Pinnacle Foods

Process/ Controls Engineer

US-TN-Jackson
Job ID
2017-5294
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.

 

The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work with operations to identify kaizen opportunities and drive plant reliability projects to improve plant efficiency and cost.
• Work with plant controls technicians to provide guidance and training in support of plant needs. Provide troubleshooting expertise when technicians require assistance.
• Deliver a plant controls and automation strategy to manage life cycle of aged equipment and keep the factory current on hardware, software and technical skills.
• Conduct engineering studies to test and validate technologies, equipment, and processes.
• Manage selected capital projects from concept through implementation.
• Manage project cash flow and cash flow forecasting.
• Perform code compliance, power distribution, industrial automation, and other electrical system reviews.
• Perform basic process and project engineering calculations including equipment sizing and rating,
• Short circuit and arc flash calculations.
• Develop piping and instrumentation and process flow diagrams.
• Prepare specifications, reports and related data tables.
• Continually upgrading technical knowledge and capabilities. Assuring quality, quantity and completeness of all engineering-related assignments.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant engineering experience, preferable electrical.
• Experience with Allen Bradley, Rockwell systems and Wonderware.
• Have extensive experience with servo and VFD drives.
• Able to read, understand, code and decode PLC systems including troubleshooting these systems on the manufacturing floors.
• Computer Knowledge – Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD, Allen Bradley and Wonderware
• Experience in one or more of the areas of industrial power distribution, PLC programming (AB, Rockwell and Wonderware), and project management required.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a matrix organization.
• Strong analytical skills using tools such as statistics, downtime tracking, mechanical history, project planning, etc. to identify opportunity areas.
• Creative in problem solving and innovative approaches to resolve complex problems.
• Ability to quickly come up to speed on complex production processes and work with others to identify opportunities areas via data.

 

EDUCATION:
• BS in Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.

Qualifications

 

 

Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
other legally protected basis.



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