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Automation Engineer - Kansas City, MO or Memphis, TN

Company: BlueScope Buildings North America
Location: kansas city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Automation Engineer - Kansas City, MO or Memphis, TN

  • Full-time
  • Job Posting Date: 6-Apr-2021
  • Department: Manufacturing Excellence

Company Description

For over 100 years,BlueScopecontinues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future we look forward to hearing them!

Job Description

The Automation Engineer I

  • Provides automation, electrical, and safety support for achievement of team goals as specified by management
  • Works with Automation Engineer II (AEII) to specify, implement, and provide technical support for electrical components, automation systems, and robotics for new installs
  • Reviews electrical, programmable logic controller (PLC), automation systems, and robotics for the AEII
  • Assists HSE Manager with safety and OSHA compliance in regard to automated equipment, PLCs, and equipment controls
  • Assists in evaluating manufacturing capabilities and developing corrective action for problems relating to production and quality of materials and recommends revisions of operation, alterations in equipment layout and other changes to facilitate production processes or improve standards
  • Provides assistance for design of automated equipment for a wide variety of manufacturing processes including; process automation, robotic integration, and elimination of safety hazards

Job Duties

  • Assist AEII with electrical and automation knowledge
  • Write, modify, analyze and troubleshoot electrical controls including, but not limited to, PLCs, Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), system controllers, drives, servo motors, and other components for a standard electrical system
  • Review and specify new electrical components for use in new processes
  • Review processes and provide clear and concise benefits for automation
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
  • Design and develop software applications based on given requirements and specifications
  • Understand requirements for communication interface, networking and create specifications based on these requirements
  • Review, repair and redesign legacy code
  • Assist project managers with capital budget approvals to ensure projects are completed successfully and on time
  • Work with AEII to design controls, develop automation, write sequence of operation documentation, and review proposals for project suitability
  • Provide AEII with ensuring compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA, and other relevant regulations regarding the facility
  • Provide technical knowledge of equipment and processes to address possible safety or environmental issues
  • Write work instructions, job safety analyses, and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) instructions for facility equipment
  • Assist AEII with ensuring equipment brought into, installed, and used in the facility complies with OSHA, NEC, NFPA, and company safety standards, and any other standards applicable to equipment being installed in our facilities

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or 4 additional years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 2 years of Automation and Robotic Engineering experience
  • Experience directly leading projects totaling more than $250,000 per year
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes and capabilities
  • AutoCAD and drafting background
  • Knowledge of PLCs, equipment controllers, electrical components, robotics and HMIs
    • Well versed in writing, troubleshooting and modifying PLC Code
    • Expierence in industrial electricty and safety
    • Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO), electrical arc flash, use of PLCs and sensors for safe operations of equipment
  • Knowledge of electrical, automation and robotic codes including OSHA, ASME, NEC, NFPA and others
  • Undersanding and expereince withservo motors, drives, electrical sensors, and troubleshooting of those components

Preferred:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Automation Engineering
  • 3+ years of Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • Experience in Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Experience with maintenance management software

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job. Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned. Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope. To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement.

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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