Automation Engineer 2, Chemistry Manufacturing Operations

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Automation Engineer 2, Chemistry Manufacturing Operations

Madison, Wisconsin

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Full Time Temp to Hire

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$ 100,000 - $ 140,000 per year

Madison, Wisconsin

Full Time Temp to Hire

$ 100,000 - $ 140,000 per year

May 06, 2024

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Job ID: LS 1369144-AB_1715026767

May 06, 2024

Job ID: LS 1369144-AB_1715026767

Job Summary

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YOUR ROLE:
As part of the Chemistry Operations team, you will lead process control system projects and support ongoing operations for manufacturing equipment and utility systems. You will work both independently and in cross‑functional teams on the design and execution of projects, utilizing a strong understanding of PLC and HMI integration, process instrumentation, industrial networking, and electrical and control systems to ensure the reliable design and operation of new and existing manufacturing equipment and utility systems.



YOUR EXPERIENCE:
You have a B.S. in Electrical or Chemical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience. You have strong organizational and communication skills and a demonstrated ability and desire to share experience and knowledge with team members. You are a self-starter who can independently drive projects and day-to-day work tasks to completion.

JOB OBJECTIVE: Identifies and executes projects related to the process control system for Chemistry Manufacturing equipment and utility systems. Supports ongoing manufacturing by maintaining automation systems and troubleshooting as needed.

CORE DUTIES:

1. Works independently and in cross-functional teams on the design, and execution of projects. Develops the project approach, options analysis, execution plan, and engineering documents. Assumes system ownership through the project delivery life cycle of planning, design, implementation, commissioning, and qualification. Tracks project deliverables and provides project status updates to company personnel and leadership. Exercises good judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

2. Utilizes a strong understanding of PLC and HMI integration, process instrumentation, industrial networking, and electrical and control systems to ensure the reliable design and operation of new and existing manufacturing equipment and utility systems.

3. Provides guidance and support for the installation and maintenance of electrical, instrumentation, and control systems. Supports contractors during project implementation and supports commissioning and qualification.

4. Leads technical root cause analysis and troubleshooting on process control issues related to electrical, instrumentation, and process control systems.

5. Provides automation subject matter expertise during the assessment and execution of the changes to the manufacturing process control system.

6. Provide after-hours on-call support rotation for the process control system.

7. Demonstrates inclusion through their own words and actions and is accountable for a safe workspace. Acts with kindness, curiosity, and respect for others.

8. Embracing and being open to incorporating 6 Emotional & Social Intelligence (ESI) core principles in daily work.

9. Understands and complies with ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements applicable to our business.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

1. B.S. in Electrical or Chemical Engineering or related discipline.

2. Three or more years of relevant work experience.

3. Proven experience with Rockwell Automation PLC and FactoryTalk View SE programming.

4. Experience designing and reviewing process instrumentation, P&IDs, and electrical wiring diagrams/schematics.

5. Experience with industrial network infrastructure (servers, switches/routers, Ethernet/IP, Devicenet, HART).

6. Applied knowledge of the following codes and standards: ISA, NFPA, IEC, UL, and NEC.

7. Demonstrated experience leading engineering projects with little daily instruction and receiving only general guidance on new projects and assignments.

8. Strong organizational and communication skills (oral, written, formal, and informal) and a demonstrated ability and desire to share experience and knowledge with team members. Ability to work well with others in a team‑based, results-oriented environment.

9. Ability to handle both multiple and changing priorities with assigned timelines, budgets, and resources. Must be a self-starter who can independently drive projects and day-to-day work tasks to completion according to a defined budget and schedule.

10. Strong safety mindset. Outstanding critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.

11. Demonstrated ability to relate to and interact with a large group of people with diverse needs and goals. Successful in implementing ideas and influencing people in a team environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Knowledge of Rockwell PlantPAx DCS and FactoryTalk Suite (Historian SE, Batch, Assetcentre).

2. Strong understanding of electrical design and installation requirements for hazardous area classifications.

3. Understanding of Process Hazard Analysis methodologies.

4. Working knowledge and experience with process control systems for small molecule organic chemistry manufacturing equipment and utility systems, such as batch chemical reactors, filters, dryers, vacuum pumps, scrubbers, purified water, compressed gases, and engineered heat transfer fluid systems.

5. Experience in a regulated industry and familiarity with ISO 9001 and/or cGMPs.

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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

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