1+ months

Automation Engineering Technician

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
**Automation Engineering Technician - Direct Opportunity**

Third Shift 10pm 6:30AM

**Job Requirements:**

Responsible for managing engineering projects from concept through scope definition, design, costing, planning, installation, start-up and follow up assessment. Works with plant management, corporate resources, and third party vendors and contractors to deliver cost effective solutions that work. The successful candidate is an experienced hands-on controls systems integrator, enthusiastic team player, self-disciplined individual, and is attentive to details with ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Participate in all phases, from planning to completion, of automation and controls projects by providing input on appropriate design specifications; management of schedule, scope, cost, and quality; recommend equipment and methods based on knowledge of current industry standard; site start-up support.

Develop, recommend and implement as directed, an organization-wide technical standards/guidelines relative to hardware and panel design, PLC and HMI programming, SCADA, power distribution, and OT network architect.

Provide technical support to plant and engineering department during any consideration of automation and controls integration initiatives.

Develop, recommend, and implement as directed, training programs designed to educate plant maintenance and technical team on automation basic principles and controls systems troubleshooting.

Ensure that daily tasks are completed, be able to execute job order assignments, and keep accurate job order records.

Complete all forms required, submit all paperwork to your supervisor upon completion.

Ensure that all employees in the department follow GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and are wearing proper PPE.

Must be able to read and interpret schematics and manuals pertaining to equipment.

Perform preventative maintenance (PM) schedules as assigned.

Perform on-the-job training of other maintenance employees.

Perform other duties as assigned

**Required Skills**

College degree preferred but not required.

**Required Experience**

+ At least three years of experience in automation and controls in the consumer products (food and beverage preferred) and/or industrial industries.

+ Strong knowledge with Factory Talk Suite, Allen-Bradley (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, PLC5, and SLC500) PLCs, PanelView/PanelviewPlus HMIs, Industrial Communication Networks (Ethernet, EthenetI/P, DeviceNet, DH+, etc.).

+ Ability to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic control systems and clearly communicate technical solutions for any control system challenges.

+ Familiar with automation and controls industry standards and support contacts.

+ Regular standing for up to an entire shift, and frequent walking.

+ Regular use of hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to walk.

+ Bending, lifting, reaching and pushing 50 lbs frequently, and 75 lbs occasionally.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, walk, use hands or finger, talk, hear, feel objects, tools, or controls; may be required to lift up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision to a computer screen.

+ Frequently works in adverse conditions, including extreme heat or cold.

+ Operational duties will consist of indoor and outdoor duties, with exposure to normal and extreme weather condition, including but not limited to extreme heat and extreme cold

**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.
Posted: 2022-05-25 Expires: 2022-07-25

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