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Smart Factory Improvement Expert

United States
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Job Description

Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Smart Factory Improvement Expert.  
This is an exciting role that will offer much opportunity to grow and learn in a highly technical field.  The 4th industrial revolution (4IR) has created an exciting, global landscape.  Software and hardware innovations are quickly realizing automation possibilities that were only dreamt of a few decades ago.  Individuals applying for this role will be expected to implement these technologies in Schneider Electric facilities throughout the North American region.
Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.  

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. 
What do you get to do in this position? 


  • Selection and implementation of automated guided vehicles (AGV) within our manufacturing facilities, with special focus on advanced guidance systems such as Laser / LiDAR and Vision guidance
  • Implementation of standard hardware / software solutions for the IoT connectivity of machines and processes, utilizing such IoT technologies as MQTT, Node Red, OPC, JSON, etc. 
  • Implementation of standard Smart Factory solutions that standardize the operation and reporting of our factory processes, such as Lean Digitization System(LDS), Manufacturing Execution System (MES) – Quality, Aveva Insight, and Augmented Operator (Mobility). 
  • Automation of manual processes with the design or specification, and implementation of PLCs, PCs, sensors, visualization, robotics, and mechanization.
  • Work closely with vendors to manage implementations for the facilities within the North American region.
  • Deliver change management leadership to drive adoption of new hardware/software tools within mature facilities. 
  • Travel within the North American region at 25% to 50% levels.



We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.  
This job might be for you if you have: 
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or comparable degree / experience combination

  • 3 to 5 years experience with industrial electrical control systems.

  • Specific experience with PLC systems and software. Modicon / Telemechanic experience is a bonus.

  • Knowledge of PC network architecture and design.

  • 4IR (AGV, Mobility, Cloud, Analytics) knowledge with specific application experience a bonus.

  • Hands-on industrial mechanization experience (hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.)

  • PC database experience such as data creation/extraction from SQL.

  • Excellent English writing / speaking skills.

  • Strong self-motivation to learn with minimal direction or formal training.

  • Change management ability.


Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k)+ match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers.  


We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.   

Let us learn about you! Apply today.  
You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.  
It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.  
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.  
Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  



Schedule: Full-time
Req: 006FRE
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