|Job Reference Code:||WP-567|
|Job Title:||AUTOMATION & CONTROLS ENGINEER|
|Salary:||$90,000 + 10%|
|Our services have been retained to recruit a CONTROLS & AUTOMATION ENGINEER for a $1.5 billion food division of international corporation. Our client is experiencing rapid growth (50% growth in past 5 years!) and seeking a high potential Engineer to expand their engineering organization (new position). On-site role that will be based at 2000 person production facility adjacent to US HQ and located in small community within commuting distance of city of 150,000 and equal distance between Chicago and Indy.
The Controls and Automation Engineer provides engineering support for the electrical and control systems functions within the operations. This position is responsible for hardware and software process control systems and equipment and will include any associated instrumentation. The Controls and Automation Engineer requires training and project management responsibilities such as evaluating areas of opportunity, designing modifications or improvements, and evaluation of need for new installations to maintain and increase operational efficiency of the process. This position will assist Maintenance, Operations, and other key personnel with assessment of, and proposed solutions to, various electrical equipment problems.
DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Automation, Electrical Design, or Controls Engineering. 5+ years controls/electrical engineering experience in manufacturing plant environment, food and/or meat processing industry is preferred. Knowledge of a variety electrical controls and electrical systems. Strong project management skills. Competency with Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLC's. Must be able to remotely work through system issues and decipher logic and resolve in a timely manner. Ability to understand, diagnose and improve control relay logic and schematics. Working knowledge of PLC controls (preferred Allen Bradley and Siemens). Familiarity in all aspects of Production/Manufacturing Automation. Read and comprehend various schematics and other company related documents. Possess knowledge of power distribution, motors, and motor controls. Salary in the $90,000 range with 10% bonus potential, competitive benefits and relocation assistance. This is immediate need. Please send resume ASAP if any interest or questions. Thank you!
Wade Palmer & Associates, Inc.