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Automation & Controls Engineer

Mentor, OH, United States
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering
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Full Time
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At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

  • Responsible for analyzing and summarizing existing process needs and collaborating with external resources to develop digital and intelligent solutions.
  • Understanding the current baseline of the production floor and developing & implementing projects to improve the plant's KPIs.
  • Identifying new opportunities for automation within the current and future manufacturing process.
  • Develops and maintains control systems programming.
  • Contributing from feasibility analysis to start-up of controls- and automation-related projects, as well as MES deployment and enhancement activities.
  • Responsible for communicating with key counterparts in Henkel Dx, Americas Digital Operation team, and external vendors.
  • Working with Automation & MES Contractors and vendors, Department Managers, and Maintenance staff to troubleshoot problems and improve processes.

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in mechatronics, electrical, chemical, or mechanical engineering, computer science, or similar field is required.
  • Minimum of three to five years' experience in digitalization or manufacturing automation.
  • Experience with programming of VFDs, and PLCs.
  • Experience with deployment and support of MES/DCS/PLC or SCADA systems.
  • Technical experience in OT Security is a plus.
  • Ability to plan, manage, and execute complex project activities to a successful conclusion with little to no oversight.
  • Project management skills: strong work ethic, and ability to meet project deadlines.
  • Proven track record of analyzing data and solving problems independently.
  • Ability to create solid working relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams.
The salary for this role is $83,400.00 -$118,200.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 24061067 Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time Contact information for application-related questions: Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.


About Henkel


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

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