Maintenance Automation Engineer

Position Description

Job Summary

What’s the Job?

The Automation Engineer will assist with the development and implementation of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) projects, production, processing methods and controls in a manner consistent with CertainTeed Insulation’s Vision, Mission, Values and Objectives. Through the application of engineering fundamentals and advances process control tools, this position will ensure that processes are centered, capable and in control; reduce process variations; and resolve special causes variation. This position will also provide leadership in the implementation and support of plant automation, electrical and database systems

  • Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing automation related projects and initiatives
  • Works closely with the Production and Engineering Managers to coordinate changes in the production process and resolve equipment malfunctions

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience.
  • One to five (1-5) years of applied professional experience in Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) / PLC.
  • Previous experience in electrical process control, instrumentation, automation, industrial protocols / networking (switching & routing) and databases.
  • Understanding of integrated automation and information systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem solving capabilities to work effectively in corporate, manufacturing and team environments.
  • Must possess excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; SAP experience is strongly preferred.


This position requires the engineer is on call 24 hours a day to handle any process issue that may arise.

Company Summary

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Maintenance Automation Engineer

Location: Athens

Posting Date: 10/14/2021

Job Code: 588137

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