Automation Coordinator

The Automation Coordinator performs the maintenance and programming of the central control systems and associated equipment, provides technical assistance to the Electrical / Instrumentation Technicians, and provides detail engineering and field supervision for associated capital projects.

Organization Structure

The Automation Coordinator reports to the Optimization Manager who reports to the Plant Manager.

Nature and Scope

  • Drives safety initiatives, including participating in team-based safety teams and educating personnel in safe operating practices.
  • Responsible for software and hardware of the Programmable Logic Controllers.
  • Responsible for the Human Machine Interface (HMI) working closely with Production perfecting trends, reporting, control, alarms, and displays.
  • Responsible for the plant networks, ensuring proper utilization and reliability.
  • Responsible for the plant WEB server.
  • Responsible for plant computers and other components of the business network
  • Participates in the improvement of the Plant’s technical capabilities through optimizing automation including high level control systems.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Maintain plant PLC systems
  • Maintain plant control computers
  • Maintain plant supervisor controls
  • Maintain plant network systems including company computers
  • Promote new upgrades and feature to assist plant performance
  • Develop / Maintain plant reports
  • Work closely with the Electrical/Instrument Supervisor maintaining plant optimization
  • Establish and maintain inventory levels of spare parts
  • Create and maintain a working relationship with internal customers
  • Design, monitor and actively act upon preventative maintenance programs
  • Ensure conformance with Automation, IT, and corporation guidelines


  • Minimum of an associate degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in process systems in the cement manufacturing or related field.
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team to ensure continuous improvement in their functional area as well as the overall plant operations.
  • Must be able to meet on-call responsibilities in a 24/7 operation.
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Cement & Lime
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