Sr. Automation Controls Engineer
Company: JTM Food Group
Posted on: February 11, 2024
POSITION: Sr. Automation/Controls Engineer
REPORTS TO: Controls Engineering Supervisor
PERKS & BENEFITS - Sr. Automation/Controls Engineer
Top Work Place Winner
Free Meal Buffet, Discount on JTM Products
Free Uniforms, Shoe Allowance
Free Gym Membership, Free Health Screenings
Full Medical Benefits
SCOPE - Sr. Automation/Controls Engineer
The Sr. Controls Engineer has numerous years of hands-on
manufacturing industry experience who possesses and applies a broad
knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures toward the
completion of technically complex projects.
Develops, manages, and maintains all O.T. (Operational Technology)
applications. Communicates and educates users on applications,
reports, processes, and tools.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Sr. Automation/Controls Engineer
Works with IT, Engineering, and operations personnel to provide
Automation/Controls programming for a state-of-the-art food
Interfaces with production operators, maintenance, management, and
engineering groups to achieve the best possible solutions to
process control problems.
Implements new technology to maximize plant efficiency.
PLC specification and programming, including HMI development.
Specify and apply instrumentation for process application.
Configure and control Variable Frequency Drives.
Control System Programming: SCADA, HMI, and PLC code development to
Lead troubleshooting teams consisting of vendors, electrical
engineers, control system programmers, and information system
programmers to deliver integrated automation solutions.
Interface with external system integrators and machine builders to
successfully deliver fully integrated process equipment systems to
JTM's Production organization on-time, on-budget, and that satisfy
Optimization of existing industrial database systems.
Maintain expert knowledge of company applications and automated
Serve as support lead for O.T. (Operational Technology)
Maintain familiarity with data used in company processes and
Prepare all required documentation of database structures.
Maintains the integrity of the data in the system.
Assist in training of company personnel on company operation
Assist operations to remediate downtime.
SUCCESS CRITERIA - Sr. Automation/Controls Engineer
Safety/GMP/Food Safety/Quality policies followed.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS - Sr. Automation/Controls
Proven ability to quickly understand technology and conditions,
thoroughly analyze complex problems, and effectively assimilate
information to reach independent decisions that will resolve issues
Established subject matter expertise with ability to teach multiple
technologies or industry processes.
Significant hands-on experience designing, developing and
programming control and information systems for manufacturing
Extensive hands-on field experience implementing, commissioning and
troubleshooting control and information systems for manufacturing
High competence with advanced programming and commissioning of
complex systems containing industrial controllers, computers and
networking equipment across multiple platforms and languages.
Broad knowledge of manufacturing, automation, industrial controls
and information systems.
5+ years of experience as a Control Systems Engineer implementing
business data solutions.
5+ yrs. experience in HMI programming. Packages include Rockwell
Software and Ignition.
5+ yrs. experience in PLC programming. Packages include RS Logix
500, 5000, Studio 5000.
Flexibility to work occasional on-call periods outside normal
business hours or on weekend.
Experience with industry standards, methods, platforms, and
protocols for network and data security.
BS Computer, Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering degree,
or related training in process control is preferred.
A combination of relevant work experience and education will be
Experience with workflow processes and systems.
Experience designing, developing, and administering Microsoft SQL
Server databases, including, but not limited to:
Creating indices for efficient table usage
Writing stored procedures and functions
Experience with process manufacturing ERP systems.
Experience designing, configuring, and administering virtual
infrastructures using VMware.
Experience with OOP languages such as Python, Java, VB.Net, and
This position is an on-site position
Keywords: JTM Food Group, Fairfield , Sr. Automation Controls Engineer, Engineering , Harrison, Ohio
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