Sr Controls Engineer – Rich Products Corporation

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5-10 years

Job Description

Richs, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities.
From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world.
Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size.
Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others.
Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Richs is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible.
RichsInfinite Possibilities.
Controls Engineer is responsible for effectively leading the comprehensive integration of technical solutions and related services to support the development of platform-level Smart Factory scope designs.
Additionally, support on-site installation coordination and leadership, start-up activities, expert troubleshooting of automation control systems & advanced manufacturing software applications.
The Sr.
Controls Engineer would also be responsible for drive controls systems platforms, industrial networks integration, and the individual products and solutions which comprise these systems.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
• Support the development and implementation of Smart Factory technology strategies at plant level.
• Develop roadmaps to develop / integrate new automation technologies into existing production lines
• Develop pathways to contribute to the evolution and expansion of existing line MES systems
• Assist in the development and training of the junior control engineers and machine operators
• Identify OT technologies and solutions that can be integrated with new / existing IS technologies, including cybersecure networking strategies
• Partnering with related customers (Manufacturing, IS, etc.) to develop operational standards and platforms to optimize line controls and enable line performance improvements.
• Directly program PLCs, HMIs, and SCADA systems for new or modified equipment either directly or through the utilization of 3rd Party expert contractors
• Execute initiatives supporting our SF automation strategy, manage operating workflows and continuous improvement opportunities.
• Perform project management functions for individual projects including gaps identification, scheduling, tracking, and reporting.
• Develop and write documentation as required (validation project plans, standard operating procedures, qualification summary reports, system audits, technical reports, etc.).
• Communicate with leadership teams regarding project details.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
• Bachelors Degree in engineering, preferably Electrical Engineering or Controls Engineering.
Technical college diplomas in Machine Controls or related technical fields would be considered.
• Minimum seven (7) years of experience in Plant Engineering, Plant Maintenance operations or comparable experience implementing and supporting machine controls systems for relevant businesses
• Skill in organizing technical resources and establishing complex priorities.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of associates across multiple divisions at different organizational levels.
• Demonstrated experience developing comprehensive line digitization strategies and solutions.
• Hands on knowledge / direct participation on continuous improvement projects (Lean, TPM, Six Sigma)
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization & influence others
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio).
• Demonstrated expertise in PLC and HMI programming utilizing RSLogix 5, 500, 5000, FactoryTalk Studio, RSView32 and/or FTView ME/SE,
• Experience managing 3rd party Machine Controls engineering vendors & OEMs, including developing RFIs, technical solutions evaluations and recommendations
• PowerFlex products and applications, Ethernet/IP Switches, Servo/Motion control
• Experience with networks including EtherNet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, RIO, and DH+
• Application/Project experience utilizing software packages such as AssetCentre
• Experience in Virtual Machine computing and Thin Client technology
• Up to 50% of travel to support project requirements.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (Richs), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.
The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.
A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Richs.
Please contact Richs Human Resources department at . if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.As a family-owned company, caring for our associatestheir whole selvesis a top priority.
Thats why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:
Competitive compensationHealth & financial benefitsPaid time offParental leaveFamily planning supportFlexible work policyAssociate resource groupsVolunteering & community impact opportunitiesHoliday gatheringsIn-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!Its all part of how we support our family of associates.
Because in the company of family, all things are possible.MEET RICHS.Richs, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities.
Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Richs is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible.
One Family.

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