Director of Automation

Le Sueur, MN

Cambria is experiencing significant growth and as such has an excellent opportunity for a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment.  This key position will oversee and manage the Automation department.


  • Plans and directs the work of the automation staff to maximize department performance and achieve company objectives
  • Oversees the PLC (programmable logic controller) programming and development of PLC program standards
  • Ensures a thorough understanding of all software and equipment used at the Plant
  • Monitors department projects and reviews reports to ensure that development is progressing according to schedule and within budgetary guidelines
  • Oversees all new applications and upgraded applications to ensure success
  • Organizes automation staff to accomplish goals efficiently and authorizes recruitment of additional staff
  • Overall responsibility of monitoring the performance of Plant equipment ensuring that everything in the facility stays running
  • Perform other duties as assigned by executive management

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required; master’s degree in engineering or business administration preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in increasingly complex supervisory positions
  • Computer skills (Windows-terminal services, server applications)
  • Must have complete knowledge of all programming software for PLCs, SCADA packages, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of software and equipment used at the Cambria Plant
  • Ability to manage and motivate team efforts to accomplish goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent technical, conceptual, and financial skills


If you are looking to advance your career by becoming a member of a growing and dynamic team, we are eager to meet you. Please send your resume and salary requirements to (reference job # 14-149 in the subject line of your e-mail). 

Cambria is a privately held, family-owned company with an entrepreneurial vision. We bring a new perspective and approach to the countertop industry by responding to the needs of our customers. With state-of-the-art facilities, combined with the work ethic of experienced employee teams, Cambria has rapidly become an industry leader.

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