Why work for us?
At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.
What’s the job?
The Automation Engineer will assist with the development and implementation of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) projects, production, processing methods and controls in a manner consistent with CertainTeed Roofing Vision, Mission, Values and Objectives. Through engineering fundamentals and advances process control tools, this position will ensure that processes are centered, capable and in control; reduce process variations; and resolve special causes variation. This position will also provide leadership in the implementation and support of plant automation, electrical and database systems.
Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing automation related projects and initiatives.
Responsibilities include designing or developing new process control systems and revising / maintaining of existing processes; developing and implementing WCM projects; managing and guiding contractors, consultants and suppliers; identifying new opportunities and solutions with cost / benefit analysis and making recommendations to improve efficiencies.
Responsible for managing equipment and labor costs within the department’s budget.
Provides input into planning and scheduling of projects and preparing capital expenditures.
Interacts with managers and supervisors at plant and corporate personnel to secure appropriate resources to plan and implement controls projects.
Interacts with consultants and suppliers to determine the compatibility of other systems and products as they may apply to WCM and Controls.
Works closely with the Production and Engineering Managers to coordinate changes in the production process and resolve equipment malfunctions.
Manages automation related projects and provides weekly status report to plant management.
Participates in Focus Improvement teams to resolve critical process and production problems with customers and vendors.
Develops and maintains PLC/HMI systems from the plant floor to management and financial levels.
Provides technical support and enhancement of automation related systems (PLC / HMI / VFD / Instrumentation / Data and Voice Networks / plant electrical distribution systems) and implements required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.
Ensures CertainTeed Roofing’s standards of safety, quality and reliability are built into power distribution and control systems.
Uses advanced tools / techniques to reduce process variations and downtime.
Identifies and resolves special cause variation in the process.
Analyzes operating problems, develops solutions and leads the implementation of corrective actions.
Collects, interprets and extrapolates data from the production process to monitor current equipment performance against established baselines and applies appropriate correction actions.
Develops and maintains standard operating procedures and work instructions.
Maintains records of plant and individual equipment performance.
Ensures full documentation of all projects and systems to WCM / Early Equipment Management (EEM) standards.
Prepares and maintains data sheets, wiring and Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and flow charts required for the proper and efficient operation of plant equipment.
What do you bring?
PREFERRED OR DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in Roofing technology and process.
Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical.
What are our perks?
We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:
Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
Employee Recognition Programs
PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
Unconscious bias training
Short term disability
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