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Industrial Operations Automation Engineer, Part-Time -...
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Publix Super Markets | Lakeland, FL
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Job Description

Job Description

The Part-Time Automation Engineer develops, implements, and supports automation systems within Publix Industrial Operations. This is your opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience and work on challenging projects. The incumbent ensures that automation solutions meet the needs of business operations and adhere to Publix Information Systems and Industrial Operations Information Technology standards. The PT Automation Engineer also ensures that automation solutions meet regulatory requirements and do not negatively impact operations. The PT Automation Engineer reports to the Manager of Industrial Operations - Automation Engineering.

The primary responsibilities for this position include:

* support existing Publix Industrial Operations automation systems. This includes programming of PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), Machine Vision systems, and HMI/SCADA systems
* design and implement new automation systems in Publix Industrial Operations
* design, implement, and support production reporting systems needed to provide information required for tactical and strategic decisions made by Industrial Operations associates and management and
* develop training materials to instruct maintenance and operations associates in the use of automation equipment and systems.

Additional Information

Please be sure to monitor your email including your spam folder, daily for communications you may receive during the recruiting and selection process for this position. Please do not use your Publix email address when applying.

Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Required Qualifications

* Enrolled in a junior level or higher for a degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related engineering field or equivalent experience
* at least one year of experience in supporting control systems (experience can be gained through college coursework)
* knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
* knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
* knowledge of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)
* knowledge of SQL Server database administration
* ability to operate PLCs, HMI, and SCADAs
* excellent written and verbal communication skills
* working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, and Word) or equivalents
* ability to analyze information and be detail-oriented
* ability to work independently and productively
* ability to "think outside the box" with regards to problem-solving
* ability to present work/findings in a concise, high level manner
* ability to meet deadlines
* excellent planning and organization skills
* willingness to travel occasionally with overnight stays
* willingness to work a flexible schedule with occasional weekends/holidays
* able to work well with others and be a team member
* obvious enthusiasm, initiative and pride in work and a
* commitment to Publix and our Mission.

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related Engineering field
* 1 year of experience with automation
* ISA (International Society of Automation) Certified Automation Professional
* Strong knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

About Publix Super Markets

Publix Super Markets, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, are in the primary business of operating retail food supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. During the year ended December 29, 2001, the Company began a convenience store concept. During the year ended As December 25, 2004 (2004), the Company operated five convenience stores. In the year ended December 28, 2002, the Company acquired an interest in Crispers, a casual dining restaurant chain based in Lakeland, Florida. In 2004, Crispers operated 26 restaurants located in Florida. (Source: 10-K)