Senior Systems Engineer - Midway, GA
1247 Sunbury Rd Midway, Georgia
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Senior Systems Engineer - Midway, GALocation: 1247 Sunbury Rd, Midway, Georgia, United States, 31320-5409; job id: R0000273401
job family: Building Operations Engineering
schedule: Full time
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the right guest even better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are becoming more intelligent, automated and algorithmic in our decision-making, enabling us to deliver the convenience and immediate gratification guests’ demand and deserve – whether they shop in stores or on Target.com. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new solutions and processes in record time.
A role in supply chain means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible—a critical differentiator and one of the most essential functions within logistics. Whether it’s through focusing on regional or upstream distribution centers or import warehouses, you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of team members and Target guests worldwide.
About the Job:
As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be a key technical subject matter expert that ensures high equipment availability and optimizes system performance. You will use preventive and predictive maintenance processes, rapidly troubleshoot equipment breakdowns, and quickly restore equipment to service in support of successful operation of the supply chain facility. You will work with other Target engineers and operational partners to optimize the performance and flow of the material handling equipment and will lead building automation, continuous improvement, and new installation initiatives. You will serve as an escalated support resource during downtime events, ensuring proper processes and training procedures are implemented as part of root cause analysis, and you will proactively monitor the overall health of the building’s material handling equipment. You will serve as an expert who understands material flow optimization, system controls logic, and who facilitates and trains effective troubleshooting techniques.
As the highly experienced subject matter expert, you will proactively monitor and maintain the buildings systems, maintaining expertise around all electrical, mechanical and control system communication aspects of material handling equipment (MHE) onsite, including conveyor systems, sortation, robotics, and automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS). You will use diagnostic software and tools to collect and analyze data to identify trends and recommend improvements to the building automation.
You will conduct technical interviews for internal and external technician candidates, evaluate technical skills and abilities, and train and coach internal technicians. You will support training plan development and progress follow up. It is expected that you maintain thorough knowledge and facilitate site training on appropriate safety procedures and use personal protective equipment (PPE) while maintaining equipment (Lock Out/Tag Out, Arc Flash, etc.), and ensure a safe work environment by eliminating potential equipment safety hazards.
You should be a self-starter, possessing the ability to inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, train, and coach across various resources and scenarios. You will need to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and work well under pressure. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
This position is based on-site at our Midway, GA supply chain center.
• Two or four-year degree in electrical or controls engineering or equivalent degree / experience
• Openness to be on-call and available to adjust working hours to support a 24/7 operation including holidays
• Industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems
• Experience with installing and maintaining many types of software and hardware
• Strong organization and problem solving skills with a drive for results and ability to handle multiple tasks and teams
Extensive experience in the following areas:
• Automated conveyor systems and controls
• Work order management
• Preventive/predictive maintenance procedures
• Blueprint and schematic reading
• Industrial electrical
• HMI interfaces and programming
• Industrial controls
• Industrial electronics
• Programmable logic control (PLC) programs
• Server based controls
• National electrical code (NEC)
Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Controls Engineer, Controls System Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Field Engineer, Automation Engineer
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