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Automation Engineer

Kelly Services
Peachtree City, GA 30269
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**Electrical Engineer Plant Automation**

Kelly Engineering Resources is working with a manufacturer that searching for **mid-level Electrical Automation Engineer.** In this position, you will be joining an organization involved in heavy industry. Our client fosters a culture of inclusivity, work life balance and promotes from within. You would be one of 2 electrical engineers in the plant engineering department that supports plant continuous improvement activities. You would be responsible for all aspects of plant automation including:

+ complete design, development of instrumentation & controls, PLCs and their associated networks and hardware.

+ full project responsibilities that include justification, design, planning, scheduling, selecting, managing contractors, FAT when receiving new equipment.

+ hands on and remote engineering support to reduce equipment downtime.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Plan overall operation of the automation and electrical areas and ensures achievement of goals and objectives.

+ Planning and scheduling of projects and preparing capital expenditures.

+ Develop scope of work

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

+ Manage automation teams workflow and automation related projects and provides weekly status report to plant management.

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

+ Identify new opportunities and solutions with cost/benefit analysis and make recommendations to improve efficiencies.

+ Implements required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.

+ Responsible for managing equipment and labor costs within the departments budget.

+ Designing or developing new process control systems, revising / maintaining of existing processes including from plant floor to management and financial level.

+ Allen Bradley PLC environment

+ Create HMI screens -layout and make changes

+ Use AutoCAD Electrical for layout of conduit schedule

+ 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

+ Writes work instructions and SOPs

+ Developing and implementing projects

+ Ensures standards of safety, quality and reliability are built into power distribution and control systems.

+ Interfaces with corporate IT and local IT infrastructure direction.

+ Provide technical expertise, support, and enhancement of automation related systems: PLC, HMI, VFD, Instrumentation, Data and Voice Networks, plant electrical distribution systems

+ Assists maintenance team with any difficult troubleshooting issues.

+ Provides training for operators and maintenance personnel.

+ 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

+ Manage and guide contractors, consultants, and suppliers

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

+ Interacts with consultants and suppliers to determine the compatibility of other systems and products as they may apply to World Class Manufacturing processes and Controls.

+ Develops and maintains relationships with key suppliers of instrumentation, automation, and electrical process control systems.

+ Ensures full documentation of all projects and systems to WCM / Early Equipment Management EEM standards.

+ Maintains records of plant and individual equipment performance.

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

+ Continuously evaluates workplace for safety concerns and ensures behavioral safety initiatives are performed to goal levels.

**Qualifications of the Successful Electrical Automation Engineer**

+ Bachelor s Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience.

+ Minimum 5 years of applied professional experience Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) /PLC including: electrical process control, instrumentation, automation, industrial protocols / networking (switching & routing) and databases.

+ Strong expertise in integrated automation & information systems in a manufacturing environment.

+ Thorough working knowledge with National Electrical Code (NEC) and Arc-Flash (NFPA-70) code requirements.

+ Plant project experience.

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

+ Ability to provide leadership and innovation at all levels of the organization.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD

**Benefits include** : Supportive and inclusive corporate culture, competitive salary, insurance, PTO

**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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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: 2021-02-01 Expires: 2021-03-08

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