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Senior Automation Controls Specialist

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

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Senior Automation Controls Specialist
Location Buford - Georgia
Permanent  
Full Time
 

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of approximately 14,900 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.

 
 

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of approximately 14,900 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.

 

This position provides process control, automation, project management, technical support to the HCV Buford Manufacturing plant.  The incumbent works with members of the Heraeus Technical Community as well as other departments including Operations, Sales, and Product Applications develop and implement and improve processes in order to meet production demands while improving efficiency, productivity, costs, and quality.

 

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Acquire and apply expert know how of Heraeus’ proprietary quartz glass tube and preform forming technology.  Continuously improve forming operations, enable production of new products, and resolve process problems.
  • Identify process automation and modernization opportunities within the facility.  Provide project leadership for automation of existing or new processes.
  • Manage automation projects, capital projects, and equipment upgrades from concept development through installation, commissioning, and industrialization.
  • Apply process fuzzy controls strategies using custom software.
  • Equipment troubleshooting and technical support.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on a wide variety of electrical and automation projects.

What is required for this Role:

  • 7 years of industrial controls experience.
  • Experience with complied computer languages such as C++ and C#.  
  • Hands-on project management and proven analytical skills.
  • Ability to complete complex projects with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work as project leader and as a team member in a collaborative setting.
  • Proficiency with standard PLC hardware and languages.  Siemens expertise is required

 


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta