Automation Engineer – Boston, MA

Boston, MA

Job description:

This company prides itself in who they’ve grown to be.  From a small restaurant kitchen to a massive distributing company known for their products across the nation, this company continues to stay humble. They are looking for a high energy, motivated Automation Engineer to join their Corporate Engineering team. Experience working within a Food Manufacturing Facility preferred.


  • Working with technicians around development, integration, maintenance and design of control systems.
  • Experience with some of the following is strongly desired:
    • Rockwell, RSLogix, aLLEN BRADLEY or something similar
  • Exposure and understanding of various process instrumentation:
    • Flow meters, sensors, and valves
    • Wonderware InTouch, InBatch knowledge beneficial
    • Microsoft SQL
    • AutoCAD
    • VMWare Workstation Player and vSphere
    • Programming (C++, Visual Basic, Java, Python, etc.) is a must
    • Cisco networking hardware
  • Must be available to travel up to 50%
  • Work with site Control Technicians for troubleshooting, training, and start-ups
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with Plant Operation team to evolve current systems architecture and maximize manufacturing efficiencies and output.
  • Support local Operations needs for electrical and automation system support.
  • Create written instructions for local Maintenance department for automation systems


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) from four-year College or university in software engineering, electrical engineering, or related discipline
  • 4+ years’ experience with industrial control systems
  • Good understanding of industrial automation programming concepts
  • Strong understanding of electrical concepts and theories
  • Understanding of computer WAN and LAN networks
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems quickly and effectively
  • Ability to quickly learn about new software, hardware, and automation equipment and effectively implement it

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