Posted On May 07

Senior Application Engineer

Schneider Electric

Location : Houston, TX

Headquarters : Rueil-Malmaison, France

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Senior Level

Schneider Electric
Houston, TX
Experience & Skills
Distributed control systems
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Opportunities for advancement
Job Description:
  • Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.
  • We are seeking an eager, customer focused, team oriented Senior Application Design Engineer to lead and deliver control projects to customers
Role Purpose
  • Provides engineering support or leadership for projects; Works on challenging issues where analysis of situations or data and may require an evaluation of intangible factors. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining solutions, estimates or results. Supervises the Technical execution of projects made up of both local and international employees.
  • Role assigned to Schneider Electric Houston TX office. Initial assignment to include up to 1 year onsite in central Texas supporting onsite engineering.
Technical Skills:
  • Develops Functional Design Specifications (FDS) for advanced applications/deliverables.
  • Strong domain expertise e.g.: continuous control, batch, sequential and/or other.
  • Can develop functional diagrams, logic diagrams (hybrid) and control narratives/sequence of operations.
  • Strong industry & process knowledge, may have specific industry domain expertise, e.g. Power Generation, Refining, Pulp & Paper, Automotive (for hybrid), etc.
  • Strong process control tuning skills.
  • Strong application trouble shooting skills.
  • Conducts limited process automation studies related to customer automation problems and proposes & creates solutions.
  • Leads customer projects with a team of technicians and engineers. Contributes to design and implementation of complex integrated customer projects combining several technical application fields.
  • Develops functional design details.
  • Reviews and approves FDS.
  • Detailed understanding of how to apply applicable Industry Standards to the Automation Platform application and consult solution to the customer (IEC, UL, CSA, NFPA).
  • Travels to customer sites and leads site efforts (locally or remotely) until the project is complete. Gives direction to Schneider Electric personnel for site activities. Can delegate tasks to Schneider Electric personnel to complete site activities.
  • Face to face interactions with the customer and other 3rd party vendors and reports to PM when scope changes are defined
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Chemical or Electrical preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Distributed Control systems
  • Experience in architecting, constructing, and integrating the software applications and networking systems for process automation.
  • Project experience with the following areas of project engineering: functional and detailed specifications, systems development, implementation, testing and commissioning.
  • We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:
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Why us?
  • Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.
  • €25.7bn global revenue
  • 137 000+ employees in 100+ countries
  • 45% of revenue from IoT
  • 5% of revenue devoted for R&D
  • You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled
  • It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.
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