The Company Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 18,300 employees around the globe can thrive.
We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in. We can offer you a variety of work and real opportunities to make an impact and be part of our evolution. If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com The PositionAutomation Engineer - PLC (Relocation assistance will be provided) Job Summary Who is Imerys?
IMERYSthe mineral solutions in creating tomorrows world. We are a Paris based global company who transform minerals into thousands of high value specialty products essential for our customers products that are used every day. Why work for Imerys?
By joining the Imerys team as the Automation Engineer, youll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work thats challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. Youll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. Its a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions.
You can be that person to make a significant contribution to the operation and grow into a larger role in a relatively short period of time. Come Grow with Us. Where is the job located at?
This position will be located out of Roswell, GA with frequent site visits and work from home schedule What does an Automation Engineer do at Imerys? Improve plant and equipment operating efficiency by providing automation & electrical maintenance and engineering support to the plant operations. Generate cost estimates and required documentation for both capital and maintenance project approval and must complete projects on time and within budget.
Coach electricians to improve skills and performance; ensure safety and environmental compliance with corporate policies and government regulations. Develop the annual maintenance and capital project budgets. Day in the Life Continually improve the operational integrity of the equipment by reviewing failures, PM schedules, and PLC programs to reduce cost and improve production output.
Assist engineering & local teams with CMMS (Tabware) & GE Data Historian implementation on NAC sites. Supervise and coordinate electrical & automation projects with engineering team, local site maintenance, and subcontractors. Identify potential process improvement projects, design and develop SCADA & PLC programs to address them properly.
Provide proper technical support to industrial trials for NPD when required. Troubleshoot plant equipment failures and respond to emergencies of safety hazards and environmental regulation infractions to ascertain equipment optimization, personnel safety and governing requirements of compliance. Develop operating standards for: 1) equipment to improve reliability and 2) inventory control of critical equipment through identification of procurement needs ensuring these standards maximize operating hours for production equipment, quality of product, and ultimately on time shipments.
Project Management and Capital Improvement. Work closely with the Sr. Manager of Engineering to develop the capital budget for the plant.
Prepare and submit plant improvement and electrical maintenance projects from estimating, scheduling, design, cost management, and commissioning to improve plant processes. Work closely with the Production Department to perform process performance testing, develop cost reduction projects, equipment improvement, and methods modifications. You might ask:
What do I need to be successful? Bachelors of Science degree in Automation, or other engineering discipline. 5-10 years in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated technical and relationship skills. Experience with PLC programming, SCADA systems & automation software (SIMATIC WinCC), schematic design, remote troubleshooting is a must.
Possess plant maintenance and operation knowledge along with technical skills to perform assigned duties. Strong problem solving and analytical skills, maintenance, and project management experience. Strong computer skills required.
Experience with MS Office, PLC & SCADA programming. Must have working knowledge of fuel burning equipment, air flow control, pneumatic conveyance, hydraulic equipment, rotating equipment and material handling equipment. Must have strong team building skills through participative management, strong verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills. Position TypeFull time and
Permanent Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox: recruiting.support@ imerys.com PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.