Level 1.5 Automation Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Mobile, 12400 Highway 43 N, Axis, Alabama, United States of America Req #172 Monday, January 20, 2020 SSAB is one of the largest North American producers of steel plate and coil, serving many industrial markets including energy, construction, agriculture and transportation. SSAB operates five state of the art facilities strategically located in key regions across the U.S.
SSAB has nearly 1,200 highly skilled employees in the U.S. Jobs at SSAB range from machine operators and sales people to advanced engineers and corporate professionals in HR, finance and more. SSAB offers challenging careers and comprehensive benefit program designed to keep employees and their families healthy and secure.

SSAB Americas is seeking a Level 1.5 Automation Engineer for its Mobile, Alabama facility. The Level 1.5 Automation Engineer will design, program, simulate, test,
manage, and maintain departmental automated machinery.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain & design control systems
  • Troubleshoot plant issues
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis
  • Collect and interpret plant data
  • Perform safety reviews
  • Electronic troubleshooting

    Competencies and Experience


  • Experience with PLC/HMI programming
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Preferred

  • Intermediate understanding of program logic, to include function programming
  • High-level software language experience (for example, C#, C++)
  • VFD setup and tuning experience
  • Education


  • Associate’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent demonstrated PLC programming experience
  • Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline


    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee for this job.
    Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    SSAB's vision is a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world.
    SSAB's values form the guiding principals of our company. 
    They shape our culture and characteristics. They serve as a compass for our actions and behavior, and describe what we stand for. Values guide us daily in making the right choices and doing the right things.

    SSAB's values are:
  • The customer's business in focus 
  • Taking responsibility
  • Exceeding expectations
  • Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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