United States, Geneva, NY, Henkel Consumer Brands

Manufacturing Digital Automation Engineer

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The Digital Automation Engineer will enhance the overall factory/plant's digital & automation capabilities and experiences. This is a highly innovative role that will shape the digital future of the factory, while contributing to the digital end-to-end supply chain strategy.

  • Responsible for Development and implementation data-driven business models that require Automation/IoT components to improve the factory KPIs
  • Design the connectivity concept for core assets that are required for the value creation (i.e., choose the right sensor, edge device, etc.)
  • Understand the status of the factory, identify digital/automation opportunities, create a vision for the autonomous/digital future of the factory together with all stakeholders
  • Play an active role in leading validation and verification processes and developing testing control systems (i.e., PLC, DCS & PID controllers)
  • Responsible for communication & partnership with key counterparts in Henkel Dx, Americas Digital Operation team and external Software Development companies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering
  • 3- 5+ years with industrial automation (PLC’s & SCADA), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Sensor Configuration Management, Systems engineering, etc
  • Experience with Rockwell/Siemens automation & programming related to (Micrologix, SLC, PLC, Control Logix) or ( S7 200, S7 300 , S7 400). 

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Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: req44931
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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