Automation Engineer

Chicago, IL, USA


Job Number: 6246

Hybrid/Remote Possible near Chicago, IL

A reputable Systems Integrator located northwest of Chicago is seeking an Automation Engineer with an interest in providing quality solutions to clients in a variety of industries, including Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, and more!


  • Responsive/proactive support of customer needs and issues; including translation of solutions into functional requirements
  • Develop ControlLogix programs and FTView applications
  • Development of architectures and designs for industrial process control systems
  • Develop project estimates
  • Project execution, including design development, configuration, and commissioning
  • Problem-solving, including the identification of risks and mitigation strategies through prototyping and testing
  • Training & knowledge development/sharing


  • BS in an Engineering discipline (Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical preferred)
  • Experience with Studio 5000, interpret, debug, and create Ladder Logic, Sequential Function Charts, Phase Logic, and Function Block Diagrams
  • Experience with Wonderware AVEVA / Inductive Automation Ignition
  • Able to read and understand P&ID and electrical schematics
  • Customer engagement and management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter, with the ability for independent work as required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • General IT and troubleshooting skills (Windows, Networks, Software & Hardware)
  • Ability/Willingness to travel approximately 20%


  • Two+ years of Technical Application Development experience
  • Pharmaceutical or Chemical industry experience
  • Proficiency with ControlLogix programming
  • Familiarity with FTBatch or GE Digital iBatch
  • Experience with the entire stack of GE Proficy, Rockwell Automation, Inductive Automation, or Sepasoft development
  • Experience with Parsec Automation development
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD
  • Experience with Java, Python, Visual Basic, C#, MS SQL, and Operating Systems