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United Parcel Service of America Inc

Plant Engineering Integrations Specialist

United Parcel Service of America Inc - Dallas, TX

Job Description
Are you looking for an opportunity to move your Engineering career forward? UPS is seeking a Plant Engineering (PE) Integrations Specialist to install, integrate and perform test scripts on plant floor technologies. He/she provides third-level phone and field support and travels to facilities to install systems, evaluate performance and ensure all requirements and standards are met.
The PE Integrations Specialist provides system training and support during startups and works with his/her supervisor to direct onsite consultants and vendors. He/she maintains complete and accurate site details (e.g., system compliance test results, system configurations, version control, training, etc.) in accordance with departmental guidelines and standards. The PE Integrations Specialist must be able to work a flexible travel schedule and hours.
In addition to working cross-functionally to integrate a wide variety of system components, the PE Integrations Specialist works onsite with vendors, consultants, electrical and mechanical contractors and local cross-functional teams to meet project objectives with regards to system functionality, performance and reliability. He/she analyzes performance metrics to ensure performance and standards adherence and provides onsite system technical support training for local engineers, technicians and operators. The PE Integrations Specialist also facilitates calls from sites to resolve both immediate needs and chronic system issues. 
 Responsibilities and Duties

Dispatches and oversees outside service vendors through physical inspections to ensure quality of work
Orders equipment and parts from vendors, oversees payment processes; maintains equipment inventory and project schedules
Works with project team to fully understand business requirements
Works cross-functionally to integrate a wide variety of system components
Performs pre-determined tests to validate end-to-end functionality
Reviews training materials to ensure accuracy and completeness
Conducts on-the-job and formal training to instruct end-users on proper usage of solutions
Researches all available information and gathers data to analyze system issues and recommend solutions
Communicates with management teams on all support-related issues
Documents system issues and resolutions to prevent reoccurrences

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of database design principles; identifies user requirements; understands importance of maintaining and updating databases
Demonstrates basic need for technical support and understanding of enterprise systems
Identifies business problems that require research and sources information relevant to problem; reviews literature/data related to research question; summarizes information
Demonstrates understanding of implementation objectives, project plan and one's role within a project; participates in implementation; provides timely, thorough and concise updates; identifies areas of risk and properly communicates them to project manager
Communicates quality assurance methodology and explains desired outcomes of testing; identifies steps in project lifecycle
Demonstrates basic understanding of a business problem; recommends solutions
Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Engineering or Computer Science – Preferred
Experience with Linux-based operating system environments – Preferred
Experience with system communications protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP IP, HTTP, FTP, SFTP, USB, MODBUS TCP, RS 232/485, XMPP, etc.) – Preferred
Experience with Systems Integration of Material Handling Systems (CCD cameras, laser scanners, programmable logic controllers, embedded control devices and other peripherals) – Preferred
Experience with automation technologies – Preferred
UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

10 days 4 hours ago

United Parcel Service of America Inc


Plant Engineering Integrations Specialist United Parcel Service of America Inc - Dallas, TX, United States


Location: Dallas, TX

Company Profile:
Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.