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ATS Company: 
Requisition ID:  2127
Location: 

Concord, NH, US, 3811

Date:  Oct 8, 2020

Automation Engineer

Job Description

Join the Winning Team at Process Automation Solutions, an ATS Company, a great place to automate your future!   Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with PA Solutions. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality. Our Automation team in the Greater Boston, Southern Hampshire Area is currently looking for bright, ambitious Automation/Controls Project Engineers who enjoy teamwork and on-going challenging projects.

Responsibilities:
• Design, configuration and implementation of DCS, PLCs, HMIs, Network servers, switches. Knowledge of Virtualization and thin client technology is a plus.
• Work with customer to establish control strategies and automation details. Perform work within applicable standards, guidelines, and procedures.
• Coordinate technical engineering activities of project teams and/or execute technical tasks in the design, development, implementation, and documentation of process automation/control projects.
• Draft, Review, and update as necessary SDS’s, DDS’s, and FS’s.
• Perform and/or facilitate on-site start up and training activities.
• Mentor less experienced coworkers on technical or project execution elements.
• Perform work within budget and schedule parameters and provide appropriate feedback to project manager for workload, schedule, and cost management.
• Provide proactive input and solutions to the engineering organization for continuous improvement of the organization.
• Assist in the development of creating automation platform standards – modules, libraries, graphics etc.

Education:
• BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related technical field Required. Experience preferably in the chemical, pharmaceutical, foods, or other process industries
• 25% Travel to customer sites is required for this position

Experience:
• Experience with a minimum of 1 Platform listed:
o Siemens (WINCC SCADA &TIA PORTAL)
o Emerson Process Management DELTAV DCS System (Knowledge of S88 batch standard a plus)
o Rockwell (FACTORYTALK SUITE - FTBATCH & CONTROLLOGIX) platform REQUIRED
• Experience with Wonderware & IFIX is a plus
• Preferred experience with Data Historian packages such as OSI PI & FT Historian.
• Knowledgeable on validation requirements for control systems in cGMP environments a plus (21CFR11) but not required

Key Attributes Include,
• Ability to determine best technical approach based on customer requirements
• Ability to read, discuss, and provide input on P&ID drawings, electrical drawings, various process flowcharts, etc.
• Ability to reverse engineer existing controls systems in migration projects
• Flexible, practical, and objective approach to issues
• Organized, conscientious, and adaptable in work execution
• Perceptive and understanding in working with customers. Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Self-motivated, capable of working in a team environment or individually

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