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Automation Engineer

Kelly Services
Athens, GA 30612
**Kelly Engineering** is currently recruiting for a **(Direct Hire) (Automation Engineer)** job located in **Athens, GA.**


**Responsibilities:**


+ Planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing automation related projects and initiatives, including providing status updates.

+ Designing and developing new process control systems and revising/maintaining of existing processes; managing and guiding contractors, consultants and suppliers; identifying new opportunities and solutions with cost/benefit analysis and making recommendations to improve efficiencies.

+ Interacts with managers and supervisors at plant and corporate personnel to secure appropriate resources to plan and implement controls projects.

+ Works closely with the Production and Engineering Managers to coordinate changes in the production process and resolve equipment malfunctions.

+ Participates in Focus Improvement teams to resolve critical process and production problems with customers and vendors.

+ Develops and maintains automation related systems (PLC/HMI/VFD/Instrumentation/Network) and implements required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.

+ Assists maintenance team with any difficult troubleshooting issues.

+ Uses advanced tools / techniques to reduce process variations and downtime.

+ Identifies and resolves special cause variation in the process.

+ Analyzes operating problems, develops solutions and leads the implementation of corrective actions.

+ Collects, interprets and extrapolates data from the production process to monitor current equipment performance against established baselines and applies appropriate corrective actions.

+ Maintains records of plant and individual equipment performance.

+ Prepares and maintains data sheets, wiring and Process &Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and flow charts required for the proper and efficient operation of plant equipment.

+ Provides training for operators and maintenance personnel.

+ Assures good housekeeping practices following 5S systems, enforces plant rules and safety regulations, and supports VMVO and WCM initiatives.


**Qualifications:**


+ Bachelors Degree in electrical engineering or similar discipline.

+ 3-5 years of applied professional experience in Instrumentation & Controls (I&C)/PLC.

+ Previous experience in electrical process control, instrumentation, automation, industrial protocols/networking (switching & routing) and databases.

+ Understanding of integrated automation and information systems in a manufacturing environment.

+ Understanding of National Electrical Code (NEC) and Arc-Flash (NFPA-70E) code requirements.

+ Flexible, open-minded team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving capabilities to work effectively in corporate, manufacturing and team environments.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

+ Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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