Automation Engineer | Schlumberger

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Automation Engineer

Rosharon - United States

Description:

Automation Engineers are responsible to design, develop, document, test, and commission automation systems within constraints such as development cost, product quality, product safety, and time. In this job, the engineer is expected to work effectively with other engineering domains, such as mechanical, electrical, and IT, to solve cross domain problems that automate equipment, processes and business workflows related to the use of sensors, actuators, software, and IT infrastructure to accomplish a specific task.


Automation engineers effectively employee expertise related to:

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Software Control System Engineering


Responsibilities:

  • Create intuitive human-machine interfaces using FactoryTalk ME and Ignition
  • Develop database applications using Ignition and SQL for tracking downtime, performance, etc.
  • Program and debug ladder logic and structure text code on Allen-Bradley controlLogix PLC
  • Maintain and configure industrial ethernet network of automation devices as Robots, PLC, VFD, etc.
  • Program and debug Fanuc robot programs
  • Manage and support automation projects that involve cross functional teams such as manufacturing, sustaining and IT teams
  • Support senior technical team in the creation of a technical roadmap for manufacturing

Qualifications and skills:

  • BS / MS / PhD in Science or Engineering with software experience or education.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant industry experience for external hire to be considered for a Senior Level
  • Experience in PLC Systems (Allen-Bradley, Siemens and Beckhoff) and PLC programming is a plus
  • Experience in Robotic systems (Fanuc, Kuka, ABB) is a plus
  • Proficiency in reading detailed electrical schematics
  • Experience in Human-Machine Interfaces (FactoryTalk ME, Siemens WinCC and Ignition)
  • Proficiency in at least one general purpose language (Python, C, C++, JavaScript, C#, Java, etc.)
  • General understanding of web technologies (API, database, server, etc.)
  • Experience working independently in a large software setting
  • Excellent communication skills, with proven record of technical mentoring and technical writing
  • Expertise in industry standards for automation


General skills:

  • Possesses a high degree of initiative
  • Adaptable and willing to learn new technologies
  • Keeps abreast of key developments in relevant technologies and existing standards
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent oral, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Practices effective listening techniques
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Effectively analyzes and solves problems with attention to the root cause


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.


Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested

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