Plant Application Engineer – Encora – Nashville, TN



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Role Summary / Purpose

In this role, you will work closely with customers understand and define requirements, develop technical proposals, and set expectations for complex MES projects. You will act as an individual contributor on these engagements, contributing to software architecture design, development of software applications, and integration into enterprise systems.

Essential Responsibilities

Provide expert knowledge and experience to estimate the technical effort required to implement complex MES solutions.

Contribute to high level technical analysis activities, such as requirements gathering and gap analysis of user requirements.

Contribute to the definition of MES solution architectures and development of detailed design specifications.

Contribute to the implementation of MES solutions utilizing the Proficy Software Suite. Own technical deliverables during the entire lifecycle of the projects

Engage throughout the full lifecycle of assigned projects, participating in decisions on architecture, design, and functionality to keep programs on track in terms of budget, time, and customer expectations

Effectively leverage product capability, driving standardization, limiting customization, and maximizing reuse of content developed for previous solutions

Interact with Product Development Team, Commercial Team, Customers, Solution Providers (Partner / Integrators), and other cross-functional teams as required for the solution

Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with peers and team members as an inclusive team member, supporting pre-sale strategy, services consulting efforts, and project execution.

Effectively apply GED execution methodology and project standards

Maintain & continuously update technical skills and knowledge

Work independently as well as part of the team

Qualifications / Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Software, Electrical, Computer or comparable engineering discipline from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 additional years of experience in engineering position)

Minimum 3 years of experience in industrial software services or product development functions

Minimum 1 years of experience designing or implementing MES applications

Minimum 1 years of experience with GED products such as Proficy Plant Applications, Proficy Historian, Cimplicity or comparable competitive products

Minimum 2 years of MS SQL Store Procedures development

Ability and willingness to travel a minimum of 30% of the time mainly in North America

Additional Desired Characteristics

Strong exposure to web applications

Experience with Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, pulp and paper or consumer good industry

Software skills in software analysis, design, methodology, and architecture

Programming experience in software development

Demonstrated ability to learn new software development practices, languages, and tools

Experience with Windows, SQL databases, Web Services technologies

Experience with enterprise software and large distributed systems

Excellent communication skills, a team player, with ability to energize

Good organizational and time management skills

Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual contributor

Strong business acumen in a technical environment

Experience with development in an ISO-certified environment

Proven ability to write clear, concise requirements, and design documents

Strong spoken and written English language skills

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