Product Automation Engineer

International Steel Manufacturer is looking for a Product Automation Engineer. This position will focus on all Level 2 operations in their mills, as well as collaborating with other facilities.

Job Duties:

  • Demonstrate compliance to Health & Safety system policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and improving Level 2 system performance which includes: troubleshooting issues, improving process model accuracy and reliability, improving operational efficiency, and accuracy of databases.
  • Work closely with Operations, Maintenance, and Technical groups to continuously improve the accuracy and reliability of automated process models.
  • Coordinate with the I.T. department, as well as Finance, Purchasing, and Quality groups to insure automated process data is accurately uploaded to Business Level Systems.
  • Collect process data, reduce it statistically, evaluate and apply results to process improvements in terms of Level 2 models, process efficiency, and process reliability.
  • Investigate process performance and Quality issues as required to support Root Cause investigations and development of corrective actions and countermeasures.
  • Support mill operations on weekends and off-hours on a rotational basis.
  • Work with various Continuous Improvement and Problem-Solving multi-discipline teams to positively impact Key Performance Indicators and profitability.
  • Adheres to compliance with all Company, Business, Ethics, and other Human Resource Polices.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • S. degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from an accredited College or University. (Computer Science degree is preferred.)
  • Minimum five years of experience in with Hot-Rolling in a flat-rolled ferrous or non-ferrous metal manufacturing preferred.
  • Familiar with VMS C++/FORTRAN programing systems
  • Familiar with Messaging structures and system architecture: GE/Covverteam/Alstorm IPM
  • Familiar with TCP/IP programming both at a Berkley sockets and at a SYS$QIO system level programming.

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of translating complex concepts into comprehensive or simplistic terms turning novice level resources into functional users.
  • Knowledge of object oriented programming and procedural programming technology.
  • Proficient in the widespread use of software including MS Office products.
  • Ability to collect process data, reduce it statistically, evaluate and apply the results to the process improvements in terms of Level 2 models, process efficiencies, and process reliability.
Date Posted
7/26/2021
Location
Mid-Atlantic
Job Id
1892
Industry
Metal Mining & Processing
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