Cornerstone Building Brands

Senior Automation Engineer

Houston, TX - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Référence de l'employeur: REF6764W

Senior Automation Engineer


Houston, TX, US / À distance

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About Us

Cornerstone Building Brands is a premier exterior building solutions provider serving both the residential and commercial markets across North America. The building products we manufacture are the cornerstone of the communities where people live, work and play -from homes to hospitals, grade schools to grocery stores, manufacturing facilities to municipal buildings and beyond.

Through the core values and consistent behaviors and mindsets embraced by our employees, we have built a culture dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and what matters most to their success. We know that it's our people that make the difference and we are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description

Position Overview:

Responsible for design, programming, simulation and testing of automated processes and machinery, followed by creating detailed documentation (work instructions and/or operating manuals) for the finished functional project, including HMI and Robotic system identification, selection, and implementation. This role will lead process automation implementation as it relates to Advanced Manufacturing, across the entire CBB-Shelter enterprise. This role will be onsite based out of any of our Shelter Facility locations; Elizabethton, TN., Monticello, IA., Mt. Pleasant, IA., Lexington, TN., Atlanta, GA., Houston, TX. and more and will report to the Vice-President, Process Engineering.

Duties & Responsibilities:     

  • Responsible for the identification and application of strategic automation technology and ongoing development of advanced manufacturing processes to increase safety, product quality, and manufacturing efficiency, across all CBB-Shelter product lines. Supports Manufacturing leadership with contractor/vendor selection and qualification
  • Leads installation of multiple projects simultaneously by coordinating various vendors/partners, engineering, and plant operations
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate Engineering Design of new (capital) and/or modified existing equipment that is intended to increase productivity, improve quality, increase yield rates, and reduce operating costs. Coordinates installation schedules to ensure that process improvement projects are completed on-time
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate training of key personnel in the operation and maintenance of newly installed automation controls, modified electrical or mechanical equipment, process instrumentation, and/or process control systems
  • Ensures that Standard Operating Procedures are in place to support production and maintenance activities. Assists the local site management with verification activities to ensure that project results are achieved in a safe manner, and plant personnel are adequately trained
  • Supports and actively participates in lean manufacturing (6S/CI) activities to support automation-based remedies to productivity, yield, and quality deficiencies
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with the fundamental principles associated with the Quality and Environmental Management Systems in place at all CBB-Shelter Manufacturing facilities
  • Communicates with Operations Management (plant, safety, supply chain, etc.) across all business segments and facilities to assist in resolving problems and achieving company goals


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering preferred) and 10+ years of experience or related work experience in Industrial Process Engineering or Industrial Maintenance with an emphasis in electrical, PLC programming and Autodesk Inventor/ AutoCAD
  • Proven experience in leading successful automation projects/ teams in manufacturing environments
  • Requires frequent travel to CBB-Shelter manufacturing sites across North America

Additional information

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Cornerstone Building Brands is an 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. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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