Controls and Automation Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 04/28/2017 Job ID: 14534 Industry: CONTROLS ENGINEER

Controls and Automation Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA (Robinson Township area)

We have a full-time, direct hire opening in the Robinson area of Pittsburgh, PA for a Controls and Automation Engineer.

In this role, you will develop and lead productivity/process improvement programs for manufacturing plants which will include analyzing plant processes and determining capability to implement best practices which improve productivity and lower cost. 

Your background and experience should include the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in electrical controls/automation engineering in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Refractory knowledge is a plus.
  • Must have a systematic process engineering approach utilizing Lean Six Sigma techniques
  • Must have a working knowledge of 600 volt and lower motor control work as well as AC/DC motor applications in an industrial environment. 
  • Knowledge of refractory processes, material science/chemistry, forming and firing processes, refractory materials, and refractory applications is a plus.   
  • High level of electrical/mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of machine control design as well as logic and process control flow diagrams
  • Strong computer working knowledge (i.e. Microsoft Office and Project applications).
    • Knowledge of various PLC programming platforms including but not limited to: Siemens - (Step 7, WinCC Flexible and Advanced, TIA Portal)
    • Allen Bradley - (RS Logics, Micro-logic, Panel View and Panel View Plus). 
    • Direct Logic PLC controller
    • Omron PLC Software
    • Texas Instruments
    • Quick Panel HMI Software
    • General Electric – (Logic Master 90/30 and 90/70
    • Cimplicity/Proficiy PLC and HMI Software).


NFPA 70 and 70E (Arc Flash).

OSHA Electrical General Safety Training.

A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is preferred. 


Controls and Automation Engineer - 14534

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