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Automation Controls Engineer - Converse, TX

Converse, TX, US, 78109

Leviat NA



Job ID:  364644


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.


Job Summary 


The Automation Controls Engineer will primarily be responsible for the development, and implementation of automation systems in the Converse, TX plant to improve safety, quality, productivity, and cost on existing manufacturing processes.  This position reporting into the Plant Manager primarily be responsible for the design, build, and implementation of the electrical and I&C (instrumentation & control) systems for automation projects. A successful candidate will be able to design a system architecture, program the robotics, physically wire the 24v systems, and develop the PLC control programs.


Job Responsibilities


  • Physical build and installation of automation equipment, including wiring of the cell DC systems, integration of peripheral equipment, and programing of robotics
  • Ground up development, design, programming and debug of PLC’s, HMI’s, & Robotics
  • Responsible for the integration of new automation equipment in a manufacturing environment, and support of existing automation systems
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of peripheral equipment such as vision and laser inspection systems
  • Responsible for the development and training of personnel in robotic programming, wiring of machines, and peripheral equipment
  • Oversight and project management of multiple automation projects across the plant at any given time, and responsible for the communication of project status to team members and executive management
  • Develop and maintain clear, accurate documentation of automation equipment/process
  • Develop network of vendors and solution providers to partner with in projects as well as educating the team in up-and-coming technologies and applications


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field required
  • Ability to develop ground up PLC programs in multiple brands required (Allen Bradley, and Automation Direct preferred)
  • Ability to implement six-axis robotic programs in multiple brands required (Fanuc & Universal Robots preferred)
  • Experience with Automation Project Management required
  • Software programming (C#, Java, Python) experience is a plus
  • Experience with HMIs, SCADA & remote monitoring systems is a plus
  • Ability to problem solve, and think outside of the box to find effective solutions
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings & procedural documentation
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience in fast-paced manufacturing environments
  • Experience solving complex problems with little to no supervision on schedule as an individual or as a member of an integrated team


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jun 20, 2022

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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