MAPEI Corporation

  • Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-West Chicago
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/31/2018 3:02 PM)
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  • Overview

    MAPEI Group, established in 1937, is a privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy, with 81 subsidiaries including 70 plants in 32 countries. The company specializes in manufacturing chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls.

    MAPEI is celebrating 80 years in business as the world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. Annual revenues exceed $3B, and the company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.


    • In coordination with the Commissioning Manager, develop the plans for assigned projects.
    • Maintain all PLC, SCADA and DCS systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations (i.e. NEC, NFPA, NEIS, IEEE)
    • Program PLCs, HMIs and SCADA systems for new or modified equipment
    • Lead all troubleshooting and training of automated systems for plants, commissioning and start up
    • Work with Electrical Engineers and Commissioning Engineer to ensure PLC, HMI, SCADA, DCS and I/O’s are within proper parameters to meet equipment and system specifics
    • Assist with all new all electrical projects, integration, and installations for new construction and continuous improvement projects
    • Lead the programming, development, set up and commission of automation systems including training, troubleshooting and maintenance
    • Work with contractors and suppliers to install, troubleshooting and maintain automation and equipment including working with low to medium voltage up to 480V systems
    • Design wiring diagrams, electrical connections/connection points, circuit boards, layouts of control systems, electrical schematics and single line diagrams utilizing electrical CAD design software
    • Provide process hazard analysis as it relates to electrical safety and security.
    • Travel to project sites to ensure projects tasks are on-time and engineering goals and timeframe


    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    • 7-10 years of managing automation projects including PLC programming and system development
    • Experience programming Siemens SIMATIC Step 7 PLC and HMIs or Omron PLCs and HMIs is required
    • Experienced with Siemens or Omron PLCs, SCADA systems or HMIs is a plus
    • Must be able to travel to support plant startups and capital equipment projects

    “Come Join the MAPEI Family”


    For consideration please apply on-line


    MAPEI Corporation offers a very competitive starting salary in addition to “Phenomenal” medical plan options that includes a choice of a “No Employee Contribution” and a “Zero Deductible” medical plan option, dental coverage, disability coverage, life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and paid days off for holidays and PTO. In addition MAPEI offers employees career advancement opportunities.





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