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Controls / Automation Engineer - Top Employer! Wire & Cable

Company: Prymian Group
Location: Claremont
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Prysmian Group
Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video, and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.
We are almost 29,000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. Make Your Mark at Prysmian!
Team Overview and Job Responsibilities
What you'll do:
Candidate will be an employee of the Automation group supporting the manufacturing of optical fiber. This individual will provide technical support in the area of PC and PLC based controls and automation for improvement projects and production support. Principle Functional Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain PLC programs utilized by production and facilities to control manufacturing processes and support equipment. Provide controls and automation support for the manufacturing of optical fiber, including off-hours support on a rotating basis. Work with the technical staff to resolve daily production issues. Support the commissioning of new equipment for production. Ensure proper backups of all programs and critical support files are maintained per plant standards. Other duties as assigned by supervisor or a member of management. Who are we looking for?

  • B.S. in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail and quality oriented
  • Ability to contribute to the team's culture of continuous process changes/improvements
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Comply with all applicable safety procedures and ISO 45001 / ISO 14001 HSE guidelines Preferred:
    • Experience in fiber optic or other highly automated manufacturing process
    • Experience with programming Rockwell (Allen-Bradley), Modicon, and/or Siemens PLC's
    • Experience in PLC programming utilizing IEC programming languages including Ladder, Sequential function charts, Structured text, and Function Block Diagrams
    • Experience with Profibus, Ethernet and Modbus+ communication protocols
    • Experience in programming SCADA Software with PC to PLC transactions and PC to Database transactions
    • Experience in programming servo drives and motion controllers Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group's success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.
      Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.
      Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.

Keywords: Prymian Group, Gastonia , Controls / Automation Engineer - Top Employer! Wire & Cable, IT / Software / Systems , Claremont, North Carolina

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