Responsibilities / Tasks
GEA is looking for a talented Process Automation Engineer to join our team in Hudson, WI. In this role, the engineer will Design, test and commissions industrial electrical and process control systems including hardware and software.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Designs electrical control panels and control systems by applying knowledge of electricity, materials, and instrumentation/control equipment.
Incorporates specifications and requirements into system design and specifies and requisitions equipment accordingly.
Coordinates and supervises design requirements with designers.
Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.
Coordinates, supervises and inspects the activity of electricians performing system wiring both in-house (skid systems) and at customer sites.
Provides electrical checkout of systems in-house and at customer sites.
Generates detailed process Functional Descriptions (FDs) from general process descriptions handed over from the product departments.
Coordinates with the product departments to ensure the programming will meet their requirements.
Coordinates with Team Lead
Designs software applications by applying knowledge of computer programs, systems, and networks, and/or by supervising and coordinating the design done by subcontractors.
Tests software applications by performing simulation testing of software on the hardware platforms or emulators.
Coordinate schedule and budget with the Team Lead
Completes projects by commissioning instrumentation, electrical, and control systems at customer sites.
Maintains product and company reputation by utilizing established equipment, procedures, and designs, and complying with federal, state and local regulations.
Maintains confidentiality by keeping information confidential.
Prepares documentation to be included in operating manual by identifying and describing equipment operating characteristics.
Contributes to team effort by assisting others with their projects and completing non-project related tasks as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related field
Must have 2+ years experience in process controls technology or related field
Must be self motivated
Must possess good interpersonal skills and work well in a team setting as well as independently
Must be detail oriented
Must have proven analytical skills
Must possess good English language communication skills, both verbal and written
Must be willing to travel (up to 25% of the time, some internationally)
Working knowledge of MS Office
Sit, stand, bend, reach, walk for long periods of time in office setting
Must be able to lift/carry 25 lbs.
Use of steps, stairs, lifts routinely
May be required to work extended hours which may include weekend and holidays
Regularly exposed to manufacturing areas that may require personal protective equipment
Regularly exposed to a manufacturing work environment that is cold, dirty, greasy, wet and noisy
Our benefits include Retirement Plan, Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance, Disability Benefits, Health Spending Account, Life Insurance, Twelve (12) paid statutory Holidays, paid Vacations and personal days.
We are a member of the international GEA Group. For additional information about the GEA organization, please access our website www.gea.com.
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