DuPont Automation Engineer / PLC Programmer in Palo Alto, California
Automation Engineer / PLC Programmer (Job Number: 009843W-01)
As an engineer in Genencor's Operations group, you will play an integral role in supporting the research and development of our new biotechnology products. This position will have the focus of developing software applications which support our research and process development labs.
Responsibilities will include both system administration and application programming for the following: SCADA system, Excel macros for interfacing with Oracle database, OSI PI data historian, and Spotfire. System administration experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 would be useful. Ability to program applications using Excel VBA and SQL language to interface with Oracle and PI is essential. SCADA system programming uses Python and Java.
Knowledge of process control or chemical engineering is desirable.
Roles & Responsibility
Able to proactively and independently resolve issues
Work collaboratively with IT function as systems steward to support plant operations
Flexibility to monitor and perform remote SCADA administration
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Attention to detail
Enjoy working in a team environment to solve problems
Bachelors degree and relevant work experience in an analytical laboratory or a pilot plant is desired
Experience with managing systems for real time, continuous data acquisition from equipment and from user inputs
Strong computer programming skills in Python
Strong skills using a relational database, preferably Oracle
Experience with VBA Coding for MS Excel
Experience with HMI & SCADA systems, preferably Ignition
Experience with OPC Servers and Tunneller configuration
Using Business Intelligence tools, such as Tableau or Spotfire, to build dashboards, data mining views, and reports.
Primary Location: NA-United States-California-Palo Alto
Organization: Industrial Biosciences
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced