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Automation Engineer

Company: Novelis
Location: Davenport
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Automation EngineerJob LocationsUS-IA-DavenportID2024-45632ScheduleFull TimeCityDavenportState/ProvinceIowaCountryUSPosition OverviewNovelis is one of the world leaders in aluminum recycling and rolling and a leading sustainable aluminum solutions provider. Driven by our purpose of "shaping a sustainable world together," we work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, automotive, beverage packaging and specialty markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Novelis has approximately 13,000 employees in 32 operating facilities on 4 continents. Novelis Davenport has an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer. This position is responsible for managing systems engineering in the areas of automation and computer systems to contribute to the achievement of the Manufacturing Unit's safety, quality, and cost objectives.Responsibilities & QualificationsResponsibilities

  • Maintenance of existing automated systems
  • Application of mature engineering knowledge in planning and conducting projects having a scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of responsible assignments
  • Application of state-of-the-art technology and techniques to resolve complex engineering problems
  • Performs special study programs involving technical data of a complex nature
  • Support manufacturing by working closely with the Operations, Engineering and Process Groups
  • Direct vendors and consultants
  • Involvement in equipment, operator, and maintenance training programs
  • Promote external contacts with other operations research groups as necessary
  • Must be willing to keep current with the ever-changing technology, balancing it with the needs of the operations to bring forth improvements in process control, process automation and process management systems and methodsQualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer, Software Engineering, or related discipline
    • Experience working in an IT environment organization
    • Strong communication skills required
    • Software skills in software analysis, design, methodology, and architecture
    • Programming experience in software languageQualifications, Cont.
      • Ability to develop relationships with employees
      • Must possess leadership skills to direct, lead and develop other personnel to accomplish personal, plant and corporate objectives
      • Must be flexible and able to operate in a fast-paced environment, with ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work
      • Experience in Windows operating system management and configuration as it pertains to a networked manufacturing environmentPreferred Qualifications
        • 5 years of manufacturing experience preferred
        • Understanding of TCP/IP networks Desired Qualifications
        • Experience in HMI/SCADA systems. Experience with WonderWare HMI systems a plus.
        • Experience with SQL programming and relational databases
        • Experience in building client/server applications
        • Experience in multi-threaded applications development
        • Experience in Windows operating system management and configuration as it pertains to a networked manufacturing environment
        • Experience in supporting the process group and the maintenance group in reliability effortsWhat We Offer:Novelis' benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, driven by the marketplace, and affordable. In addition to core benefits, we provide these unique to the industry benefits:
          • Family Growth Programs: Paid parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Fertility Treatment, Childcare Discount and Nursing Mom Support
          • Employee Assistance Programs: free resources available 24/7 to you and your family in the areas of mental health, family life, and career and financial guidance
          • Wellness Programs: incentives for wellness activities, wellness spending account, programs for building healthy habits, virtual physical therapy for joint, back, and pelvic health, health management programs and more.
          • Diabetes Management Program
          • Pet insurance
          • Identity Theft Protection
          • PerkSpot Discount Program
          • Tuition assistance and career development programs Disclaimer: We encourage all potential candidates to follow the protocols below and to be diligent when sharing any personal information:
            • Check the job posting is live and valid via our careers page:
            • Verify any communication with us by contacting our talent team at Location ProfileDavenport IA has been a key player in the aluminum industry for over 11 decades. Novelis employs more than 300 people in the Davenport community across two facilities: a finishing mill and a casting facility. Novelis is an active and engaged community partner in Davenport teaming up with organizations like Habitat for Humanity Riverbend Food Bank and CASI and sponsoring local events including Advanced Manufacturing Career Day.Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.OptionsSorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.Share on your newsfeedNeed help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Software Powered by iCIMSPI33c133e0591b-31181-33904940

Keywords: Novelis, Davenport , Automation Engineer, Other , Davenport, Iowa

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