Automation Engineer (Food)

Los Angeles Permanent USD90,000 - USD100,000
  • CPG experience is required
  • Food or Beverage experience is a plus

About Our Client

Our client is a food production company located in Los Angeles.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Ladder logic and statement programming, debugging and troubleshooting
  • HMI development and upgrades of new and current systems
  • Systems integration
  • Develop electrical circuits and back panel layouts for our company products.
  • Design new product features, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.
  • Participate in product start-up.
  • Develop manuals and training materials for equipment

The Successful Applicant

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent training and experience) and a minimum of 5 years of experience utilizing the skills listed above
  • Food Processing industry experience
  • Packaging line design, integration, & implementation
  • Electrical drafting utilizing AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical
  • Project Management
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Expertise in programmable logic controllers (Allen Bradley, Micrologix, CompactLogix), HMI's, motion control, PC control. Commonly used programming languages include: Allen Bradley RS 500 & 5000 Logix software, Factory Talk and Automation Direct software.
  • Superior technical ability and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and desire to work in a dynamic work environment with multiple demands
  • Team-oriented and willing to work collaboratively with lead and supervisor.
  • Committed to high quality.
  • Building Automation Systems

What's on Offer

Our client offers a competitive salary and strong benefits.

Jacob Keno
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Engineering Design and R&D
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Los Angeles
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jacob Keno
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