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Automation Engineer II

Carrollton, GA · Manufacturing
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Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

•   Responsible for developing automation and control systems for Industrial Equipment, casting and rolling of copper or aluminum rod.

•   Design and program logic for PLCs, drive systems, and combustion control systems.

•   Develop SCADA and operator interface applications. 

•   Design databases and write custom computer programs for Southwire Continuous Rod (SCR) systems.

•   Apply standard procedures to trouble shoot mechanical and electrical components, diagnose and resolve issues. 

•   Create project manuals and electrical schematics using CAD. 

•   Develop cost estimates and proposals for electrical systems.

•   Develop an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of SCR systems such as fluid systems, operations, metallurgy, maintenance, material handling, furnace systems, and hands on machine operation.

•   Assist with on-site commissioning of all parts of an SCR system.

•   This individual transfer know-how to SCR customers through training, discussions, presentations, and startup assistance.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
•   Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field is required.
•   3-6 years’ experience,(compensation will be based on experience) but candidates must have industrial experiences, such as Industrial processing equipment, AC and DC drives, PLC’S, combustion systems, design, maintenance and/or operation (or similar industry). 
•   Allen Bradley or Siemens PLC and drive experience. CAD experience with AutoCAD.
•   SCADA system and HMI application experience.
•   Computer programming, networking, database, and reporting skills.
•   Ability to develop and maintain in-depth, up-to-date technical knowledge, and to develop into technical resource and subject matter expert.
•   Ability to travel internationally: 25%
•   Must possess excellent communication, organization, presentation, interpersonal, and project management skills.
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