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Electrical & Automation Engineer; $1,000 Sign On Bonus

Electrical & Automation Engineer; $1,000 Sign On Bonus

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The plant electrical and automation (E&A) engineer is a key technical expert in our highly automated food manufacturing facility.  You will have a high degree of autonomy and be relied upon to provide informal leadership to contractors, production, maintenance, technicians, and project teams.  As a system owner/expert for automation, process control, MES, Factory Automation Systems (FAS), Wonderware System Platform/Aveva, digitalization (DMO), and electrical distribution, you will be influential in creating a strategic vision for the future.  In addition to the fast paced and rewarding day to day work experience, you will be eligible to receive Nestle’s fantastic benefits package (competitive salary, quarterly bonus, PTO, paid holidays, 401k with company match, medical, dental, vision, and more)!

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBLITIES:

Operations Support

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting of existing electrical and automation systems (PLCs, VFDs, MCCs, sensors/instruments, valves/motors, Wonderware System Platform/Aveva, VMs and thin clients, Manufacturing Execution System/MES, Digital Manufacturing Operations (DMO), Vigilistics/CIP software, Wonderware Historian, industrial Ethernet networks, control panels, circuit breakers, etc.)
  • Complete incident investigations for downtime and quality deviations to determine root cause and propose or implement corrective and preventive actions
  • Actively engage in Nestle Continuous Excellence and TPM initiatives
  • Provide coaching/training to mechanics and operators on the shop floor
  • Provide Support and troubleshooting for Manufacturing Execution System (MES) including communication to SAP as well as PLC interface code

 

System Maintenance

  • Ensure existing electrical and automation systems are properly maintained
  • Analyze the current E&A systems and install base to ensure continued maintainability and support; develop roadmap or masterplan where necessary
  • Coordinate regular system patching of FAS with IT and system users
  • Maintain compliance to corporate standards regarding hardware, software, and security

 

Project Management & Execution:

  • Conduct estimation, and execution of medium to large scale electrical/automation/MES projects
  • Develop and implement project descriptions, plans, timelines, resource requirements, costs, etc.
  • Interface with vendors, develop bid specifications, participate in design reviews, and factory acceptance testing
  • Oversee installations and verify compliance with NFPA, OSHA, FDA, and Nestle standards.
  • Responsibility for E&A/MES/Wonderware/FAS/DMO portion of projects

 

Strategy & Mentorship:

  • Share expertise and provide training to build the competencies of fellow E&A team members
  • Develop E&A team strategy including areas of MES/Wonderware/FAS/DMO (prioritization, planning, roadmaps, etc.)

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Required:

  • Associate’s Degree that relates to controls, automation, electrical power, computer science, and/or electro mechanical fields and 3+ years of related experience
  • Ability to work flexible hours (as required for projects & on-call support, but majority is M-F first shift)
  • Minimal travel (typically 0-5% for personal development training and project related site/vendor visits)

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or related field


EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • Deep expertise in at least one of the following areas: PLC programming, Wonderware System Platform, power distribution, or MES (with willingness to grow/develop in the areas lacking expertise)

Preferred:

  • 5+ years engineering experience relating to industrial controls, MES, Wonderware, power distribution, and/or IT
  • Some expertise in multiple areas out of: PLC programming, Wonderware System Platform, control panel design, MES, networking, SQL Server administration, project management, IT (VMs, Thin Clients, servers, software installs, security, etc.)

SKILLS:

Skills:

  • Rockwell Software (Studio 5000, RSLogix 5000/500/5, Factory Talk Asset Centre, RSLinx, RSNetworx, etc.)
  • Allen Bradley PLCs, VFDs, Panelviews
  • Wonderware System Platform/Aveva (Archestra, InTouch, Historian, MES, etc.)
  • Industrial Networking (Ethernet, DeviceNet, ProfiNet)
  • National Electric Code
  • Virtual Machines (VMWare or Hyper-V)
  • Design/Maintenance of Electrical Systems (480 VAC 3 Phase, 120 VAC Single Phase, 24 VDC)
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Siemens PLCs/VFDs
  • Project Management
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize

