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Automation Engineer

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Lancaster, PA
$85,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jan 11, 2019
Job ID

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Automation Engineer will serve as the primary subject matter expert for automation and building controls for the site.  Purpose of the role is to create a primary gatekeeper for automation control, building control, material handling robots, as well as work to identify, plan and manage network wide automation improvements and upgrades.



•             Automation Control and Programming

•             Project Management

•             Operational Line Support

•             System Troubleshooting and Enhancements

•             Lead cost savings initiatives

•             Develop and update processes and procedures



•             BS in electrical engineering or equivalent professional qualifications

•             Minimum of 3 years’ experience commissioning and troubleshooting machine/ process controls

•             Design, deployment, and testing experience with Allen Bradley and Rockwell controls preferred

•             PLC troubleshooting and programming of Allen Bradley RS Logix 5000 and Studio 5000 and similar systems

•             Fluent in editing and developing PLC programs

•             Knowledge of building systems operation, maintenance and controls including material handling equipment, ECC’s, MCC’s, HVAC, and other utility systems

•             Practical experience in network infrastructure and IP-based networks, both in implementation and support. Experience with Ethernet, Devicenet, and serial communications preferred

•             Experience in programming and configuration of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems

•             FTView ME and SE programming skills

•             Experience with Delta Hydraulic Controllers

•             Manufacturing experience supporting Operations and Maintenance training and troubleshooting

•             Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and activities

•             Demonstrated successful communication and negotiation skills in order to manage conflicting and/or multiple demands, including ability to present to various level within an organization

•             Experience in utilizing Lean and Six-Sigma tools and methodology

•             Minimal travel may be required