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MES/Automation Engineer

MES/Automation Engineer

Job Description

PREMIER is looking for an MES/Automation Engineer for the greater Nashville area.

As an MES/Automation Engineer in the Industrial Automation and Integration Services industry, you are part of an industry that is growing and on the cutting edge of technology in production and manufacturing environments. The MES/Automation Engineer provides technical leadership and coordination in the design, development and implementation of complex industrial applications, databases, and information systems meeting PREMIER and customer requirements and team standards.


Responsible for assisting in all phases of assigned MES projects, including requirements gathering, detailed design, development, commissioning, documentation, and user training.   Individual will also need to be capable of mentoring others on the Wonderware MES suite of applications while performing project execution tasks. 


The MES/Automation Engineer is expected to develop into a technical authority with a firm grasp of project management principles and tools, mentoring and commercial skills.


Must have a strong work ethic and be willing to travel up to 20% of the time. Must be willing to work in a plant environment up to 30% of the time.

Job Requirements

  • A minimum of a B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum 3 years MES Application experience
  • Expertise in MES design, development, and implementation
  • Experience with customer requirements and specification development
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks, have excellent attention to detail, and be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly
  • Must be able to work successfully in a matrix structure, focused strongly on customer service and personnel growth
  • Must have experience successfully interacting and working with customers at multiple levels of responsibility in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Must have solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be willing to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Must be willing to work in a plant environment up to 30% of the time
  • Successful completion of drug screen and background check is required
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. PREMIER is not currently accepting work visas.


  • Experience with Wonderware IAS and MES API scripting is a plus
  • Experience with MS SQL Server, including SSRS a plus
  • Experience with .NET development (C# preferred)
  • Other MES platform experience is a plus (i.e. Rockwell and/or Parsec)

Why Work at PREMIER?

PREMIER’s Engineers are some of the most talented and engaged Engineers in the industry. We offer a mind stimulating, challenging career through a variety of projects across various industries. We work in small teams, build strong relationships with our colleagues and customers, and provide many opportunities for career development. For all of these reasons and more, our Engineers have a strong sense of accomplishment and choose to call PREMIER home.


PREMIER System Integrators, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package; including above average salary, quarterly profit-sharing, full medical & dental insurance, health savings account, flexible spending for both medical and dependent care, short and long-term disability, company paid holidays and training, 401K matching, and life insurance. We also believe in work-life balance for our employees.

View the full job description as well as company information at our website.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Up to 25%
Job ID 1193
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MES/Automation Engineer

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