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Electrical & Automation Specialist

Electrical & Automation Specialist

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


In large or complex factories, the Electricity and Automation maintenance activities are removed as primary activities of the Electricity and Automation Engineer and become the primary responsibilities of the Factory Electricity and Automation Specialist.  This person is responsible for all aspects related to the on shift maintenance of Electricity and Automation according to Nestle corporate and local strategies, standards, specifications and local codes and regulations. This will include but not limited to the following:

 

• Maintain optimum electrical and process control equipment facilities to meet the established objectives of the business
• Ensure reliability of electrical, process control and MES hardware and software operation
• Maintain electrical/process control hardware & software to maintain plant at high level of efficiency, safety, quality, etc.
• Maintain liaisons with other departments, disciplines and facilities to provide necessary support and maintenance for optimal factory operations
• Provide technical direction, training and capability building of Electrical and Control Technicians
• Comply with all safety and environmental regulations (Internal & External) and applicable Nestle standards


The Factory E&A Specialist maintains the existing electrical infrastructure and automation applications. This means mastering the solution in place to be able to: 

• Provide automation, MES and factory support on assigned shift, including development of E&C Technicians’ capabilities
• Ensure alignment of the process with the final customers in production 
• Conduct preventive maintenance on power distribution, automation and MES
• Record all electrical power distribution and automation modifications and update the appropriate drawings as per factory specifications
• Ensure process instruments are properly calibrated and functional
• Perform troubleshooting in case of problems and ensure the PLC, HMI and MES applications are properly maintained 
• Maintain industrial applications and hardware in the automation layer
• Strictly adhere to PLC and HMI change management policy/procedures 
• Maintain the reliability and the performance of the FAS IT infrastructure and peer to peer networks 
• Closely coordinate with other functions, such as quality, safety, operations and production, with special emphasis on QMS, HAACP and calibration 
• In line with NCE, actively participate in DOR/WOR/MOR, GSTD and DMAIC activities 
• Develop themselves as an expert in their area of responsibility for a long-term support of the operation

 

Experience and Education Requirements:

• Associate’s Degree in engineering/technology or equivalent, preferably electrical and/or automation engineering/technology
• 2+ years experience in electrical systems 
• In-depth knowledge of electricity including low voltage and medium voltage installations
• Good knowledge of electrical safety 
• Knowledge of instrumentation and process control systems
• In-depth knowledge of HMIs and PLCs

Requisition ID

166015 

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


In large or complex factories, the Electricity and Automation maintenance activities are removed as primary activities of the Electricity and Automation Engineer and become the primary responsibilities of the Factory Electricity and Automation Specialist.  This person is responsible for all aspects related to the on shift maintenance of Electricity and Automation according to Nestle corporate and local strategies, standards, specifications and local codes and regulations. This will include but not limited to the following:

 

• Maintain optimum electrical and process control equipment facilities to meet the established objectives of the business
• Ensure reliability of electrical, process control and MES hardware and software operation
• Maintain electrical/process control hardware & software to maintain plant at high level of efficiency, safety, quality, etc.
• Maintain liaisons with other departments, disciplines and facilities to provide necessary support and maintenance for optimal factory operations
• Provide technical direction, training and capability building of Electrical and Control Technicians
• Comply with all safety and environmental regulations (Internal & External) and applicable Nestle standards


The Factory E&A Specialist maintains the existing electrical infrastructure and automation applications. This means mastering the solution in place to be able to: 

• Provide automation, MES and factory support on assigned shift, including development of E&C Technicians’ capabilities
• Ensure alignment of the process with the final customers in production 
• Conduct preventive maintenance on power distribution, automation and MES
• Record all electrical power distribution and automation modifications and update the appropriate drawings as per factory specifications
• Ensure process instruments are properly calibrated and functional
• Perform troubleshooting in case of problems and ensure the PLC, HMI and MES applications are properly maintained 
• Maintain industrial applications and hardware in the automation layer
• Strictly adhere to PLC and HMI change management policy/procedures 
• Maintain the reliability and the performance of the FAS IT infrastructure and peer to peer networks 
• Closely coordinate with other functions, such as quality, safety, operations and production, with special emphasis on QMS, HAACP and calibration 
• In line with NCE, actively participate in DOR/WOR/MOR, GSTD and DMAIC activities 
• Develop themselves as an expert in their area of responsibility for a long-term support of the operation

 

Experience and Education Requirements:

• Associate’s Degree in engineering/technology or equivalent, preferably electrical and/or automation engineering/technology
• 2+ years experience in electrical systems 
• In-depth knowledge of electricity including low voltage and medium voltage installations
• Good knowledge of electrical safety 
• Knowledge of instrumentation and process control systems
• In-depth knowledge of HMIs and PLCs

Requisition ID

166015 

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.

 

Mount Sterling, KY, US, 40353

Mount Sterling, KY, US, 40353


Nearest Major Market: Lexington

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