Senior Automation Engineer

Vizint, Inc. Winston-Salem, NC, USA


Employment Type


Benefits Offered

401K, Medical


$100,000 to $160,000 per year
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Why Work Here?

“Small growing company with lots of opportunity for individual growth and success! We love learning & leveraging new tech for our customers!”


The Senior Automation Engineer role is a hands-on leadership role with project execution responsibilities, that reports to the Vizint Management team. Apart from execution, the Senior Automation Engineer may be responsible for project team management, monitoring, reporting, and proper and timely execution of projects. This role is responsible for their project team, to ensure proper management through all execution phases within a given project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, design, and configure systems that automate manufacturing processes.

  • Client facing support and communication tasks.

  • Architect industrial control systems (understanding of electrical design, PLC, HMI,

    SCADA, MES, VFD, instrumentation, standards, etc.).

  • Analyzes technical project documentation to ensure consistency between budget and

    planning. Informs Project Manager when issues or difficulties could have an impact to

    the customer requirements.

  • Identifies project hot spots, criticalities, and activity priorities.

  • Define and follow-up on the planning of resource mobilization.

  • Writes or supervises the writing of the documentation required to deliver a project

    (such as, work breakdown structures, functional descriptions, detail design

    specifications, hardware and software FATs, etc.).

  • Coordinates the engineering activities of the team members throughout the project

    with continuous improvement of operational excellence, optimization, costs and

    schedule criteria.

  • Manages the different interfaces by coordinating the activities of the team with all

    stakeholders on the project (other engineering disciplines, project team, working sites,

    construction, installation, etc.).

  • Writes and reviews proposals.

  • Required to potentially both execute and oversee the work done by the team and

    provide feedback to Project Management.

  • Must be able to technically support multiple projects efficiently and effectively.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Have a one team mentality. Valuing others individual skills and strengths and leveraging these by working together towards a common goal.

  • Provides constructive feedback to management and team members regarding projects and policies in order to enhance Vizint’s business.

  • Completes administrative forms accurately and timely.

  • Reviews and follows all corporate guidelines.

  • Adheres to all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment.

  • Accept other duties as assigned and perform all essential duties successfully.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in relevant engineering, related field experience considered as well.

  • 5+ years of industrial automation experience designing, programming, and

    troubleshooting electrical and control systems.

  • Able to work in collaborative teams or autonomously without a supervising engineer

  • Up to 25% travel (domestic).

  • Preferred proficiency with Rockwell Software (Studio5000, FactoryTalk View Studio,

    etc.), Ignition, SQL, scripting, AutoCAD, Windows and Mac environments, UL508A, NEC, NFPA, Siemens Software (TIA Portal, WinCC, etc.), servos, VFDs, pneumatics, IIoT, data historians, etc.

About Vizint, Inc.:

Small and growing industrial automation company dedicated to providing innovation and excellence in every project. Robotics, complex vision, manufacturing execution systems, automation/integration.

Posted date: 25 days ago

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