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Masco Corporation Process Automation Specialist in Chicago Heights, Illinois

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Job Description


  • Troubleshoot and lend technical support for automated manufacturing processes and equipment, supporting all facilities

  • Deploy, monitor and maintain automation hardware, operating systems and application software

  • Ensure operational stability, efficiency, and security of automation systems and infrastructure

  • Conduct necessary technology research and provide recommendations

  • Installs and configures new hardware and software

  • Provides user training and support as necessary


Resolve related problems, exercising good technical judgment in planning and organizing hands-on efforts. Troubleshoot and lend technical support for automated manufacturing processes and equipment, supporting manufacturing plants Specify and procure replacement parts and maintenance contracts. Assess available options for technology and equipment throughout various areas of manufacturing operations. Plan facility improvements for effective equipment utilization and product processing. Support lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and participate in continuous improvement projects. Assist in the procurement; integrate new equipment and modification of automation software and equipment for material handling, production processing and packaging equipment. Promote cohesion between groups within the department and across sites. Supporting System Administrators and customers; Participate on project teams as required Create and maintain hardware documentation for all automation equipment. Monitors and maintains current back-up of all critical data. Evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and established guidelines. Develop new programs, modify or edit existing programs for control processors and HMI's. Other duties as assigned. Maintain and control current back up programs for all control processors and HMI's for your facilities.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge and experience required

Minimum 5-8 years programming and troubleshooting experience with PLC automation and related controls


Supervisory skills to lead technical/maintenance people

Must have process/production experience in a batch chemical production environment

Excellent communication, interpersonal, project management and technical skills

Extensive knowledge of PLC systems and Systems Control Technologies, including in depth knowledge of RSLinx, RSView, DeviceNet, Ethernet and other network based I/O systems

Proficient in programming and modification of new and existing PLC's and HMI's

Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, including staff, vendors and management

Ability to direct supervisors and staff to employ corrective procedures

Ability to prioritize and interpret work requests and work orders

Ability to organize, plan and schedule preventative and ongoing maintenance work to avoid disruption of production operations

Ability to develop training material and provide training to management, maintenance technicians and users

Minimum intermediate computer skills required (Microsoft Office Suite)


Ability to travel out of state (10%)

Ability to work flexible schedules when required, which may include weekends and holidays.


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our products enhance the way consumers all over the world experience and enjoy their living spaces. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; Kichler® decorative and outdoor lighting and HotSpring® spas, to name a few.

At Masco, we believe in better living possibilities—for our homes, our environment and our community. Across our businesses and geographies, we seek out these possibilities to grow ourselves, enhance our consumers’ lives, create returns for our shareholders and improve the world around us. We believe a strong, supportive presence in the communities where we live, work and do business is vital. We partner with organizations that are as driven as we are to support the growth of our communities, encourage and enable equity and provide safe, affordable housing for all families.