Job Description

  • Systems Engineer, Manufacturing

    Location: Mobile, AL
    Status Type: Full-Time
    Department: Manufacturing
    Requisition Number: 6764

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    At this time this position is estimated to last 2 years.
    Plans and conducts activities throughout the life cycle of measurement and control systems used for production and production testing, quality control systems, and quality assurance of industrial processes, materials, and products.

    Essential duties and responsibilities

    - Provide system design, development, deployment, maintenance and life cycle management and support of multiple automated instrumentation and control systems. These systems include, but not limited to, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and computer equipment as major components.
    - Provide hardware and software systems engineering support for a wide range of existing measurement, control and test systems. Support Quality and Manufacturing personnel in continuous improvement efforts.
    - Select appropriate instrumentation for various processes and oversee its installation, operation and maintenance.
    - Develop standards and methods for hardware and software development, inspection, testing and evaluation.
    - Develop calibration methods for instrumentation and control systems. Metrology skills desired.
    - Interface with IT department to provide Real time Data handling, processing and analysis systems.
    - Serve as project manager on assigned projects.
    - Provide documentation, including system flowcharts and specifications, as well as briefing material required to execute the above functions.
    - Able to understand, read and apply PID, electrical, plumbing, pneumatics and other related schematics.
    - Able to apply and implement schematics in troubleshooting and assembling requested schematics including part procurement.
    - Strong interpersonal skills.
    - Excellent work ethic.
    - Dependability.
    - Positive attitude and willing to work within a team environment.
    - Strong organizational skills.
    - Problem solving capability.
    - Strong communication skills.
    - Be able to work within the manufacturing floor environment.
    - Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Supervisory responsibilities

    Project Management skills are necessary. In this role, candidate will lead and supervise skilled maintenance team member in execution of project tasks. Daily prioritization, interaction and management of skilled team member is required.

    Education and experience

    - Bachelors Degree, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or approved equivalent degree required.
    -Masters Degree, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or approved equivalent degree desired.
    - At least 2 years of related experience.

    Language skills

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or other members of the business community. Ability to convey complex systems issues in formal and informal sessions. Ability to effectively present information to executive management.

    Reasoning ability

    Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism. Experienced in applying systems theory to analyze, develop and improve complex systems.

    Computer skills

    - Microsoft Windows
    - Microsoft Office Professional Suite
    - Structured Query Language
    - Autodesk Software
    - National Instruments LabVIEW and hardware
    - Analog and digital data acquisition concepts, hardware, and signal conditioning

    Certificates, licenses, registrations

    Familiarity with, but not limited to, the following institutions and standards
    - National Electrical Code
    - National Institute of Standards and Technology
    - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    - The International Society of Automation
    - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    WORK CONTEXT
    Work location is indoors, outside, below ground, and on elevated areas. There may be temperature extremes ranging from 10 oF to 120oF. There can be frequent standing, sitting, bending, reaching, walking, climbing, and kneeling. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. Must be able to work with and around cleaners, degreasers, plating chemicals, ammonia, solvents, aviation fuels and other natural or synthetic greases and oils.

    No faxes, phone calls or other correspondence will be accepted. EOE/M/F/D/V