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Industrial Networking Engineer

Company: CPM Holdings
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Industrial Networking Engineer is responsible for planning, organizing, controlling, and integrating the architecture of projects in the automation control systems branch of our business. As the backbone to the automation system projects, speed and reliability are the most important features to ensure reliable data transfer and maximum uptime. This job may be eligible to work remotely depending on the candidate's experience.General Statement of Duties:Develop system designs of the PC based automation system. Designs include network topology, hardware specification, software optimization, and knowledge of industrial protocols. The role involves interacting and directing the end user IT departments to integrate the automation project into their company infrastructure. The ideal candidate can provide a solid bridge between the OT (Operational Technology) and IT worlds.Essential Functions:Manage multiple projects from definition at time of sale through actual start-up at the customer facilityConstantly improving the companies design and technology solutions to meet the demands of the needs of the customer, the automation solution, and industry standardsCoordinate direct communication with the customer team to ensure the integration of the CPM-Beta Raven production process into the customer networkEnsure best practices are used by both the company Controls Engineers and the customers IT departmentsEstablish or participate in problem analysis and system design as requiredConduct detailed analysis and study of requirements for integrated systems and complex single application programsHelp with the development and preparation of documentation of operating procedures, testing and field serviceInterface with software engineers to create products that are consistent with the look and feel of the existing product lineSupport Controls Engineers through start-ups, updates, trouble shooting and modification of networking and relevant equipmentEnsure proper and thorough communication with customer, CPM-Beta Raven Production, Engineering, and Sales teams members on the status of projects responsible forAssist Sales to develop pricing and project scopes of new opportunitiesDevelop, present or respond to change orders and proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutionsProvide both phone (via modem and/or VPN connection to customer site) and on-site start-up and troubleshooting support for projectsSupport customers by solving network issues in virtualized environmentsInstallation & Training:Supervise and inspect the installation, maintenance and performance of Beta Raven equipment and the customer supplied equipment that interfaces to our control systemsWork with outside contractors, electricians and plant maintenance personnel on installation and calibration issues as necessaryWork out mutually satisfactory adaptations to existing designs or suggest possible new designsReport defective equipment and recommend the replacement of obsolete or damaged equipmentProvide customer service assistance, to include consultation of installations, expansions, and repairs of customer equipmentOccasionally direct the activities of one or two employees of less experience to include training, assigning and check workDiagnose problems with installed equipment and provide field support to customer locationsRecommend improved materials or software to customers, documenting how such changes will lower costs or increase productionProvide technical and nontechnical support and services to clients or other staff members regarding the use, operation and maintenance of equipmentEnvironment:Normal plant and office conditions, with field trips to bakeries, feed mills and other industrial facilities where hot and dusty environments are prevalentReporting Relationship:Control Systems Engineering and Customer Service ManagerSubordinate Positions:No formal subordinates, occasionally directs the activities of the Engineering Clerk and Inspection personnelPhysical Requirements:Standing, sitting, unilateral and bilateral movement, reaching, grasping, talking and hearingClarity of vision at 20 inches or less with the ability to bring objects into sharp focus while reading computer screenMust be able to deal with field conditions that are dusty and hot (110 F)Occasionally work on lifts and ladders that are approximately 20 off the groundMust have a valid driver s license and be able to rent a carMust be able to fly commercial airlines both nationwide and internationallyMust be able to lift 40 lbs.Travel Requirements:Average 20% nationwide travel with possibility of international travelTraining Requirements:Allen Bradley RSLogix & RSViewIn-house and on-the-job training will be provided to certify technician as proficient in the installation and repair of controls systems and productsThis job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.Qualifications:Four-year bachelor s degree in a related field, or a technical background equivalent to a bachelor s degreePreferred 5-10 years of work-related skill, knowledge or experienceUnderstanding of industrial process control systems using PLC and PC based architecturesKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal servicesKnowledge of the practical application of OT design and systemsPractical experience with communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audienceDemonstrated experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problemsExperience in the use of various network monitoring and packet capture toolsFamiliarity with VPN protocols such as SSL VPN and IPSecKnowledge of ESXIKnowledge of Microsoft SQL and MYSQL/MariaDBExperience in the use of various network monitoring and packet capture toolsMust be proficient in use of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and OutlookMust give attention to detail and take pride in work producedCPM Acquisition Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. CPM Acquisition Corp. offers competitive compensation and benefits, including paid holidays and vacations, 401k, medical/dental insurance, tuition assistance, and more.Powered by JazzHRayqFMN3SyR Associated topics: avaya, electrical engineer, engineer, infrastructure, radio, scada, system analyst, system engineer, wan, wireless

Keywords: CPM Holdings, Saint Charles , Industrial Networking Engineer, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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