Title:  Systems Engineer/Spec 1


Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Job Description: 

Primetals Technologies, a Group Company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product. Operating globally, we provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services. Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future. For our Employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.


We are looking to hire for the position of Systems Engineer at the Canonsburg, PA location.  This position is subject to travel up to 40%.  The ideal candidate will participate in the development, testing, documentation and start-up of the process control system.  Usually works on projects of moderate scope and complexity as part of a larger project but can work as the only Systems Engineer on a small project.  Develops new programs, as well as enhancements, modifications and upgrades to existing software, for a specific contract.  Specific work assignments are made and scheduled by a more experienced systems engineer or project leader, although assists in the development of assignments and schedules.



  • Assists with the development of the project schedule and assignment of project tasks.
  • Assists with the development of project design specifications and system configuration.
  • Designs, codes and tests software for assigned portion of the project.
  • Provides appropriate source code documentation to meet company or customer requirements.
  • Interacts with client engineers to answer technical questions and review relative portion of design documents.
  • Initiates the development of engineering requisitions and assists the senior engineer with the review of the vendor proposals, including interaction with the vendor.
  • Participates in project start-up to verify, debug and tune software developed.
  • Participates in conducting training classes for the client related to assigned scope of work.
  • Interfaces with other company divisions and/or E&C company to support project work.
  • Abides by Primetals Technologies USA LLC engineering and standard operating procedures.
  • Supports the overall business and marketing objectives of Primetals Technologies.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
  • Operator’s interface programming
  • C++, C#, Java, and/or Visual Basic programming in a Windows environment
  • Database programming (Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action and best-practice sharing


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment.  Relocation will be available to candidates based on experience and position.  If you want to learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit our website!  


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.


Req 3643

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh