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Automation And Controls Specialist
Contract Type
United States

Your Opportunity

The Automation Specialist creates the programs and performs the start up services of the various control systems.(Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) , sensors and actuators), in the production lines under the supervision of the project manager or of the Senior Automation Specialist)

Your Mission

  • Participates in establishing the control philosophy.
  • Prepares the PLC programs.
  • Writes technical documentation related to the project.
  • Participates in the programming and start-up of the various control systems.
  • Follows and respects Sidel's quality procedures.
  • Participates in the installation of Sidel equipment on site at our customer's site and does the start-up activities.
  • Maintains and improves the methods of the installation and start-up group.
  • Occasional suggest improvements related to the development of the control systems.
  • Guaranties that deadlines are met in all phases of the project he/she is involved in.
  • Develops the individual competencies of his peers to make sure they are perfectly autonomous and reliable within the project scope.
  • Contributes to promote the companies image by his/her professionalism, reliability, desire to meet objectives, innovation and quality of the relationship with the client.
  • Contributes to promote team spirit and respect of other members of the company and persons from other divisions in the group.
  • Contributes in the development of new aptitudes in the sphere of automation.
  • The person must be able and interested in travelling according to the requirements of the position.


Your Profile

Education :

  • A technical diploma  (Engineering, Automation, Electrical or Electronics).

Experience :

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position or the participation in 5 projects with multiple equipment.

Competencies / Specific Knowledge :

  • Programming experience for PLC's, Allen-Bradley, Siemens, TI or Modicon
  • Experience with avec variable frequency drives, inductive sensors, photo-eyes, sonic sensors
  • Experience with industrial communication networks inter-PLC; PLC/PC such as Modbus, Sinec, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet.
  • Must have experience in development of Operator Interfaces such as Wonderware Intouch, Ifix, FTView, ZenOn.
  • Have knowledge of PID Loops and instrumentation.
  • Experience in control panel wiring.
  • Knowledge of PC's, Virtual Machines and Operating Systems for the installation of Automation specific software.

Contract Type
United States
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