1+ months

Automation Engineer

Kelly Services
Raleigh, NC 27608
**Kelly Engineering** is currently recruiting for a **(Direct Hire) (Sr. Automation Engineer)** job located in **Raleigh, NC.**


+ This Senior Automation Engineer position is responsible for the design, development, installation, and support of automated systems and equipment in support of the manufacturing operations within the Raleigh Imaging Site. Additionally, this position will develop and execute plans for optimizing process control and instrumentation systems throughout the plant. The position will help continue to achieve excellence as defined by best industry practices. The position will be responsible for establishing optimum work processes and administrative controls and deploy to the key functions. The position will provide technical support for a wide variety of instrumentation and control equipment. This position actively participates as a team member on assigned plant projects.

+ The Senior Automation Engineer will work with the Project Engineers, Process Engineers, Process Mechanics, Facilities Mechanics and other Operations personnel to make sure that all equipment is designed and managed for maximum utility and Total Cost of Ownership.

+ The Senior Automation Engineer is a "hands on" role. This position will work with little or no supervision, applying scientific knowledge, engineering knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to complete assignments related to the support of automated systems and equipment in the manufacturing environment and serve as the key technical resource for automated systems focusing on preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and problem resolution for electronic/mechanical equipment issues. This position also plays a key role in continuous improvement and operational excellence.


+ Perform programming and troubleshooting for distributed control systems and PLCs.

+ Perform tasks per Standard Operating Procedures and update as needed.

+ Develop and review electrical and other drawings in support of plant processes.

+ Communicate ideas and concerns effectively in working with team members.

+ Comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPS).

+ Manage historical production data in accordance with cGMPs.

+ Works with internal customer and implementation resources to meet project requirements.

+ Develop scope of work for Automation/Instrument and Controls system, networks and projects.

+ Identify end user training needs for technologies and products delivered.

+ Help develop functional design documents for DCS/PLC architectures.

+ Guide the development of, or reviews of, P&IDs, One Line Diagrams, Schematics and I/O lists.

+ Identify and consult with others on solutions to unusual, difficult, or complex tasks.

+ Document control strategies.

+ Review control panel designs.

+ Develop preliminary and final cost estimates.

+ Work with internal resources for design preferences, HMI graphics design and standard development.

+ Manage medium to large sized automation projects, monitoring scope, schedule, and budget to the work to the project plan.

+ Project scheduling through use of project management software (Microsoft Project or other).


+ Education required/ preferred: BS in Electrical Engineering; Instrumentation and Control Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Chemical Engineering or equivalent (required).

+ Experience: 3-5 years in related field.

+ Preferred Skills/Qualifications: Experience in programming, maintaining and troubleshooting Distributed Control Systems (Foxboro I/A System preferred) and PLCs (Allen-Bradley preferred).

+ Experience working in a pharmaceutical or regulated industrial environment.

+ Skills/Competencies: Successful track record in the design and development of industrial automation, instrumentation and control systems.

+ Self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision.

+ Passion for finding better ways, developing and documenting best practices.

+ Developing, reading and understanding P&IDs and control schematics.

+ Design and development of industrial communication control networks.

**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.


Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2020-11-21

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Automation Engineer

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