Controls Engineering

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Controls Engineer

Princeton, KY 42445

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Js121420212 Compensation: $110000-115000 / year

Job Description

Title: Controls Engineering 

Location: Princeton, KY

Hire Type: Direct Hire

As a Controls Engineer, you will play a pivotal role as the technical subject matter expert (SME) across all operational phases, driving production optimization and process improvement initiatives. Your responsibilities will include identifying and supporting key strategies, programs, and capital projects aimed at delivering the highest value business benefit to the company.
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Support automation hardware, as well as, associated software platforms.  
  • Must be familiar with Allen Bradley hardware and Rockwell software.
  • Continuous Improvement for key strategies / programs across the enterprise (includes development and roll out of new)
  • Must have 3+ years of experience with motion controls.
  • Leadership or mentoring experience is preferred. 
  • Site lead and liaison to Technical Services and IT for MES (SAP MII, Historian, etc.) data, reporting, and analytic issues and enhancements.
  • Bring ideas forward and use data to drive operational and cost efficiency initiatives in the Automation space.
  • Utilize problem solving methodologies and root cause analyses to continuously improve processes..
  • Explore and implement industry-proven ways to automate new & existing systems.
  • Support industry and company specific design standard patterns on both equipment and process level.
  • Ensure that technical solutions comply with company security practices and pass audit requirements in partnership with IT.
  • Provide support to capital project teams.
  • Provide initial and supporting information of technical and economic feasibility analysis for automation efforts, focusing on improvements to the current state that deliver competitive advantages.
  • Execute established start-up protocols - Factory Acceptance Tests, Site Acceptance Tests and Commission, Qualify, and Verify.
  • Work cross-functionally with the site leadership team, Capital Engineering, Reliability and Maintenance, Technical Services, Environmental Engineer, R&D and IT to ensure cross-functional alignment and meet company objectives.
  • Prepare and maintain all specific documentation related to job activities.
Qualifications and Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years controls engineering experience in a manufacturing environment; consumer packaged goods or food/beverage experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of motion control experience 
  • Continuous improvement mindset, to challenge current processes both internally and externally
  • Working knowledge of sanitary equipment design

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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