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Website Bartell Machinery Systems

Automation and Technical Services Supervisor
Personnel Requisition No. 18-0117

Bartell Machinery Systems is a global leader in providing highly-engineered industrial manufacturing equipment for the Tire & Rubber, Oil & Gas, and Wire & Cable industries. An ISO 9001:2008 certified company, Bartell has delivered innovative solutions to leading manufacturers since our founding in 1940, with over 8,500 machines now installed worldwide. We offer the industry’s most advanced and proven tire bead machinery, systems for producing sub-sea oil & gas flexible pipe, and innovative wire & cable machines. Our products are fully designed and rigorously tested to optimize safety, production efficiency, operational reliability, and maximized asset lifecycle. We pride ourselves on setting new standards for quality, performance, and value in every machine we build. With generations of industry knowledge and engineering design experience coupled with our world-class sales and technical service network, Bartell’s employees are dedicated to providing you with state-of-the-art technologies capable of meeting your most advanced production needs. Please see application instructions at the bottom of this page to apply.

Position: Automation and Technical Services Supervisor
Location/Department: Rome, New York / Engineering

Primary Responsibilities

This position is a member of the Engineering Department. The Automation and Technical Services Supervisor will report directly to the Engineering Manager. This is a working supervisor position, meaning the supervisor will develop software, monitor, and deploy for project deliverables alongside the team.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Experience

  • Manage and coordinate the day-to-day work of Software Engineers ensuring on-time and on budget delivery of all projects.
    o Ensure on-time performance for all milestones along the project path, including releasing Risk Assessments, Process Flow Diagrams, Fault Handler Analyses, One-Line Drawings and the Machine Software. Work closely with the Group Project Team Leader’s to schedule the software needs and timelines for their projects.
    o Provide Automation Support for R&D projects.
    o Ensure zero defect designs are completed the first time using Bartell established Quality Assurance Process.
    o Supervise and schedule the activities and set priorities for the software engineers.
    o Develop standard procedures, check lists, and department standards as needed and ensure compliance.
    o Ensure safety and pertinent code conformance on all design projects.
    o Recognizes development needs and arranges training.
    o Utilize the most current design techniques and tools.
    o Collaborate with other departments to achieve business results.
    o Integrate mechanical, electrical and software systems to ensure deliverables meet customer and company expectations.
  • Manage and coordinate the day-to-day work of the TSS Electrical Engineers.
    o Recognizes development needs and arranges (or provides) training.
    o Work closely with the TSS Coordinator to schedule In-house commissioning and field commissioning. Always attempting to use the TSS Engineers first in the field and the Software Engineers when needed.
    o Lead troubleshooting activities both in house and at customer sites as needed to resolve software issues.
    o Develop proactive techniques to facilitate troubleshooting, and remote software support.
  • Provide strategic initiatives to advance the company in the Automation and Technical Services areas.
    o Look at ways to enhance the current products with Automation and Technical Services.
    o Look at ways to create new products or markets with Automation and Technical Services.
    o Create innovative ideas to meet customer requirements while utilizing existing company technology.
    o Takes appropriate risks and makes decisions taking full responsibility for outcome. Encourages employees to take appropriate risks and supports decisions by presenting evaluated pros and cons.
  • Remain abreast of current technological progress to ensure company’s products remain competitive.
    o Attend conferences, seminars and trade shows.
    o Challenges teams to build process to research and develop adjacent markets and technology.
    o Present technologies, process’s and techniques that improve company performance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical Degree with ten (10) years related experience. A strong knowledge of Automation Software and Machine Process demonstrated.

Skills & Relevant Work Experience

  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Must be a leader and motivator and innovator.
  • Proficient knowledge of Automation software such as PLC, Motion and HMI.
  • Proficient knowledge of Machine Process and Process Control.
  • Proficient knowledge of analytical engineering design principles and problem-solving practices.
  • At least five (5) years of international travel experience

Travel Requirements: 15%

For consideration, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications shown and have a verifiable record of experience in the field applied for.
Please complete the application for employment – linked here
Bartell requires pre-employment drug screening, physical and background check.
BARTELL MACHINERY SYSTEMS, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.
6321 Elmer Hill Rd Rome, NY 13440 ● www.bartellmachinery.com ● fax 315-336-1084