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Process Control Systems Engineer - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Davenport, Iowa, 52801, United States
November 11, 2018


Process Control Systems Engineer - RT

Davenport, Iowa 52801

Job Description:

Maintain and develop software systems utilized to control manufacturing processes. These software systems control the operation of our production machinery and are integral to production, quality, and safety.

Design and implement new process control systems as driven by new product development for the facility as well as modifications to existing processes.

Perform system upgrades to keep current with hardware and software that is still supported by the manufacturer or developer.

Maintain the upkeep of process control computers, software licensing agreements, and backups of software files to minimize downtime of manufacturing equipment.

Provide formatted data to the technical and process groups as requested.

Timely access to this data essential for the plant’s quality management program and rapid problem solving.

Solve quality and production issues associated with process control systems and develop software to diagnose quality and manufacturing issues.

Interact with vendors and consultants to pursue high quality equipment and services as it relates to process control systems.

Provide process control systems support for plant operations. This support will include analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network, server, security, and desktop network infrastructure on all levels of process computer environments, with a focus on Level 2 and 3 environments.

Provide support and on call functions to assist in advanced troubleshooting as required to minimize downtime of production operations.

Willing to continually expand working knowledge and application of new hardware, software and programming techniques through training, vendor contacts and published media information.

Key Knowledge and Experience Required

1. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in development, programming, and analyzing industrial manufacturing automation systems

2. Minimum of 2 years’ experience with programming language skills in C

3. Minimum of 1-year experience with Unix or Linux

4. Minimum of 2 years’ experience with web applications using HTML, JavaScript, CSS and PHP

5. Experience developing functional specifications, architectural designs, detailed designs and software systems (applications) using structured programming techniques

6. Experience with basic networking systems, design and troubleshooting

7. Experience in Best Practices of web development and maintenance.

8. Experience in administering Linux operating systems including printing services (CUPS), authentication (LDAP), security (SSH, SFTP, RSA/DSA key authentication), shell scripting, and system resource monitoring

9. Experience in administering Apache web server, proxy servers, remote access and remote administration.

10. Familiar with database systems - MS Access, SQL Server, Oracle, SQLite, or PostgreSQL

11. Working knowledge of programming and interfacing techniques with various shop floor control systems, e.g. programmable controllers (PLCs) and user interfaces (HMIs)

12. Project management experience

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15. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

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