Shaw Industries Inc Senior Automation Engineer in Dalton, Georgia
Shaw Industries, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., with more than $4.8 billion (USD) in annual sales. We are the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floor covering provider. We supply carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile and stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, our 22,000 associates are located throughout the US and all over the world.
This position will manage thesupportability, ownership, and oversight of local and/or divisional deployed automation and control solutions for multi-manufacturing facilities. This position will provide tangible value through process improvements identified by process awareness and data analysis. Additionally, this position will provide value by standardizing controls and improvements for like processes at a divisional level.
Position Responsibilities: * Partner with Divisional and Plant leadership to share automation resources and practices, identify needed automation projects/improvements, and prioritize projects within the division. * Work with plants to create divisional specifications and develop standard controls for processes. * Collaborate with the plants to determinegreatest needsand areas of entitlement. * Design and manage the implementation of capital and process improvement projects. May not only include thecontrolsportion of theproject butthe electrical power, and mechanical portion as well. * Maintain and enforce corporate electrical standards and code requirements. * Assist with local oversight and long term ownership corporately managed projects. * Ensuresupportabilityof all automation solutions. This includes management of drawings, documentation, procedures, source code, spare parts, obsolescence awareness, and availability of third party support. * Work with CIM and other Shaw Automation Engineers to share knowledge and leverage resources. * Mentor, evaluate, and develop local plant technical resources. Required Competencies: * Demonstrate Strategic Influence * Demonstrate Customer Orientation * Drive Innovation * Build Successful Team
Position Responsibilities: * High School Diploma/GED * Must be able to follow and write advanced PLC logic in accordance with Shaw Electrical standards. * Must be able to design, install, configure and troubleshoot PLC hardware across multiple platforms. * Must be able to research new technologies and evaluate for application within Shaw. * Must be able to install and configure PC hardware and control software. Must be able to design and develop HMI user interfaces, commission, and troubleshoot on PC and dedicated touch screen devices. * Must be able to install and program ancillary equipment such as digital timers, counters, PID loop controllers, etc. * Must be able to design and commission AC and DC motor control systems which include VFD’s, soft starts, starters and servos communicating over industrial networks andfieldbuses. * Must be familiar with the operation and be able to troubleshoot AC, DC and servo motors. * Must be familiar with advanced test equipment, including oscilloscopes, power monitoring devices, etc. * Must be able to write moderate to advanced software applications for accessing and manipulating data from central data storage and process/logic controllers. * Must have a moderate to advanced understanding of industrial electrical best practices and regulatory codes including NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E. * Must have a moderate to advanced understanding of single and three-phase power and power distribution. Must be able to design optimal power distribution systems. Must understand power factor, harmonics, fault current, and arc flash, and incorporate these considerations in the design. * Must have a moderate to advanced understanding of AC single and three-phase, and DC motor theory. Must be able to select a motor for an application based on speed, torque,turndown, and other criteria. * Must have a moderate to advanced understanding of machine safety and safetysystems includingguarding, safety categories and performance levels. * Must be familiar with network theory and be able to troubleshoot all industrial networking protocols whichincludesbut not limitedto Ethernet/IP, Profibus, Profinet, Canbus, DeviceNet, Modbus, etc. * Must be able to run capital and process improvement projects in a Project Managerroll. Preferred: * Bachelors Engineering Degree with an Electrical, Control System, Mechatronics emphasis * Certified Project Manager (CPM) certified
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Title: Senior Automation Engineer
Requisition ID: 74178