DuPont Automation and Process Control Intern in Johnston, Iowa
Automation and Process Control Intern (Job Number: 017446W-01)
DuPont Pioneer, a world leader in agricultural genetics, has an opportunity in our Engineering organization for an intern in our Automation and Process Control (A&PC) Operations Support group at our Johnston, Iowa corporate office.
The A&PC Engineering Intern will have responsibility as a member of the A&PC support team for the DuPont Pioneer North America Region. Duties will include:
Design, develop, and troubleshoot PLC-based automation systems
Hardware and software
Remote or on-site
Design, develop, and troubleshoot site HMI systems
Support servers and workstations (virtual and physical) that HMI and PLC systems run on
Assist with startups and checkouts
Develop projects to reduce production downtime related to automation systems
Document projects and troubleshooting findings
The A&PC Engineering support group at DuPont Pioneer manages the support of control systems used in the operation of a diverse group of processes involved in the production of agricultural seed products. The control systems used in our processes include Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) hardware and software products, the Apriso MES software platform, VFD’s, robotics, vision systems, sensor devices, etc. Typical information systems involved include: Process Control Network (PCN), servers, VM’s, firewalls, Cisco switches, security, version control, IP address management, and disaster recovery.
Currently enrolled in a four year electrical, software, or computer engineering degree program (or related fields) with at least two years of study completed. Previous experience or internship with control systems or instrumentation preferred.
Competencies and Experience Desired
Competent in efficient use of computer tools & engineering software
Able to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple jobs
General working knowledge of project execution methodology
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
Good oral and written communication skills
Fluent oral and written English skills
Good team player with good interpersonal skills
Enthusiasm for learning
Apply technical and analytical reasoning skills to develop innovative solutions
Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)
Employee Status: Temporary
Job Type: Internship
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