Open Position – ASPAC Japan Project Implementation Engineer

ASPAC Japan Project Implementation Engineer

ABOUT dataPARC

At dataPARC, we don’t just make software – we make manufacturers’ lives easier by getting information to people in a way that it can quickly be used to solve problems. Improving industrial operations is what we do, and dataPARC is how we do it.

Over the past 25 years, we’ve built a reputation for delivering the most intuitive and easy-to-use manufacturing decision support system available. Our customers love us, and many have even joined our team.

We’re a forward-thinking company, always looking for employees who bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to our space. While we’re known for our expertise in industrial analytics, we’re also a team that values diversity, inclusivity, and collaboration. If you’re dedicated to making a difference in manufacturing, we want to hear from you.

dataPARC is a division of Capstone Technology, part of the BTG Group, a subsidiary of the Voith Group.

WHY JOIN US

At dataPARC, we believe in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few of the benefits of joining our team:

  • Beautiful new office space near Portland, Oregon, just blocks from the Columbia River.
  • Hybrid work environment with fully remote option for out-of-area employees.
  • Full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, tuition assistance, paid maternity leave and more.
  • Generous vacation policy.
  • Welcoming, inclusive organization where everyone is valued and respected.
  • Compassionate leadership team that values work/life balance.
  • The opportunity to work for a respected brand in manufacturing and make a real difference in the lives of our customers.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Project Implementation Engineer will be responsible for implementing customer projects throughout Japan and the ASPAC region. Duties involve installing and configuring dataPARC software for new and existing customers. This position will require travel to customers’ sites to configure software, conduct training, and work on customer-specific dataPARC implementation tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement dataPARC projects in close collaboration with customers, partners, and internal stakeholders.
  • Achieve excellent customer satisfaction on projects.
  • Execute projects efficiently through effective project engineering. Meet project schedule and deadlines by managing the defined scope, monitoring project progress, coordinating project tasks, and resolving problems.
  • Lead system integration planning and coordination with the customer and third parties.
  • Train customers (Operators, Engineers, Management) in the use of software in their production environment on-site, and remotely.
  • Participate in dataPARC software testing and quality assurance. Document findings and participate in QA reviews.
  • Available to travel up to 50% of time.
  • Prioritizes routine work, respects schedule of others, flexible in response to changing environment.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster aid and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.
  • Responsible for own personal safety, the safety of the team and those around you.
  • Work in accordance with and enforce compliance with all BTG/Capstone’s policies (ex: Safety, Code of Conduct, Commercial Policy, Security Policy and Export Compliance) to maintain BTG/Capstone’s reputation and image.
  • Participates in all training offered by Capstone as relevant to department or position
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers demonstrating a high level of confidentiality and respect.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of the team.  In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support and model BTG’s Code of Conduct and support BTG’s Values: Innovative, Reliable, Fair, Sustainable and Ambitious. Employees will be held accountable for knowledge and effective application of these principles.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Japanese fluency required.
  • Knowledge of the dataPARC or other Process Information Management Systems (PIMS).
  • Background in continuous process manufacturing, process analysis, quality management, and production management.
  • IT and database skills with a solid understanding of operating systems, industrial networks and communication protocols, Microsoft Windows Server and Windows 11, and MS SQL Server.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and VBA.
  • Advanced knowledge of application development in an object-oriented programming language such as Visual Basic .NET an asset.
  • Basic automation and controls experience, including systems integration and OPC UA.
  • Project Management experience
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to use appropriate independent judgment to make decisions
  • Ability to learn and apply organization policy and procedure
  • Highly self-motivated and directed

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Automation, or Information Systems.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in an operational or engineering capacity.
  • Software development experience.
  • Process operations, engineering or maintenance experience an asset.
  • Firsthand experience with competitor process historian and data visualization software packages such as Aveva PI, Honeywell PHD, Yokogawa Exaquantum, Siemens XHQ, GE Proficy, MOPS, BrainCube, Wedge.
  • Experience with modelling and statistical software & languages such as Minitab, MATLAB, R or Python an asset.

LINKEDIN POSTING

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3835516188

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Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@capstonetechnology.com

We thank you for your interest in BTG/dataPARC; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.