Senior Controls Engineer

Permanent Job Opportunity with Leading Food Manufacturer!

  • Taunton, MA
  • $80,000 - $130,000
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A bit about us:

We are the leading producer of fresh produce-based salsa in North America. We offer branded, private label, contract manufactured and food service salsa products in addition to a variety of dips, spreads and sauces. We are proud of our creative product development, innovative packaging, quality assurance protocols and modern product facilities.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, a health savings account and Company matched 401(k).

Why join us?

  • 401k Match
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Growth Opportunities

Job Details

The Controls Engineer is responsible for overseeing the design and development of our automated control systems company wide ensuring that we are performing in the most efficient manner.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Analyze the processes of the assigned facility
  • Identify shortcomings that could be opened by automation
  • Design systems that can automate processes
  • Maintain and repair systems
  • Inspect systems to ensure they meet safety regulations
  • Design test stand control systems.
  • Produce electrical schematics and manufacturing drawings.
  • Work in a hands-on capacity to manufacture and assemble designed control systems and prototype equipment.
  • Document engineering and manufacturing procedures as required and creates user guides for the control systems.
  • Research new products and procedures as required.
  • Deliver results when expected in accordance with project schedules.
  • Track labor time.
  • Troubleshoots problems with processes and hardware
  • Plans preventive maintenance
  • Coordinates with others in order to determine problems and implement solutions
  • Provides technical assistance as needed by internal customers
  • Manages relations with vendors
  • Defines performance metrics

Qualifications & Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (or similar)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Controls Engineer and in manufacturing, preferably experience in food.
  • Must possess proficient skills in engineering techniques, mechanical processes, process technology, plant infrastructure, and project management to support day to day activities, and the ability to use the skills for future strategic plans.
  • Working knowledge of electrical engineering principals including common digital and analog communication protocols, creation of system block diagrams, schematic drafting, data logging system design
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Experience with PLC programming.
  • Hands on experience in electrical panel layout and assembly, and familiarity with NEC codes.
  • Proficient in 2D computer aided drafting (Solidworks or equivalent).
  • Able to read, interpret, and create electrical schematics and manufacturing drawings.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, and implementation and facilitation skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project.
  • Able to deliver results in both supervised and unsupervised environments.
  • Coordinate with outside resources
  • Demonstrated ability to train skilled trades and engineering use of PLC logic to troubleshoot issues

Competencies/ Skills
  • Multi-tasking (working on multiple projects at the same time)
  • Detail Oriented
  • Presentations Skills
  • Proven Leadership Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving/Analytical
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communications Proficiency (to include written, verbal and negotiation)
  • Time Management (manage priorities and workflow)

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Taunton, MA
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$80,000 - $130,000