Process Automation Engineer - L2 - EE17066

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 11/30/2017
Closing Date: 12/15/2017
TMEIC
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry. https://www.tmeic.com/


https://www.tmeic.com/
Job Description Job #  EE17066
Job Title:  Process Automation Engineer – L2                                
Office Location:  Roanoke, VA
Business/Department:  Industrial Systems
Sales Territory, if applicable:  N/A

General Role Description

Customize and test project-specific control and automation software for PC, PLC, and drive based industrial systems meeting project schedules

Role Accountabilities
  • Gather pertinent information from authorized sources to assess project requirements as related to assigned scope of work
  • Identify and define interfaces to other software modules and functions
  • Write software modules to satisfy project requirements
  • Collaborate with project team to ensure inter-operation of software modules into overall project
  • Design and conduct simulation to verify the software modules satisfy project requirements
  • Provide technical support during customer witness of system test as needed
  • Collaborate with peers and recommend feasible hardware/software improvements to engineering manager
  • Coach associates in specific areas of technical expertise when identified by management as a function expert
  • Provide technical support to commissioning engineers and customers during system installation using remote diagnostic capabilities when possible but travelling to site to provide direct support when necessary
  • Plan and execute productivity enhancement and/or product development projects up to 9 months in duration to support the department goals as assigned by the management team

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of science in electrical engineering or computer science or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • Concentration in software engineering and programming or a related field via education and/or work experience
  • 2 years C++ and object-oriented programming experience using the Microsoft development environment
  • 1 year experience creating Human Machine Interface (HMI) system configuration utilities using object-oriented software languages
  • 2 years’ experience designing and/or maintaining hot or cold rolling control systems or metal strip processing line control systems
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 7 operating systems and MS Office programs
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, approximately 15%, with limited notice, for site assignments up to approximately 2 months in duration

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages 
  • Experience in international field engineering assignments
  • Proficiency with VMS operating systems

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  https://www.tmeic.com/.  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
 
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