Role details

Controls Engineer

Pelham   •   USD75,000 - USD85,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Full Time position with room to advance in career
  • Very stable position with world wide company

About Our Client

The world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, we own and operate six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal and Italy.

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs / Supports both control and manufacturing execution systems.
  • Supports company wide infrastructure for existing systems and servers as high level resource for operating systems and applications for Manufacturing Processes.
  • Propose, Design, and Implement the Algorithms needed to sustain continuous improvement based on manufacturing direction.
  • Direct the activities of others to implement designs.
  • Conduct automation feasibility studies for practicality and potential return on investment.
  • Prepare and submit the controls design and implementation phase of projects.
  • Develop logic and algorithms for both discrete and analog control of processes and implement.
  • Develop HMI applications to meet the needs of operations.
  • Innovate to maintain our competitive edge and meet the needs of the end user.
  • Assure the integrity of control and information systems through security and redundant system backups.
  • Document and develop systems for consistency.
  • Provide operation, maintenance and technical support/training to production and maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain health of Process Control Domain Infrastructure and existing Manufacturing Information Systems.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with overlapping tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.

The Successful Applicant

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following: Archestra System Platform, Wonderware InTouch, Allen Bradley PLC systems (PLC5, SLC500, and ControlLogix), VB Scripting and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Windows 2008, Win 7, Windows 2012 operating systems
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written to work effectively with peers, plant operating staff, and other engineering resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, develop solutions, and quickly implement their strategy to minimize system failures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of controls systems engineering.
  • Strong project and time management skills and demonstrated ability to complete projects in a timely manner within budget.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering from an accredited college/university with related coursework. 2 years minimum of electrical and instrumentation experience.

What's on Offer

Excellent chance to grow within a company with upward mobility.

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