Current Opportunities

Automation Engineer - Albany, NY - Job Code NSG1664


Scope of the Role:

Our client has identified a need for an experienced Automation Engineer and created a new role to fill this need. This position is responsible for implementation, support, enhancements and continued development of our Plant/Manufacturing Automation Systems. The successful candidate will act as the technical lead, as well as an individual contributor on these engagements, contributing to software architecture design, development of software applications, and integration into enterprise systems.


  • Transitioning multiple plants from a manual to an automated process
  • Maintenance of existing automated systems
  • Application of mature engineering knowledge in planning and conducting projects having a scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of responsible assignments
  • Application of state-of-the-art technology and techniques to resolve complex engineering problems
  • Performs special study programs involving technical data of a complex nature
  • Support manufacturing by working closely with the Operations, Engineering and Process Groups
  • Direct vendors and consultants
  • Involvement in equipment, operator and maintenance training programs
  • Promote external contacts with other operations research groups as necessary
  • Must be willing to keep current with the ever-changing technology, balancing it with the needs of the operations to bring forth improvements in process control, process automation and process management systems and methods

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Candidate must be able to work for any employer within the US without requiring any sponsorship
    • BS in Electrical, Computer, Software Engineering or related discipline or minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing automation field
    • Strong communication skills required
    • Software skills in software analysis, design, methodology, and architecture
    • Programming experience in software development with Microsoft Visual Studio / Development tools and C# or VB.Net programming
    • Understanding of TCP/IP networks Desired Qualifications
    • Experience in HMI/SCADA systems; experience with WonderWare HMI systems a plus
    • Experience with SQL programming and relational databases
    • Experience in building client/server applications
    • Experience in multi-threaded applications development
    • Experience working in an IT environment or organization
    • Experience in Windows operating system management

      **Please send your resume in Word format via email to JSG@JASRECRUITMENT.COM, reference job code NSG1664 in the subject line.


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