Automation Manager

Automation Manager

A major American steel manufacturer has an opening for an Automation Manager who will be responsible for the automation systems at one of their mills in the Great Lakes area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage projects, coordinate vendors, technology and personnel appropriately to ensure completion of projects in a reliable and timely manner
  • Will be responsible for understanding the implications of any technical implementation with regards to safety, quality, productivity, and any environmental impact
  • Identify technical needs and opportunity using own initiative; constantly researching technology and potential implications.
  • Responsible for the documentation of automation tasks and operations


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, electronic, computer or software engineering
  • Five (5) years hands-on experience in leading or managing teams in industrial manufacturing automation in both Level 1 and Level 2
  • Experience in a team environment supporting operations and maintenance groups
  • Strong experience in Level 1 PLC programming, including Statement List, Block Diagrams and Ladder Logic; experience in Siemens S7 series PLCs
  • Experience with rolling mill theory and practice in a metals environment preferred
  • Can readily read and understand technical drawings and manuals for both electrical and mechanical devices used in an industrial environment
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills
Date Posted
Great Lakes
Job Id
Metal Mining & Processing
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