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SCADA/MES Data Engineer

Camden, NJ, USA Req #883
Thursday, March 28, 2024
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

The SCADA/MES Data Engineer is responsible for leading our IT-OT integration efforts, driving digital transformation, and supporting operations management. Duties include developing and implementing end-to-end applications, designing and developing user-friendly applications, and conducting analysis to provide actionable insight. This career requires proficiency with IT/ERP software and tools such as Python, HTML, CSS, and Visual Studio Code, and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related field.



    • Develops and implements end-to-end SCADA, MES and CMMS applications along with ERP integration.
    • Ensures secure integration of Distributed Control systems to the Ignition Platform Gateway in compliance with cybersecurity standards.
    • Designs and develops user-friendly applications for operational efficiency.
    • Defines and executes a vision for digital transformation, focusing on real-time visibility of production and operations.
    • Leads IT-OT convergence, manages cross-functional teams, and prioritizes features for digital products.
    • Utilizes Lean Six Sigma and TQM methodologies to support operations and drive continuous improvement to save significant manual date entry hours and optimize production.
    • Conducts data analysis using BI tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, Knime, to provide actionable insights.
    • Manages data integrations into data lakes and warehouses for enhanced decision-making.
    • Leads project management efforts including requirement gathering, workflow organization, stakeholder communication, and budget management.
    • Other job duties as assigned.


II.                Required Skills / Abilities

    • Proficient in IT/ERP software and tools such as Python, HTML, CSS, Visual Studio Code, Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O, SQL Server, and other Microsoft products.
    • Strong understanding of data skills and tools, including cloud services such as Azure IoT Hub, Azure Data Factory, databases such as MSSQL, MySQL, SQLite, and BI tools such as Excel, Power BI, Tableau, and Knime.
    • Proven project management skills.
    • Effective communication both written and verbal.
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

III.             Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related field.
    • Proven experience with OT software and tools such as Ignition by Inductive Automation, Sepasoft MES, Cirrus Link MQTT modules, and various automation products (Rockwell, Siemens, Automation Direct).
    • Relevant certifications in project management, Lean Six Sigma, or cybersecurity are a plus.                                #Li-Onsite 
EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Camden, NJ, USA