 

191659 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The plant electrical and automation (E&A) engineer is a key technical expert in our highly automated food manufacturing facility.  You will have a high degree of autonomy and be relied upon to provide informal leadership to contractors, production, maintenance, technicians, and project teams.  As a system owner/expert for automation, process control, MES, Factory Automation Systems (FAS), Wonderware System Platform/Aveva, digitalization (DMO), and electrical distribution, you will be influential in creating a strategic vision for the future.  In addition to the fast paced and rewarding day to day work experience, you will be eligible to receive Nestle’s fantastic benefits package (competitive salary, quarterly bonus, PTO, paid holidays, 401k with company match, medical, dental, vision, and more)!

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBLITIES:

Operations Support

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting of existing electrical and automation systems (PLCs, VFDs, MCCs, sensors/instruments, valves/motors, Wonderware System Platform/Aveva, VMs and thin clients, Manufacturing Execution System/MES, Digital Manufacturing Operations (DMO), Vigilistics/CIP software, Wonderware Historian, industrial Ethernet networks, control panels, circuit breakers, etc.)
  • Complete incident investigations for downtime and quality deviations to determine root cause and propose or implement corrective and preventive actions
  • Actively engage in Nestle Continuous Excellence and TPM initiatives
  • Provide coaching/training to mechanics and operators on the shop floor
  • Provide Support and troubleshooting for Manufacturing Execution System (MES) including communication to SAP as well as PLC interface code

 

System Maintenance

  • Ensure existing electrical and automation systems are properly maintained
  • Analyze the current E&A systems and install base to ensure continued maintainability and support; develop roadmap or masterplan where necessary
  • Coordinate regular system patching of FAS with IT and system users
  • Maintain compliance to corporate standards regarding hardware, software, and security

 

Project Management & Execution:

  • Conduct estimation, and execution of medium to large scale electrical/automation/MES projects
  • Develop and implement project descriptions, plans, timelines, resource requirements, costs, etc.
  • Interface with vendors, develop bid specifications, participate in design reviews, and factory acceptance testing
  • Oversee installations and verify compliance with NFPA, OSHA, FDA, and Nestle standards.
  • Responsibility for E&A/MES/Wonderware/FAS/DMO portion of projects

 

Strategy & Mentorship:

  • Share expertise and provide training to build the competencies of fellow E&A team members
  • Develop E&A team strategy including areas of MES/Wonderware/FAS/DMO (prioritization, planning, roadmaps, etc.)

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Required:

  • Associate’s Degree that relates to controls, automation, electrical power, computer science, and/or electro mechanical fields and 3+ years of related experience
  • Ability to work flexible hours (as required for projects & on-call support, but majority is M-F first shift)
  • Minimal travel (typically 0-5% for personal development training and project related site/vendor visits)

Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or related field


EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • Deep expertise in at least one of the following areas: PLC programming, Wonderware System Platform, power distribution, or MES (with willingness to grow/develop in the areas lacking expertise)

Preferred:

  • 5+ years engineering experience relating to industrial controls, MES, Wonderware, power distribution, and/or IT
  • Some expertise in multiple areas out of: PLC programming, Wonderware System Platform, control panel design, MES, networking, SQL Server administration, project management, IT (VMs, Thin Clients, servers, software installs, security, etc.)

SKILLS:

Skills:

  • Rockwell Software (Studio 5000, RSLogix 5000/500/5, Factory Talk Asset Centre, RSLinx, RSNetworx, etc.)
  • Allen Bradley PLCs, VFDs, Panelviews
  • Wonderware System Platform/Aveva (Archestra, InTouch, Historian, MES, etc.)
  • Industrial Networking (Ethernet, DeviceNet, ProfiNet)
  • National Electric Code
  • Virtual Machines (VMWare or Hyper-V)
  • Design/Maintenance of Electrical Systems (480 VAC 3 Phase, 120 VAC Single Phase, 24 VDC)
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Siemens PLCs/VFDs
  • Project Management
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize

 

191659 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


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