Executes Software Change Requests (SCRs) to drive continuous improvement
•    Perform regularly scheduled backups of the Automation systems
•    Participates in rotating on-call schedule to provide 24/7 support of plant automation systems
•    Demonstrates ability to manage time, space, and material resources to allow for efficient and timely delivery of project and departmental objectives.
•    Communicates technical information both written and verbally
•    Uses independent judgement and work well as part of a team
•    Establishes strong working relationships with key customers, colleagues, and leadership
•    Demonstrates accountability with a focus on customer service
•    Associated degree in electrical/electronic field preferred or 5+ years of working with electrical/electronic position in a manufacturing environment.
•    Strong knowledge in areas of packaging, liquid and powder processing, wastewater and/or powerhouse operations is desired
•    An understanding of maintenance best practices, safety, quality, cost, HACCP, GMP, and regulatory compliance is a plus.
•    Strong analytical and people skills are necessary in this position.
•    Knowledge of industrial automation communication protocols including Ethernet TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, PROFIBUS and/or BACnet
•    Demonstrated experience with Allen-Bradley PLC platforms including PLC-5, SLC and Logix families of controllers, Allen-Bradley variable frequency drives and servo drives and Allen-Bradley PanelView human machine interfaces
•    Experience with DeltaV and/or building automation systems (including Metasys) is preferred

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