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26 Jan 2024

Full-Time Automation Engineer – JR0017196

Alfa Laval – Posted by Lauren Ross Williamsville, New York, United States

Job Description

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.

Who you are

You are a self-motivated team player with the ability to easily network in an international and cross-cultural environment, working in line with Alfa Laval drivers; Action, Interaction, and Satisfaction. You are driven and see solutions rather than problems, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks.

About the job

As an Automation Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to manage individual electrical projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to budget and schedule. You will have the opportunity to provide comprehensive electrical engineering designs, CAD drawings, and implement automation
technologies such as PLC’s and HMI’S. This is a hybrid opportunity based in Buffalo, NY.

As a part of the team, you will:

  • Manage the electrical/automation scope of capital and aftermarket (parts/service) orders.
  • Generate electrical scope quotations for the sales team.
  • Provide electrical engineering design, adhering to best practices, required codes, and customer specifications.
  • Utilize CAD software to develop drawing packages.
  • Program PLC, HMI, and connectivity equipment.
  • Support purchasing of electrical components.
  • Create functional descriptions and operating manuals as required.
  • Prove functional performance by performing and documenting hardware tests.
  • Support Customers and Field Technicians by troubleshooting site issues with automation packages, including travel and direct communication with customers and suppliers as needed.
  • Participate in group continuous
    improvement initiatives and specific product line R&D.
  • Up to 30% travel expected domestically and internationally.

What you know:

You have bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, with relevant experience and:

  • Minimum 3 years of comprehensive experience with Rockwell Software (Allen Bradley) required, additional Siemens background strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) and organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley & Siemens PLC and HMI software.
  • Experience with National Electric Code (NEC) and hazardous area installations.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications.
  • Strong desire to provide quality service with a team approach to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows.
  • Proficient in
    electrical troubleshooting.
  • Networking capabilities.
  • Cross-cultural understanding.
  • Must be a self-starter and driven to succeed.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval’s future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more. At Alfa Laval, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine your total compensation package. We rely on market indicators and consider your specific job, background, skills, and experience to get it right. The base salary for this role is typically $80,000 –


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Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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