EE22020 Field Engineer - Process Automation L2

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/21/2022
Closing Date: 7/15/2022
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.
Job Description Job # EE22020
Job Title Field Engineer – Process Automation
Office LocationRoanoke, VA
Business Function/Department Industrial Systems/Process Automation L2 Engineering
Sales Territory, if applicable N/A
General Role Description
Provide Technical Advisory Services (TAS) to coordinate installation and commissioning activities for assigned projects while meeting project schedules and performance criteria.
Role Accountabilities
  • Commission software to meet design performance criteria
  • Perform tune-up to meet design parameters
  • Optimize the system to improve efficiency
  • Troubleshoot and correct application and/or design issues in hot and cold rolling systems
  • Design, configure, and test  software to meet contractual requirements when assigned
  • Gather pertinent information from authorized sources to assess project requirements as related to assigned scope of work
  • Provide regular, accurate, and considered commissioning status reports to parties deemed appropriate to the situation
  • Lead respective process component of client witness system acceptance test when assigned
  • Recommend changes to commissioning procedures to improve system performance
  • Recommend software improvements to engineering department
  • Maintain current safety qualifications appropriate to the assigned tasks and adhere to both Company and client safety requirements
  • Coach associates in specific areas of technical expertise when identified by management as a function expert
  • Train client personnel on system maintenance procedures and/or system operation to ensure optimum performance and minimum downtime
  • Plan and execute special projects up to 9 months in duration to support the department when assigned

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’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, material science or related field or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • 2 years’ experience in designing and/or commissioning process automation/models software in heavy industry, such as steelmaking, aluminum, or other process industries
  • Demonstrated knowledge of C++ and object-oriented programming using Microsoft development environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • 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 MS Office
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, more than 75% of the time, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • 10 years’ experience in designing and/or commissioning process automation/ models software for hot and cold rolling mills
  • Demonstrated experience working with international clients
  • Demonstrated experience in international field engineering
  • Proficiency in MS Projects
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages
  • Proficiency in Database Applications
  • Proficiency in VMS Operating Systems

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  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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