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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  11001

Greenville, SC, US, 29615 Raleigh, NC, US, 27603

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Automation Engineer

Job Description

We engineer a sustainable future!
Process Automation Solutions is one of the leading manufacturer-independent suppliers of complete automation solutions for the process and manufacturing industries. The company currently employs more than1,500 people with a global presence in Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Our operational activities focus on the design of process control systems and their vertical integration into the overall business process. We offer complete services from the concept to commissioning, from the field level through process control level to corporate management level. Process Automation Solutions is a company of ATS Corporation.


This position participates in the design and implementation of complex industrial automation solutions using different technologies and platforms (PLCs, DCS, SCADA, BMS, Edge Devices, MES, Data Management, and more) for some of the leading companies in the life sciences and other manufacturing industries. As an Automation Engineer, you will apply your diverse knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields, making decisions regarding engineering complexities and methods.  This role operates within a multidisciplinary team that integrates technology and business expertise to deliver professional solutions.

Essential Job Functions:

•    Design, develop, and implement process, utility and building control systems in support of manufacturing operations,
•    Support the project team with the development of functional specifications and detailed design specifications for hardware and software system solutions, 
•    Support the development of the required test plan, test scripts, test protocols, and test reports.
•    Build and qualify software development and production system environments.
•    Perform the installation and start-up of systems or applications, remotely or at the customer site.
•    Execute testing and qualification activities in respect with the industry rules and regulations.
•    Report to the Technical Lead on project progress and issues. 
•    Provide post implementation support and training to clients. 

Additional Information

Required Qualifications:

    Associate’s degree in computer science or engineering and two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Technical knowledge of Rockwell FactoryTalk view and Rockwell Studio 5000. 
    Familiar with agile software development methodologies (processes and standards).
    Knowledgeable in relational databases and programming languages such as Ladder Logic, Functional Block Diagram, Structured Text, PL/SQL (Oracle), MS SQL, and PostgreSQL. 
    Working knowledge of windows command prompt/powershell, mostly to troubleshoot connectivity issues (ping, test tcp connections, see used ports, TNSpring test Oracle connections, etc.)
    Basic knowledge in .NET programming.
    Knowledge of about REST API Protocol and related programs (Postman).
    Experience with OPC Protocol and related programs with Kepware. 
    Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills,
    Experience with networking skills and knowledge about firewall rules. 
    Familiar with SOAP protocol. 
    Good communicator, fluent in English, spoken and written,
    Willing to travel 25% domestically and some international anticipated.

Preferred Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering and two years related experience.
    Experience with the design and deployment of industrial network infrastructure and IIoT solutions.
    Experience with regulated industry requirements.
    Formal certification in a related industrial platform (Rockwell, Aveva, or Siemens).

Responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

    Work in compliance with divisional health, safety, and environmental procedures
    Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods
    Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts 
    Report defect in any equipment or protective device
    Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
    Attend all required health, safety, and environmental training
    Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor
    Assist in investigating accidents/incidents
    Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running, or rough and boisterous conduct

Process Automation Solutions is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Process Automation Solutions will take steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact 

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all possible responsibilities, duties, or tasks.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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