Automation Engineer

Key Duties and Responsibilities

•   Architect, write and debug PLC code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable
•   Generate HMI screens for complex machinery and provide documentation for use and troubleshooting
•   Manage electrical cabinet builds and field wiring
•   Select and size electrical and electromechanical components such as servos, 3 phase motors, analog and digital sensor, and safety-rated components
•   Train internal team to support automated equipment after deployment
•   Identify, develop and design control panels, as well as provide improvements and upgrades to control systems
•   Report performance trends/issues to management and recommend solutions
•   Develop standard operating procedures and train personnel on all new systems
•   Define control system and instrumentation maintenance requirements and procedures
•   Identify instrumentation deficiencies and suggest alternatives
•   Assist multi-discipline engineering team in creating meaningful alarms and periodically check their effectiveness

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications

•   BS/MS in Electrical/Chemical/Mechanical Engineering or 5+ years working at an industrial manufacturing facility and related instrumentation/automation certifications
•   Software knowledge: PLC programming, experience with Siemens TIA Portal, Rockwell RS Studio, and Ignition SCADA system
•   Experience in design, operation, and maintenance of industrial control systems
•   Strong data and system analysis, troubleshooting, and teamwork skills
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•   Excellent organization skills, persistence, good judgment, and attention to detail
•   Profibus, Modbus and Kepware experience a plus
•   Familiarity with High Performance HMI best practices a plus
•   Proficiency in creating detailed schematics and models in CAD (SolidWorks preferred) a plus
•   Familiarity with MySQL or other relational databases a plus
•   Text-based programming (C,C++, Python) a plus
•   Must be a good problem solver and enjoy a dynamic, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
•   Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks in the same time frame
•   Ability to work in a fast paced and dealine driven environment
If you would like to apply for this position, please send us an email at, specify for which position you are applying, and include your CV.

1550 Clovis Barker Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666

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