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Automation Engineer- EPME085 Manufacturing Engineer Midway, TN

Midway, TN, US, 37809

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  360489


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain wall, storefronts and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings and more.



JOB TITLE:                 Automation Engineer- EPME085 Manufacturing Engineer


DEPARTMENT:         Plant Engineering


REPORTS TO:             Automation Engineering Manager


Oldcastle Building Envelope has an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join the team at our Midway facility. We are looking for a motivated, hands-on leader who wants the opportunity to make a positive impact on the operation and improve reliability throughout the plant.

Basic Function:  The Automation Engineer is responsible for evaluating existing Processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices.  The major emphasis in the position is to support the processes and team in any way possible.




  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or minimum 10 years of, verifiable, experience in the required qualifications of this position.
  • Highly skilled with Allen Bradley PLC and HMI programming and troubleshooting, all platforms are required. Experience with other PLC platforms, SCADA, and HMI applications, as well, is preferred.
  • Be Highly skilled with Fanuc Robotics - design, implementation and debugging through real world application and Roboguide Simulation is a must.
  • Computer skills – Be highly skilled with electrical CAD, MS Office, VBA, C++, and VMware Workstation. Familiarity with programming script languages including Java and VBScript and server-based OS – their related functions & application.
  • Have at least 4 years of experience with IT (Networking, Control Ethernet IP Devices).
  • Must have extensive experience with motion control systems, motion controllers, VFDs, servo drives.
  • Have strong experience with equipment reliability / computerized maintenance management software to drive world class up-time through preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, and targeted engineering change.
  • Design automated tests to validate applications by creating scripts that run testing functions automatically.
  • Be an organized, self-starter with the ability to handle numerous projects, prioritize workload and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and conduct themselves professionally.  Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal skills; enjoys working in a team.
  • Candidate can think outside the box – innovative in daily responsibilities as well as project work.
  • Can Safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of this job.
  • Analyze bug reports and highlight problems to help identify fixes for them. They deliver regular reports identifying these bugs to other members of the engineering team.
  • Collaborate with other members of the engineering team to find the best methods for solving problems.
  • Identifying software application weaknesses and target areas.
  • Sketching out ideas for automated software test procedures.
  • Troubleshooting automation software and finalizing system procedures.
  • Identifying quality issues and creating test reports.
  • Advanced programming skills including automation systems, PC and databases, regarding the IEC61131 standard.
  • Excellent analytical skills and project management skills.







  • The Automation engineer is the link between Engineering, production, and maintenance. This person will drive automation change, process improvement, plant improvement and training, troubleshooting, and establishing best practice.  
  • The Automation engineer will provide support to management, maintenance, and production in day-to-day operations through troubleshooting equipment, quality, projects, training, and safety departmental concerns.
  • The Automation engineer will review existing Processes, make recommendations to improve Automation flow and implement Automation improvement applying GMP.
  • The Automation engineer assist with engineering and maintenance on projects involving Automation control, hydraulics, pneumatics, programmable controllers, compressors, and construction
  • Provide technical support for machines and equipment as needed.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • 401k with company match
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


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.


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.




Date Posted:  Jan 7, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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