Job: LEVEL II PROCESS AUTOMATION ENGINEER – STEEL INDUSTRY

Title LEVEL II PROCESS AUTOMATION ENGINEER – STEEL INDUSTRY
Categories Metallurgy & Process Control/Automation
Salary Competitive compensation and benefits
Location Portage, Indiana
Job Information

In this Level II Process Automation Engineer position you will be key in developing, implementing and maintaining Level II systems in a Steel Mill. Requirements include a BS Degree in Computer Science or a related field and 5+ years of relevant experience.
• LOCATION: Northwest Indiana
• INDUSTRY: Steel Industry

LEVEL II PROCESS AUTOMATION ENGINEER – STEEL INDUSTRY

DESCRIPTION
This opportunity is with a successful Steel Mill in Northwest Indiana. Reporting to the Engineering Manager. This position is responsible for developing, maintaining and improving Level 2 automation systems to support the manufacturing operations in achievement of Business KPI’s and objectives.
• Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and improving Level 2 system performance which includes: troubleshooting process model accuracy and reliability, improving operational efficiency, and accuracy of databases.
• Work closely with Operations, Maintenance and Technical groups to continuously improve the accuracy and reliability of automated process models.
• Coordinate with the I.T. department as well as Finance, Purchasing and Quality to insure automated process data is accurately uploaded to Business Level Systems.
• Collect process data, reduce it statistically, evaluate and apply results to process improvements in terms of Level 2 models, process efficiency, and process reliability.
• Investigate process performance and Quality issues as required to support Root Cause investigations and developments of corrective actions and countermeasures.
• Support mill operations on weekends and off-hours.
• Support and participate in development of CAPEX projects as required.

REQUIREMENTS
• BS degree (or higher) in Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering
• Minimum five years of experience in the design, development, and support of Level 2 Systems. This must include “hands-on” experience with material t racking data collection, and data reduction/storage of representative statistics.
• Experience with Melting, Casting, and Rolling processes in steel or a non-ferrous industry.
• Familiar with programming in the following languages/environments: Visual Studio, C, C++, C#, ASP NET, Oracle PL/SQL or Microsoft T-SQL.

 

REFERENCE# LTS 619
jeffrey [at] latterell [dot] com

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