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  • Position: Plant Automation Engineer
    Location: Peoria, Illinois
    Ref: 174/2013
     
    Who we are
    We are a recognized technology leader providing irrigation products, services and solutions to the golf, commercial and residential turf industry.

    We are indeed a global company with our USA headquarters located in Irvine, California, our manufacturing facility located in Peoria Illinois and our European headquarters located in Paris, France with regional offices spread across the globe, supporting dealer networks across 80-countries.

    While the world looks at water as a finite resource, the management of this resource poses significant challenges for an industry that has only recently emerged from a long period of underinvestment. In this landscape, the turf industry is increasingly challenged to bring new products and enhanced products to market, on time and at an acceptable cost.
     
    Responsibilities
    The Plant Automation Engineer is ultimately responsible for the effective operation of all automated equipment in the manufacturing facility. The Plant Automation Engineer will have direct interface with maintenance, engineering, operations & management. The Plant Automation Engineer is responsible to the Manufacturing Manager for the performance of all automation as well as required to investigate, develop, test and commission automation improvements throughout the manufacturing facility, and for the effective and efficient operation of equipment as directed by operations or management.
     
    Key Responsibilities
    These responsibilities cover all phases of maintenance through development & implementation of new ideas, from brainstorming and evaluating concepts through troubleshooting and support on the factory floor. This role requires attention to the big picture as well as the details that make a difference.
     
    Minimum Requirements
    • Four-year technical degree, BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent military qualifications and experience
    • Five to seven (5-7) years of machine control/automation design and programming experience, preferably on custom machines. Lab automation equipment experience is a plus. Experience with selection, configuration, and programming of PLC (e.g., AB Controllogix), PC (e.g., NI LabView), and embedded (e.g., Rabbit, Arduino) control systems.
    • Must live in Peoria or surrounding area
    • Valid driving license and an acceptable driving record
    • The legal right to work in the United States
     
    Application Instructions
    Submit resume and Job Application letter to: - HR@scsmail.com
     
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