Title:  Consulting Systems Engineer


Alpharetta, GA, US, 30005

Job Description: 

Primetals Technologies, a worldwide leading engineering and supplier of capital equipment for the Metals industry, known for its strengths in electrical engineering, automation, project management, and service are hiring for the following position:       Consulting System Engineer – Automation


Location:  Alpharetta, GA         Required Travel: 60%


Required Education: BS/AS in related engineering or technology degree

Our Consulting Systems Engineers perform engineering, specification, design, testing and commissioning of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Distributed Control Systems (DCSs) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) based automation control systems that integrate hardware and software for large industrial project applications, specifically in the metals industry.

Consulting Systems Engineers also provide technical solutions, process know-how, customer training, and service support on large industrial processes, including electrical, mechanical, and metallurgical processes, for rolling and processing of metals for industrial customers, domestic and international.

Position Overview:

  • Designs complex systems that integrate hardware and software.
  • Develops material specification, schematic preparation, and the appropriate follow-up
  • Generates recommendations for productivity improvement and cost reduction
  • Guides technical knowledge interchange for both processes and applications to system design

Duties in general to include:

As a Consulting Systems Engineer with the Primetals Technologies Engineering Team, the candidate will work in various stages of projects that will contribute to excellence in hardware, product, and software developments for our customer.  The candidate will participate in projects like:


  • Defining solutions for upgrades and improvements in customer plants
  • Working with customer team to define their challenge areas, develop solutions, and deliver project results that exceed expectations
  • Developing recommendations for ideas related to productivity improvement, quality enhancements, cost reduction, and improvement in customer satisfaction
  • Overseeing of multiple projects in your area of expertise
  • Engineering, designing, and integrating automation and control systems for the metals industry


Required Skills/Knowledge, Education and Experience:

A candidate will need to

  • Apply advanced skills and a comprehensive knowledge of engineering to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently
  • Display a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross-functional problems
  • Work on and with international and domestic teams
  • Have 10+ years of experience

At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta