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Automation Project Manager


Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) is seeking an Automation Project Manager to join their Wilmington, MA team. 

KSS is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, a suburb north of Boston. We employ approximately 500 people worldwide. KMS has worldwide sales and a strong base of loyal customers. Our products are used in the purification of drinking water, removal of salt from brackish water and sea water, and in a diverse range of industrial filtration applications. They are more fully described on our website (www.kochmembrane.com).

Because of our current and projected rapid growth, we are investing heavily in R&D, have upgraded and enlarged our manufacturing facilities, and are significantly expanding our sales organization. We are now seeking additional outstanding professionals in all aspects of our business in order to augment our world-class capabilities so we can handle our enormous growth.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Manage and execute projects to implement automation and controls systems on the Wilmington manufacturing campus
  • Collaborate with controls design, mechanical design, and process design engineering teams to develop project scopes
  • Partner with procurement and quality team members to screen and manage vendor resources.
  • Oversee effective handoff of new system processes and equipment to maintenance and operations.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 5+ years experience as a controls engineer or project manager for projects in the manufacturing automation and process controls domain 

  • Previous experience, training, and certifications on Rockwell Automation or similar large OEM automation platforms

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Information Technology, or Science

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Previous experience managing projects with values of $100,000+   

  • Experience managing multiple turn-key automation projects with 3rd parties
  • Experience/certification with GE Fanuc robots and software


Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com

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