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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Automation Controls Engineer
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timkensteel | Canton, OH
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Job Description

Discover career-defining opportunities at TimkenSteel. We are a modern-day startup company with nearly 100 years of steelmaking behind us. We manufacture some of the world's cleanest alloy steel using state-of-the-art technologies to help customers push the bounds of what's possible. And we rely on our core values - ethics and integrity, quality, innovation and independence - to create steel products and services to solve the world's toughest challenges.

This role is directly responsible for design, test, implementation, and troubleshooting of new processes, design and installs modification to existing systems; ensure high availability of key operating assets, development of new technology, providing recommendations on continuous improvement and new strategies to improve safety, quality, and efficiency, and supporting new business initiatives. This role will also have sole responsibility for computer hardware and software that provides supervisory control and data collection for all manufacturing operations. The person in this role will be called upon to implement small individual to mid-size team projects, develop/train entry level controls engineers, technicians, senior technicians, and electrical maintainers, will be assigned primary area of responsibilities, and will work directly with engineering/management to design and implement software solutions enhance plant productivity.


* Interface with area managers and engineers to continuously improve the process control systems.
* Train technicians, senior technicians, and electrical maintainers.
* Understand internal TimkenSteel support systems (i.e. Drawings, Maximo, etc…)
* Develop understanding of the overall steelmaking process.
* Update, maintain, and implement system area documentation including but not limited to Disaster Recovery Plans.
* Update and maintain control system software to allow for 24/7 operations including but not limited to applying current software patches (i.e. Windows Server, SQL Server, etc...), virus protection, and system backups.
* Analyze and understand assigned process area, debug, and make minor software changes to both PLC and higher level computer control systems.
* Use engineering skills and tools to design, test, and implement small control system upgrades.
* Provide support to technicians, operations, and maintenance associates to troubleshoot and implement continuous improvement to enhance manufacturing process
* Continually learning to maintain an up-to date knowledge technology and computer systems through self-study, experiments, conferences, and seminars.
* Effectively communicate technical information with plant management, bargaining unit workforce, and other disciplines at the appropriate technical level of the target audience.
* Interface with suppliers, vendors, contractors, OEMs and other parties to properly select, maintain equipment, and quickly resolve issues.
* Must be willing to provide 24/7 off-hour support
* Position may be at any of the three Canton steel plants plus provide support for the value add plants (Houston, TX and Eaton, OH)

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma and at least 5 years' experience with automation, computer programing or related -OR-

Associate's degree in computer engineering, electronic technology or related and 2 years relevant experience -OR-

Bachelor's degree in electronics, computer science or computer engineering or related


Project Management Skills

Communication Skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft office and the Microsoft Development Tools

Working knowledge of databases

Basic understanding of networks, electronics, and PLCs

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.