Automation Engineer


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Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223



Job Description

Manpower Engineering seeking an Automation Engineer to support the CALP & Wide Cold Mill for our client in the Owensboro, KY area. The purpose of this role is to ensure the correct execution of the Electrical and Automation (E&A) part of projects, plan, manage, and implement capital, maintenance and upgrade projects to continuously improve our electrical, automation and controls equipment. Direct hire positions. Nice relo package.

Here's a summary of who we're seeking:

* BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Automated or Application Engineering required.

* Minimum three years' relevant experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment required.

* Have hands-on programming and commissioning experience.

* Capable to understand and modify L1 Software on the automation platforms in use (Siemens S7, Rockwell, SMS Siemag X-pack, servo systems, ProBAS, etc.).

* Have cross-domain understanding of complete machine (Automation, Electrics, Hydraulics, Mechanical systems, pneumatics, sensors, actuator, etc.) and be able to identify problems in non-automation domains.

* Have experience with the different automation layers (L1, L2, L3/MES) and communication protocol between them.

* Good methodical aptitude for troubleshooting equipment and related issues.

* Prepare and/or modify electrical drawings, specifications, calculations, charts, and graphs.

* Provide technical training to all applicable personnel regarding electrical systems and functions.

* Must be willing to support troubleshooting efforts in a 24/7 operation.


* Aluminum industry experience and experience with a continuous line and/or cold rolling process is a plus.

* Lean manufacturing/Six Sigma experience highly preferred.

* Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Continuous Improvement principles helpful.