Sr Automation Engineer

  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: BI32-2685577
Sr. Automation Engineer needed in Fort Worth, TX for a systems integrator catering to the Food and Beverage Industry with a focus on dairy product manufacturing. This systems integration firm works with Fortune 100 companies across the US and Canada.

Why work here?
  • Stable company in business over 30 years!
  • Run your own projects and work with clients directly!
  • Clients are Fortune 100 companies!
  • Large multi-million dollar projects!
  • Excellent compensation!
  • Family healthcare premiums covered by the company
  • Automatic retirement contribution of up to 10% of base salary!
  • Paid holidays and vacation

  • Work directly with customers to develop an understanding the their processes, control methods, and requirements for successful project completion
  • Write functional specification, sequence of operations, system installation instructions in accordance with standards and procedures
  • Design control systems, program PLC, HMI, and SCADA, specify instrumentation and oversee electrical and mechanical design
  • Lead teams of co-workers through execution of large or complex control system implementations and start-ups
  • Manage project schedule and budget to achieve established objectives
  • Lead a team in the start-up and commissioning of new process equipment within a plant floor environment
  • Work independently with very little supervision and with high personal and team accountability

  • BS degree in Engineering or technical degree with equivalent experience
  • 5+ years automation experience with good working knowledge of fluid process control systems, 3+ years in food, beverage, or dairy processes is desirable
  • Demonstrated development skill with most of the following:
    • Allen Bradley RSLogix 500 & 5000 series PLC's (Modicon, Siemens, GE, or other PLC experience a plus)
    • Rockwell FactoryTalk, Wonderware and/or GE iFix HMI platforms
    • Rockwell PanelviewPlus
    • Database platforms including SQL or other
    • Industrial Communications with Ethernet and ASi, Modbus, ControlNet or DeviceNet
    • Microsoft Excel, Word, Project
    • AutoCAD – 2D Electrical & PID drawings
  • Control System Design, Programming, Commissioning, and Troubleshooting in one or more of the following food and beverage processes is highly desirable. Similar experience in other industries will be considered.

    • Batching
    • Blending
    • Liquification
    • Separation / Clarification
    • Pasteurization using HTST and UHT processes
    • Drying and Evaporating
    • Fermentation / Cultured processes
    • Membrane processes
    • Clean-In-Place
    • Filling and Packaging
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex electrical, instrumentation, and pneumatic systems in a timely manner. Operate multimeters, gauges, calibration equipment and other related measuring devices.
  • Willing to travel 30% around US and Canada
  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluent English
  • Must be a United States Citizen or documented proof of eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Must have a current driver's license
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds
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