Sr. Automation Engineer at Vallourec in Houston, Texas

Posted in Architecture 21 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • Day-to-day troubleshooting of all electronic/electrical equipment in the MPM Pipe Mill.

  • Perform all assigned tasks and manage Electronic Technicians with various improvement projects.  

  • Development of new equipment and related software/logic of all electronic/electrical equipment in the MPM Pipe Mill.  

  • Participate in Maintenance improvement activities (e.g. CIT, MADE, RCA and CAPEX). 

  • Provide support to other departmental functions as needed. 

  • Design and implement automated systems for use in diverse manufacturing and production environments.

  • Lead collaborative discussions between leadership and key stakeholders to determine automation capabilities and goals.

  • Create detailed road maps to guide automation projects from conception to final implementation.

  • Support existing automation technology with component and process upgrades.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electronics / electrical engineering / technology or substantial work toward completion of electrical or electronic degree, required.  

  • Must have leadership and project management skills as well as superior problem solving and decision making skills.  

  • Minimum five (5) years experience in industrial electrical/electronic maintenance.

  • Knowledge and expertise with the following systems, software and related tools: CMMS (MP2), RS Logix/ControlLogix, Automate/AutoMax, HMI software/screen development RS View and/or Wonderware, All Microsoft applications. 

  • Strong organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills.  

  • Willing to work in team environment and provide support to other departmental functions as needed.

  • Ability to lead and make sound decisions working with cross-functional teams in a continuous improvement culture.


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