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Automation and Control Engineer

ALPLA INC. / MC Donough / Georgia / United States / Mechanical Engineering

Your responsibilities

  • Assisting Project Engineer in Startup and Hand over from PPM
    • Ensuring that equipment is suitable for the application
    • Ensuring that all documentation are in place
    • Ensuring that PMs are setup and are in place
    • Confirming that all downstream equipment installed is handover ready
    • Ensuring that plant personnel is able to maintain new implemented production lines independently
  • Using CMMS and Production reports to ensure that downstream equipment is suitable and reliable by analyzing downtimes to determine problem areas, implementing solutions to minimize downtime and evaluate spare parts on hand
  • Leading Downstream Engineers by setting expectations and applying best practices to all U.S sites
  • Troubleshooting equipment and supplying site support when needed remotely and onsite
  • Tracking and analyzing bottle loss to ensure maximum productivity
  • Evaluating systems/machinery to ensure that it is suitable for the application in existing plants
  • Knowledgeable in Vision systems and inspection systems
  • Standardizing equipment within the US

Your competencies and qualifications

  • Min. 4 year technical degree
  • Min. 5 years working experience in manufacturing
  • Basic skills in Project Management
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven track record in training hourly employees
  • Very good in using AutoCAD
  • Proficient with computer applications (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Access)
  • Must be able to travel up to 60 %
  • The ability to troubleshoot complex systems
  • Ability to write troubleshooting guilds.
  • Proficient in CMM systems (preferably MP2)

We offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs; Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation; paid holidays

Contact person
Maritza Gilmore, Human Resources

289 Highway 155 South, 30253 MC Donough, United States
T +1 (770) 305 7217,

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