New Albany, OH
Nature and Scope
The Automation Engineer is responsible for operating and maintaining Automation/Control systems that support all Ohio facilities. The incumbent has responsibility for indirectly supervising and directing internal resources as well as contract service providers The individual will be responsible for providing Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for various Automation/Control systems including PLC’s, HMI’s, SCADA, BAS/BMS, vision systems, servo and motor controls, and associated infrastructure.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
A. Manage Automation/Control systems
backup procedures for the systems and associated processes to adhere to cGMP’s,
company, local and state requirements.
identification of improvements.
corrective actions for out of specification operation and alarms.
point of contact.
develop/enhance technical personnel capabilities.
responding to breakdowns.
process improvement projects,
reconfiguration, changeover, replacement planning, etc.
User Requirements and Detailed Design Specifications.
an Automation/Controls perspective
existing equipment, systems, and processes.
Handover of Automation/Control Equipment from Engineering.
specifications and provide input.
locations in central Ohio.
E. Perform any other tasks/duties as assigned by management.
Education Requirements and Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering field is required.
experience in industry preferred.
be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications, including Microsoft Project, Word, and Excel.
creative thinker with good interpersonal relationship skills, strong project
management and process improvement skills, as well as strong cross-functional
are complex in nature and require excellent planning, project leadership,
technical skills, and communication to be successful in meeting project
objectives. The Engineer must be able to coordinate and resolve both
interpersonal and technical problems and work independently.
and concisely express thoughts in written procedures, protocols, and reports.
Ability to write procedures that clearly define required tasks. Ability to
proofread other’s work for accuracy. Ability to generate presentations/reports to explain and/or analyze
areas of responsibility.
working in production environment with multiple priorities. Works effectively
as a team member or as a team leader.
and written communication skills, acute attention to detail, excellent time and
project management skills, and the drive to complete projects thoroughly is
required, as is the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-changing
establishing culture of performance. Able to effectively delegate while retaining
oversight of important tasks.
“can-do” attitude. Reinforces positive approach in daily group activities.
Readily adapts to changing job duties. Establishes culture that emphasizes
ability to isolate problems and identify root cause of issues.
acquire, to organize, and to analyze data to reach accurate conclusions.
knowledge of statistical methods used to develop metrics.
teach others how to fix things, ability to analyze data to identify trends and
establish corrective actions.
facility and production equipment. Understanding of maintenance strategies and
techniques. Understanding of Continuous Improvement Principles.
knowledge of Siemens Simatic, Rockwell MicroLogix, and FactoryTalk a plus.
understanding of automation programming (visual basic, C++, ladder logic,
structured text, etc.) and demonstrated ability to program and
debug/troubleshoot existing code.
of OSHA requirements and understanding of cGMP, GDP, and FDA requirements as
they apply to automation.
FDA requirements as they apply to maintenance.
understand mechanical layouts and electrical/pneumatic schematics (P&ID’s).
Physical Environment and Requirements
but not limited to gowning, goggles, face shields, respirators, and protective
gloves. PPE and Respirators are essential for the health and safety of
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.