Electrical Automation Engineer
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Experience: 16 years
Relocation: Yes - Internationally
I am an experienced, talented and highly motivated electrical
engineering professional with a flair for industrial automation and
computer applications looking for work in high intensity consulting or
Integrated Automation Pty Ltd
Start Date: May 1995
End Date: Currently Employed
Position/Title: Technical Manager
My responsibilities as the technical head of a $3M+ pa electrical automation services organisation involves managing senior staff, managing clients, consulting, training, developing systems architectures, functional descriptions & specifications, standards, MCC's, communication networks, rapid application development toolsets, information technology, DCS & PLC conversions, selling/marketing, billing, appraisal of tenders and quotations and business development in food and beverage, meat processing, automotive, metals, pulp and paper, textile and water industries. The role is a culmination of previous roles with an equal mix of commercial and technical skills as general manager, branch manager, project manager, senior project engineer and project engineer in the same company with heavy emphasis on the Citect, Allen Bradley and Rockwell Automation platforms covering drives, PLC's, SCADA and ancillary systems. Some of my projects are spray dryers, evaporators, powder transport systems, CIP systems, paper converting, statistical weighing, packaging, grain handling, malt making, coordinated part conveyors, robot interfacing, vision systems, heating and ventilation.
Integrated Automation is a leading industrial automation systems integrator in Victoria and I've been in the drivers seat that has seen its growth from 3 engineers to 25 across 3 Victorian offices and an overseas joint venture in Mumbai, India. Major clients are Nestle, Fonterra, International Malting, Barrett Burston Malting, Kimberly Clark, Tyco, Rockwell Automation, Downer MBL, Goodman Fielder, Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, Niro, Bluescope Steel, Meat Processing Systems Corp (USA) and M. C. Herd.
I have a strong IT presence and have been responsible for developing and evolving the companies IT systems and infrastructure, like key business systems for a sister group company, an Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation distributor, for proposal management with full mobile support for field sales engineers.
Institution: Bangalore University, BMS College of Eng
Qualifications: B. Engg in Electronics (1st class distinction honours) + 2 semesters of post graduate study in a DSP course at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc).
Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, MIEEE (USA)
Institution of Engineers of Australia, Grad MIEAust
Institution of Engineers of Kenya, MIEK
Non Technical Skills: I have excellent inter personal skills, communication skills - verbal and written, attention to detail, handle pressure well, and been a leader in all my professional endeavours with lots of energy.
Technical Skills: Vendor and Institution Trained:
Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley referred systems integrator, Rockwell Software Strategic Provider for 9 years to the current, Citect Ampla pre-sales consultant - six sigma, Discrete Event Simulation with Arena and Petri Nets, PICS Simulation Expert, Miller Heiman Strategic Selling, Siemens S5, Siemens DC Drives, Technical writing, Information Mapping (Infomap), Hirschmann RAIL Specialist (Industrial Ethernet), Modern Management.
Self Trained (with vendor assistance):
Proteus, Electronics WorkBench, OrCAD/PSPICE, MATLAB/SIMULINK, ePLAN, workflow systems, and version control systems. I have advanced skills in MS Office Professional development (Word / Excel / Access / Visio / Project / Outlook), Windows Servers (NT/2000/2003), Windows Professional ( NT, 2000, XP), SQL Server (v6.5, 7, 2000, 2005), MS Exchange server (v5.5, 2000 & 2003), VMWare Server/Workstation, VB and VBA, C/C++, Datamining with PERL Regex, routers, switching, VPN's, Firewalls and Scripting.
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