Lead Electrical Embedded Engineer – Fiber Automation

Job Description

Lead Electrical Embedded Engineer - Fiber Automation

Are you ready to start your Industrial Field Service Engineering career and work for a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, and reliability for more than 165 years?

Position Overview:

Siemens is in search of an Embedded Service Engineer with direct experience in servicing integrated industrial solutions with large Control & Automation technologies for the Paper industry. 


The engineer who takes this position will be based at a Siemens customer site and act as the Siemens representative to the customer for all DCS  activities including troubleshooting, testing, maintaining, and/or commissioning solutions using Siemens PLC, HMI/SCADA, control systems and industry technology portfolio to satisfy industrial customer requirements or solve problems. The engineer will coordinate with local engineering teams to recommend and deliver high quality technical solutions.

A successful engineer will have a strong educational and industrial background with extensive hands-on experience in Power Generation and Distribution. A passion for the field and drive to learn and tackle new challenges is an absolute must. This person will be expected to develop customer relationships, be accurate and detailed while working in a fast paced environment with multiple people and projects demanding attention and time. Canddiate must also have the willingness to travel extensively in the US and work the hours needed on industrial job sites to complete the tasks at hand.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fault find and commission paper mill DCS System

  • Perform small upgrades and modifications to DCS system

  • Learn the latest industrial solutions and new product developments within Siemens

  • Must be proficient in planning workload and specific tasks and be able to achieve completion dates.

  • Coordinate all resources required to execute maintenance outages on DCS

  • Interface directly to customers to answer questions and resolve issues.

  •  Able to understand project-specific documentation (system and functional descriptions, test and commissioning procedures, etc.).

  • Collaborate with design engineers to test, commission, troubleshoot, and/or update integrated system drawings.

  • Standard 40 hours per week at customer facility. Overtime as required

  • Mostly domestic with some international travel to other Siemens and customer facilities is required (up to approx. 10%).

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Education: BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of Paper or relevant industrial experience

  • S7 Solution Design, Service or Commissioning Experience

  • PCS7 Solution Design, Service or Commissioning Experience

  • Must be familiar with applicable North American and international codes and standards and OSHA, safety and lock-out / tag-out procedures

  • Strong organization and excellent time management skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong computer background - both productivity and industrial software.

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience

  • SIPAPER solution experience

  • VFD experience

  • Power systems experience

  • Paper production working experience


Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.

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Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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