Automation Project Engineering Leader (DCS/VFD) - Somerset, Pennsylvania United States - 17234

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Job #: 17234
Title: Automation Project Engineering Leader (DCS/VFD)
Job Location: Somerset, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $105,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Bonus after 1 year of service
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


  • Reside near 7 Springs Mountain Resort
  • < 5% volunteer employee turn-over despite multiple employers in the area and a robust job market
  • Supportive management team to learn and grow within 
  • Positive, uplifting work environment and progressive culture with genuine comradery
  • Promotional opportunities
  • You’ll have a voice and make an impact here
  • Committed to continuous improvement and reliability
  • Less traffic congestion 
  • Multiple employers and conveniences in the area. 
  • Excellent School Districts – within same and local counties
  • Highly competitive compensation package, 401K match/ VERY comprehensive family-oriented benefits, bonus eligibility after 1 year


The candidate will provide engineering analysis and support with respect to proposed and in-process capital investments, to our production, maintenance, and quality control areas towards reducing operating costs, increasing productivity, reducing losses, eliminating labor-intensive operations and improving quality, and with respect to the identification and implementation of process improvements through utilizing lean principles, new technology, capacity and constraints studies.  With respect to specific projects, they will be responsible for analyzing and providing, among other things, the justifications, specifications (including equipment, parts, components, and services), and scope of work, design drawings, P & I drawings and bidding documentation.  They will serve as the subject matter expert for as well as the technical liaison between and among production, maintenance, other internal departments, and outside contractors, and will have responsibility for technical oversight of the work of outside contractors within the facility.

Develop system design solutions based on engineering principles.  Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements.  Test, maintain, modify and improve existing automatic systems, including ABB 800M series and Advant 400 series hardware and software, and PLC applications in ABB DCS-800xa system.  Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor assigned engineering projects. Lead projects from beginning to end, including sophisticated high-voltage equipment projects. Provide engineering support to production, maintenance, and quality control areas in reducing operating costs, increasing productivity, reducing losses, eliminating labor-intensive operations, and improving quality. Identify and implement process improvements by utilizing Lean principles, new technology, and capacity and constraints studies. 



Technical Requirements Summary of Automation Project Engineer:

  • Will Assume lead engineering role on Capital Projects
  • Interface with both Maintenance and Production to determine Root Cause Analysis
  • Assists or leads training of Production Personal
  • Excellent Trouble shooting Skills
  • Excellent Documentation Skills
  • DCS programming experience required. Preferable ABB AC400 and or AC800
  • VFD experience required. ABB Preferred