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Automation Engineer

ALC Staffing Associates
Buffalo, New York, United States
November 21, 2016

Electrical Engineer- Automation Leader

Understanding of Siemens PCS7 and/or Step 7

Buffalo, NY

Salary: DOE

Relocation Assistance Available

I'm seeking to recruit a candidate interested in setting and achieving high standards, who can bring together a group of people for a common purpose, and is committed to providing outstanding customer support.

The ideal candidate’s experience in maintenance processes and preventative maintenance will help to ensure the continuous implementation of world class maintenance practices at my clients job site.


Manage the company team of electrical technicians and automation engineers to perform predictive and preventive maintenance works, as well as corrective and break-ins.

Will be responsible for the area’s automation and electrical availability and development.

Has direct influence to set the team’s targets and how they are achieved.

Controls that electrical safety is followed.

Manage the company's automation technology and development of the automation maintenance process.

Decides shut down works in cooperation with production, mechanical team leader, and technical service leaders.

Participates in the RCA process for unplanned breaks, shut-downs and is responsible for action plans for automation or electrical issues or faults.

Informs maintenance manager of all items that could impact safety, availability, or cost beyond the normal range.

Has responsibility over team’s operative maintenance functions below:

Works are addressed and work quality is checked.

Weekly PM routes have been done and findings reported and, if possible, corrected.


* The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, automation or related field.

* 5 years of experience in an industrial maintenance or engineering environment.

* Paper Pulp experience is a plus.

* Understanding of Siemens PCS7 and/or Step 7.

* Supervisory experience within a heavy industrial manufacturing setting is required.