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Automation Systems Engineer

Company: MSC Industrial Supply
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Build a better career with MSC.
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.Due to MSC being a federal contractor all associates must be fully vaccinated to work at MSC or any of our entities.Requisition ID : 9006Employment Type : Full TimeJob Category : Supply Chain OperationsWork Location : Harrisburg, PA (Whse)State or Province : Pennsylvania (US-PA)Potential Work Location : United States : Pennsylvania : HarrisburgAutomation Systems EngineerBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:To provide direction and support to all CFC Maintenance Managers in extending the life of equipment and major components. To investigate and recommend automation solutions for overall efficiency and customer satisfaction. Support the financial justification of capital projects.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direction and support from a systems automation standpoint for all system, electrical or mechanical issues occur to ensure optimal up time and eliminate or minimize any disruptions to customer service.
    • Support and assist development on all capital expenditure projects relating to electrical, mechanical and design.
      • Provides site management support and leadership to project managers and facility maintenance on automation capital projects.
        • Works cross-functionally to identify and implement Supply Chain automation and electrical/mechanical improvements throughout the CFC network to ensure most effective and efficient automation processes.
          • Conducts quarterly "preventive maintenance" audits at all CFCs on their respective automation systems and develops key measures for local Facility Maintenance Managers to follow and monitor performance against these measures.
            • Develops and documents "Standard Cost Data" for use in automation cost analysis.
              • Supports and performs cost studies to evaluate financial feasibility of potential projects.
                • Drives the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC's mission.
                  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.
                    • Provide training to CFC Maintenance Managers on Automation optimization.
                      • Lead a cross functional team to perform quarterly Building Equipment Care (BEC) audits
                        • Implement a procurement program incorporating lean principles to optimize cost savings throughout all CFCs.
                          • Supports spare parts program and conduct regular audits of Asset Essential
                            • Ensures the Asset Essential Maintenance program is being utilized by all CFC Managers and provides guidance on extending the life of maintenance equipment (e.g. Equipment Warranties).
                              • Supports Preventative Maintenance programs and provides guidance to Maintenance Managers.
                                • Drives the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC's vision and unity of purpose.
                                  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required
                                    • INDICATES ESSENTIAL DUTIESTo perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB TITLE: Automation Systems EngineerEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:q A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or an extensive job experience equivalent is required.q Minimum of 10 years mechanical and electrical installation experience with conveyor systems in a distribution environment is required.q Multiple past experiences in multi-million-dollar material handling projects with successful full cycle site management experience.q Experience in preventative maintenance programs for material handling systems and equipment is required.q Experience in developing and justifying capital budgets for logistics networks from an installation standpoint.SKILLS:q Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Project.q Excellent verbal and written communications skills are also required.q Demonstrated excellence in project management of multi-million-dollar capital projectsq Ability to comprehend and interpret AutoCAD drawings is required.Why MSC
                                      People. Collaboration. Insight. That's how you build something that works.Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.
                                      We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.
                                      If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.
                                      Equal Opportunity Statement
                                      At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.

Keywords: MSC Industrial Supply, Harrisburg , Automation Systems Engineer, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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