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Automation Engineer III

Company: Novelis
Location: Oswego
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview

Information about Novelis

Novelis is the world leader in aluminum rolling, producing an estimated 14 percent of the world's flat-rolled aluminum products. With industry-leading assets and technology, Novelis produces the highest-quality aluminum sheet and foil products for customers in high-value markets including automotive, transportation, packaging, construction and printing.

Our customers include major brands such Jaguar, Ford, BMW, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Rexam, Ball, Crown, ThyssenKrupp and others. In addition to being the world leader in aluminum rolling, Novelis is leading the industry with our sustainability and recycling efforts. Currently, Novelis recycles 50 billion used beverage cans annually - enough to circle the earth more than 100 times.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Novelis operates in 11 countries, has approximately 11,000 employees and reported revenue of approximately $9.9 billion for its 2016 fiscal year. For more information, please visit and follow us at Inc and

Position Overview

Novelis is looking for an Automation Engineer.

This position is responsible for handling systems engineering in the areas of automation and computer systems to contribute to the achievement of the Manufacturing Unit's safety, quality, and cost objectives.

The Engineer will support our company purpose, Shaping a Sustainable World Together.

Does this sound like your next opportunity? Apply today!

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Provide direction in design, development, implementation, commissioning, and procurement activities associated with computer, automation, and other electronic control equipment
  • Maintenance of existing automated systems
  • Apply mature engineering knowledge in planning and conducting projects having a scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of responsible assignments
  • Apply state-of-the-art technology and techniques to resolve complex engineering problems
  • Perform special study programs involving technical data of a complex nature
  • Support manufacturing by working closely with the Operations, Engineering and Process Groups
  • Interact directly with vendors and consultants
  • Engage in equipment, operator and maintenance training programs
  • Promote external contacts with other operations research groups as necessary
  • Keep up with the ever-changing technology, balancing it with the needs of the operations to bring forth improvements in process control, process automation and process management systems and methods
  • Embrace and promote the Novelis cultural beliefs of Do It Right, Say Anything, Own It!, Get Focused and Win Together


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer, Software Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 years of manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience working in an IT environment organization
  • Experience in supporting the process group and the maintenance group in reliability efforts preferred
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Software skills in software analysis, design, methodology, and architecture
  • Programming experience in software development with Microsoft Visual Studio / Development tools and C# or VB.Net programming
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networks Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in HMI/SCADA systems. Experience with WonderWare HMI systems a plus.
  • Experience with SQL programming and relational databases
  • Experience in building client/server applications
  • Experience in multi-threaded applications development
  • Experience in Windows operating system management and configuration as it pertains to a networked manufacturing environment
  • Ability to develop relationships with employees
  • Must possess leadership skills to direct, lead and develop other personnel to accomplish personal, plant and corporate objectives
  • Must be flexible and able to operate in a fast-paced environment, with ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work

Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recalls, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training, are without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

About Oswego

Oswego, NY is a small city with a beautiful waterfront, complemented by the maritime theme found within the city. Our many parks afford a panoramic view of Lake Ontario, and we offer a beautifully preserved historical site at Fort Ontario. Oswego is centrally located in New York State, just 45 minutes north of Syracuse, making the Syracuse suburbs an easy commute.

Location Profile

Novelis' Oswego facility is located on Lake Ontario in north-central New York and employs approximately 1100 people. The Oswego site produces more than a billion pounds of high-quality aluminum sheet each year in order to serve our customers in the automotive beverage can and specialty markets. In addition to museums and public parks many Oswego residents and visitors enjoy boating fishing hiking and other local recreational activities. Novelis is committed to the Oswego community through its ongoing support of the local United Way Habitat for Humanity Oswego Harborfest and many other worthwhile community and civic organizations. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.

Keywords: Novelis, Syracuse , Automation Engineer III, Other , Oswego, New York

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