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Project Engineer - Controls Systems Integration in Aurora, IL at OSI Group

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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    Aurora, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Responsible for managing engineering projects from concept through scope definition, design, costing, planning, installation, start-up and follow up assessment. Works with plant management, corporate resources, and third party vendors and contractors to deliver cost effective solutions that work. The successful candidate is an experienced hands-on controls systems integrator, enthusiastic team player, self-disciplined individual, and is attentive to details with ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Participate in all phases, from planning to completion, of automation and controls projects by providing input on appropriate design specifications; management of schedule, scope, cost, and quality; recommend equipment and methods based on knowledge of current industry standard; site start-up support.
  • Develop, recommend and implement as directed, an organization-wide technical standards/guidelines relative to hardware and panel design, PLC and HMI programming, SCADA, power distribution, and OT network architect.
  • Provide technical support to plant and engineering department during any consideration of automation and controls integration initiatives.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement as directed, training programs designed to educate plant maintenance and technical team on automation basic principles and controls systems troubleshooting.

Job Requirements

  • At least seven years of experience in developing and providing automation solutions in the consumer products and/or industrial industries.
  • Strong knowledge with Factory Talk Suite, Allen-Bradley (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, PLC5, and SLC500) PLCs, PanelView/PanelviewPlus HMIs, Industrial Communication Networks (Ethernet, EthenetI/P, DeviceNet, DH+, etc.).
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic control systems and clearly communicate technical solutions for any control system challenges
  • Ability to build effective relationships both internally and externally to accomplish position objectives.
  • Ability to influence others where no direct reporting relationship exists.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing, with individuals at all levels.
  • Familiar with automation and controls industry standards and support contacts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical degree.
  • Work is generally performed within a business professional office environment, with standard office equipment available.
  • Travel – 50% to other US locations While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, walk, use hands or finger, talk, hear, feel objects, tools, or controls; may be required to lift up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision to a computer screen.Frequently works in adverse conditions, including extreme heat or cold.
  • Operational duties will consist of indoor and outdoor duties, with exposure to normal and extreme weather condition, including but not limited to extreme heat and extreme cold.

OSI believes all persons have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. It is the policy of OSI  to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.