Houston, Texas - 2023-09-19 Division Automation Engineer-Remote

Finding great people is difficult. But it’s what we do best. We form trusted partnerships with our customers and provide excellent opportunities for candidates, guaranteeing satisfaction for both. Our goal is to treat you as a real person, not just ‘human capital.’ While our product is our people, we aren’t successful if you aren’t successful.

In this role, you can expect to have some of these responsibilities:

  • Work with customers to design and deliver solutions, seeking feedback and innovating with the customer to drive and deliver improvements
  • Attends project meetings and presents all technical aspects of project assignments
  • Interacts with officials, contractors, suppliers, and others
  • Acts as a design authority for engineering deliverables in all applicable engineering disciplines
  • Develop and review standard processes, tools and techniques while ensuring that engineering activities comply with safety regulations and contractual requirements
  • Defines project tasks and ensures allocation of these tasks among project team members
  • Defines schedule, cost, and quality metrics
  • Coordinates the creation of work plans and cost estimates in all applicable engineering disciplines
  • Evaluates risks and opportunities, strategizes mitigation of engineering projects/ programs
  • Supports the project manager in overall project risk and opportunity assessments, and implementation of resulting actions
  • Collaborates on project installation, commissioning, and site activities, clarifying potential issues or providing solutions to correct engineering errors
  • Provides technical support to commissioning and start-up activities
  • Assist sales, business development and proposal team in preparation of technical proposals, coordinating documents and engineering estimates, and performing risk analyses
  • Receive assignments from director of advanced manufacturing
  • Report on status and communicate technical issues
  • Provide engineering detail to and work with internal drafting resources to develop drawings
  • Develop technical documentation and specifications
  • Write PLC and HMI application software
  • Configure AC / DC drive equipment
  • Develop system test plan documents, simulation code, and perform system testing
  • Coordinate with project management, technical leads, and/or end customers to commission systems
  • Travel required approximately 45% of the time

Now that you know what you will be doing, here’s what you need to do it:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in electrical/systems/robotics engineering, and minimum 8 years' experience in engineering, automation, controls, robotics, OR Associates degree, preferably in a technical field, and 10 years' experience in engineering, automation, controls, robotics
    • Master’s degree and Lean/Six sigma preferred
  • Experience in robotics centric application engineering, working as an engineering lead with extensive hands-on experience in controls/electrical/instrumentation design, PLC (programmable logic controllers)/ HMI (human machine interface)/ PC (process center)/ robot programming, simulation, FAT, startup and commissioning of Greenfield and Brownfield projects
  • Experience in automation systems for logistics applications – Knowledge of Rockwell, Siemens, Fanuc controls platform or similar
  • Familiarity with Gateways, fail-safe systems, and communication protocols for interface to third party systems
  • A well-rounded approach for systems design, change control, integration of sub systems
  • Knowledge of UL (Underwriters Laboratories)/ CSA standards
  • Sound knowledge of engineering and project management techniques, processes, and tools with a strong focus on safety and dedication to following workplace safety guidelines
  • Experience with solid-works and AutoCAD preferred
  • Willingness and desire to participate in ongoing training to maintain technical competency in automation products, software, and complimentary areas
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel, and Visio
  • Communication skills both written and verbal are required
  • Aptitude in programming/configuring PLC’s (Allen Bradley, Siemens, and GE), drives (Siemens, ABB, and Allen Bradley), and or HMI packages is a plus
  • Experience in metals processing is strongly preferred

The pay range for this role is $110,000 to $115,000/year. 

We work with some amazing companies. Still not sure if this opportunity is right for you? Here are a few more reasons our clients trust us:

Quick response to staffing needs.
We get it, time is money. Our clients trust us with part of their people operations to help them staff properly and efficiently.

A full understanding of the requirements for each position.
By listening to what drives our clients’ decision-making process, following a disciplined process of identifying top-quality candidates, and understanding core objectives and position requirements, we’re able to achieve great results.

Focused on customer satisfaction.
We boast a 99% customer satisfaction rating and that’s one of the many reasons why we rarely lose. But our customer in the talent acquisition process is more than the client – it’s you! We strive for you to have the best possible candidate experience.

An opportunity awaits you working with one of our awesome clients. It’s all up to you now, just apply!