Software Engineer

Muscatine, IA
$120,000 - $140,000 / Year 
Senior level
Why work here?
Unleash your expertise in steel manufacturing! Join us as a Rolling Mill Engineer, driving innovation and impacting the future of industrial processes.

Job Description

A bit about us:

We are a leading North American producer of steel plate and coil, contributing significantly to various industrial sectors such as energy, construction, agriculture, and transportation. Operating from five state-of-the-art facilities strategically positioned across the U.S., we boast a team of nearly 1,200 highly skilled professionals. At our core, we offer challenging careers and a comprehensive benefits program, prioritizing the health and security of our employees and their families.

Why join us?

Impactful Work: Contribute to the crucial process of steel plate manufacturing, playing a key role in enhancing product quality, expanding the product mix, and reducing manufacturing costs through the application of automation technology.
Innovation Focus: Engage in cutting-edge projects, designing and managing process-related, modeling, engineering, and research initiatives to develop new methods that improve production cost, yield, and product quality.
Expert Collaboration: Provide expert advice, troubleshooting, and hands-on support in crucial functional areas, ensuring compliance with specifications and industrial standards.
Project Leadership: Plan and coordinate activities related to the construction, modification, and maintenance of facility equipment, establishing standards and procedures for successful project implementation.
Professional Growth: Join a dynamic team where you can apply your skills in programming and software support for Level 2 process control systems, gaining exposure to diverse technologies and systems.

Job Details

Automation and Process Improvement: Develop methods and practices to enhance product quality, expand the product mix, and reduce manufacturing costs through specialized application of automation technology.
Project Management: Design, develop, and manage process-related projects with the aim of reducing production cost, improving yields, and ensuring better product quality.
Industrial Control Expertise: Maintain control models related to precision closed-loop industrial control, providing expert advice and support to Maintenance and Operating groups.
Functional Area Expertise: Offer expertise in specific functional areas, including Reheat Furnace control, Steckel Mill control, and electrical systems, ensuring compliance with established specifications and standards.
Facility Equipment Planning: Plan and coordinate activities related to the concept, final design, bidding, bid evaluation, and maintenance of facility equipment.

Qualifications – Education and Experience:
Programming Experience: Minimum of 5 years programming industrial process control systems.
Engineering Judgment: Exercise sound engineering and economic judgment with a focus on the physical and economic impact on plant operations.

Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in Fortran and C, C++, C# or programming languages, comprehensive knowledge of steel rolling and related processes.
Problem Solving: Strong problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills, with project management experience.
Technical Preferences: Experience with DEC VMS or Open VMS operating systems, DEC Alpha processors, DEC UNIX operating systems, Ethernet and ARCNET real-time communications systems, Siemens or Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers, and database management (MS SQL or Oracle).

Education Required:
Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific field.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Partially sedentary office environment with occasional handling of materials.
Occasional work in the industrial environment with exposure to heat/cold, climbing stairs/ladders, and wearing safety equipment.

Position Type - Work Hours - Travel Requirements:
Full-time, exempt position.
Eight (8) hour day shift, Monday through Friday, with additional overtime as needed.
Expected travel comprises less than 5% of work hours.
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