Automation Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Through the application of engineering fundamentals and advances process control tools, this position will ensure that processes are centered, capable and in control; reduce process variations; and resolve special causes variation. This position will also provide leadership in the implementation and support of plant automation, electrical and database systems.

* Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing automation related projects and initiatives.

* Designing or developing new process control systems and revising/maintaining existing processes, developing and implementing WCM projects, managing and guiding contractors, consultants and suppliers.

* Identify new opportunities and solutions with cost/benefit analysis and make recommendations to improve efficiencies.

* Provide input into planning and scheduling of projects and preparation of capital expenditures. Interact with managers and supervisors at plant to secure appropriate resources in order to plan and implement controls projects. Interact with consultants and suppliers to determine the compatibility of other systems and products as they may apply to WCM and Controls.

* Manage automation related projects and provide status reports to plant management. Develop and maintain PLC/HMI systems from the plant floor to management and financial levels.

* Provides technical support and enhancement of automation related systems (PLC/HMI/VFD/Instrumentation/Data and Voice Networks/plant electrical distribution systems) and implements required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.

* Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and work instructions. Prepare and maintain data sheets, wiring and Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and flow charts required for the proper and efficient operation of plant equipment.

* Assure good housekeeping practices following 5S systems, enforce plant rules and safety regulations. May consult with and/or assist other CertainTeed Insulation North American plants on issues. Actively participate in plant safety programs and maintain a knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management, OSHA requirements, and other safety standards.


* Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.

* Applied professional experience in electrical process and Instrumentation and Controls (I&C)/PLC, HMI, AC Drives.

* Understanding of integrated automation and information systems in a manufacturing.

* Previous experience in automation, industrial protocols/networking (switching and routing), programming languages, and databases.

* Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical, including P&ID, IO schematics, one-line diagrams, 3-line schematics and other related knowledge.