Automation Engineer Project Leader (Experienced Level Professional)

Offer published on 2023-01-12
Location :
GREENVILLE, SC, United States of America
Sector :
Process Design & Development
Contract Type :

Open positions

Automation Engineer Project Leader (Experienced Level Professional)

Michelin, the Worldwide leader in Tires, is hiring!

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Mission:  The Automation Engineer Project Leader will be responsible for industrial investment projects with primary focus on conveyance, storage, and retrieval systems, provides the project approach and management needed to achieve the project objectives at the best performance/cost ratio, using the standards.


  • Travel requirements can be up to 30%. Typically provides support in USA, Canada, and Mexico with other international travel possibilities

  • Leads the pre-studies to define the most effective solutions

  • Manages the design or integration by respecting the best practices of its business (internal, external standards, quality system, capitalization, archiving) in collaboration with all the relevant professions

  • Pilots the realization, installation and commissioning

  • Carries out feasibility studies with challenged and validated specifications, the possible solutions are evaluated from the point of view of costs, deadlines, risks, functional choice criteria

  • Conducts integration studies in cooperation with other businesses

  • Managers the change requests according to the release process

  • Implements the quality system and the methods of his/her group (risk analyses, FMEA, design reviews, quality planning, etc.

  • Obtains validations and milestones after the phases of realization, installation, start-up and development of the equipment made in collaboration with related group of the industry

  • Supports prototype projects managed by the process development teams


  • Travel requirements can be up to 30%. Typically provides support in USA, Canada, and Mexico with other international travel possibilities

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 years as automation project leader or project support; Beginners with strong potential may be considered and would receive appropriate training

  • Experience with design of automated control systems consisting of: drives, servos, power distribution, electrical panels, safety designs, etc.

  • Experience with PLC programming standards & programming software, including Ladder Logic, and Structured Text.  Specific experience with Rockwell is a plus

  • Experience with HMI configuration, programming and communication.  Specific experience with Rockwell is a plus

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence and resolve issues

  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals with minimum supervision

  • Able to develop positive relationships with internal customers

  • Well organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Demonstrated solid teamwork and planning skills

  • Project management experience or team leadership experience is preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint, Teams)


Moving Forward Together: Apply Today!

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles.  


Michelin also offers a full range of innovative services and solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. To create unique mobility experiences, Michelin publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases.  


Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada. 


Michelin is recognized as an employer of choice by the people who work here. They stay at Michelin because they have careers with a purpose at a company with a purpose. In fact, more than 97 percent of Michelin employees say they choose to move forward together with our company each year. 


Michelin’s status as a great place to work has been validated by the leading authorities on workplace culture:  

·       Forbes list of “Most Diverse Place to Work” and “Best Employer for New Grads” 

·       Fortune list of “World Most Admired Companies”  

·       Voted on the top 50 Employers list by the readers of Minority Engineer magazine, Women Engineer magazine and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine. 

·       Top Company for Women to work for in Transportation. 


Michelin takes an advanced approach to career development, ensuring that you will come for a job but stay for a career. More than 75 percent of our managers are promoted from within, and we offer multiple career development paths to challenge employees to grow and realize their purpose across the span of their individual careers. 


Apply now and start your own mobility journey with Michelin today.  



Total Rewards: 


Motivated by our Purpose - We Care about Giving People a Better Way Forward - Michelin offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with competitive well-being, health care, life insurance and retirement benefits and perks such as: 

·       Paternity leave 

·       Maternity leave 

·       Tuition reimbursement 

·       Family health care centers and fitness facilities at several company locations 

·       Fitness membership reimbursement through a network of nationwide facilities 

·       529 college savings plan 

·       A 401(k) match 

·       Free tires based upon years of service 

·       An Employee Assistance Program 

·       A relocation assistance program  

Michelin is an equal employment opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans and the disabled.  If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at 

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship