NTP-L -Manufacturing Execuion Systems Engineer - Group Applications 1

Job Details

Division: Nucor Tubular - Louisville

Location: Louisville, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

The MES Engineer will be safety-minded, goal-oriented, and quality-driven. The individual will build strong relationships leveraging Nucor’s collective resources to best take care of our customers

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • This position will design, develop, maintain, and enhance process control hardware and software solutions in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position will be responsible for project management with system integration as well as experience in object-oriented software design.
  • Support production hardware and software applications, SCADA systems, Graphical HMI applications and LAN communications.
  • Responsible for configuring and programming automation and controls systems involving HMI (human machine interface), MMI (man-machine interface), or SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems.
  • Responsible for identifying all MES hardware required to meet the needs of Operations.
  • Responsible for identifying all critical to process quality parameters and process variables with operations, engineering, and EHS to be monitored.
  • Interface with end-users to document functional requirements and work with cross-functional teams to deliver robust technical solutions.
  • Provide detailed scoping (functional specs, technical specs, costs, schedules, etc.) for MES projects and successfully lead them through the review process.
  • Develop and implement standard engineering practices, as well as, provide detailed documentation upon project completion to ensure systems are supportable.

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to work or travel on an “as needed” basis, which may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Candidates must possess an Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or 5 years work experience.
  • Minimum 3-5 years continuous improvement to manufacturing business processes with specific experience on Manufacturing Execution System projects or Equipment Control systems in all phases of the development cycle. 
  • Proven project management/implementation experience. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to collaborate with a wide range of functions at all levels. 
  • High initiative self-starter, results and schedule oriented. Must be able to work independently and interact effectively with multifunctional/multicultural teams.

Experience in C#, C++, HTML, JavaScript, WPF, XML/JSON, .NET, Visual Studio, and MS SQL Server & SQL code proficiency. Demonstrable experience in Allen Bradley ControlLogix (PLC), communication interface, and ladder-logic development, programming, and debugging

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Network Administration, Information Technology, Information Management, MIS, Computer Science, Engineering, CIS, or minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Up-to-date knowledge of new systems, information, software, and upgrades.
  • Understanding of IT security and network risks.


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Louisville