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R&D Automation Engineer

Duties
  • Perform ladder logic and HMI programming – for both existing and new systems
  • Develop and implement automation strategies
  • Develop and cultivate technical experience within team
  • Lead Automation capital projects from design thru debug, as well as some non-Automation projects
  • As a Capital Project Manager – manage all facets of the project, including safety, project timelines, budgets, start-up, etc.
  • Write business cases for capital projects, including preparing and issuing funding requests
  • Perform troubleshooting of control systems working closely with electrical maintenance and operators
  • Create training instructions and standard operating procedures
  • Analyze data and initiating data-driven thinking and decision making

 

Description
  • B. S. in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an Automation Engineer and/or Process Control Engineer role in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in leading a technical team and implementing Automation solutions in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of safety, environmental, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Food Safety, PLC HMI/SCADA, and Data Historians
  • Hardware: Allen Bradley PLC-5, ControlLogix, Powerflex VFD, PanelView
  • Software: RSLogix Platform, Asset Centre, Factory Talk View, GE Ifix/IBatch, OSI PI, SQL Database and Ignition
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Want a role with real-world impact? As an R&D Automation Engineer at RB, you’ll have the freedom to help develop products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide. 

 

R&D Automation Engineer

Evansville, IN

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

 

Focusing on one of our categories – Health, Home or Hygiene - you’ll help drive technical product development on key projects. Working with experts from different teams, you’ll analyse, interpret and evaluate test results and consider their implications. Ultimately, you’ll help us create new products. Products that solve real problems and improve the lives of millions of people globally.

 

You’ll succeed because… 

…you’re a creative and tenacious problem solver. You’ve worked in laboratories before so you’re familiar with the methods and techniques used. Degree qualified in a scientific discipline, you’re also able to communicate effectively with colleagues from different fields. Independently minded, you’ve a healthy curiosity and will actively seek out additional information when you need it.

 

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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