Automation Engineer (Grand Forks, ND)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our BUSINESS facility in Grand Forks Plant – Grand Forks, ND.
Grand Forks is a small community built on education, sports, family, agriculture, and the outdoors. SUMMARYThis position exists to support efficient operation of all process automation and electrical maintenance in the plant. This includes integration and troubleshooting of all automation, electrical and instrumentation in the plant. The individual in this position will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the electrical, instrumentation, and controls throughout the plant and have the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. RESPONSIBILITIESMaintains necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and does so in a participative management style, conducive with operational goals.Is responsible for supporting Food Safety and Product Quality standards.Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and plant procedures.Works within safety rules and regulations in actively avoiding injury to self and others.Assists Maintenance and others in developing plans, control sequences and programs in selecting control equipment for projects.Assists with training of electricians and plant personnel.Ensures that additional accountabilities required by management are handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.Supports Company standards for quality, food safety, sanitation and GMPs.Develop and maintain plant electrical, instrumentation, and control standards with input from plant Electrical and Instrumental and Maintenance team.Partners with maintenance and production for installation, operation and troubleshooting of all central process automation equipment including, but not limited to, computers, programmable controllers and peripheral electrical equipment.Performs & ensures reliable programming of PLC's, VFD's, SCADA and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI).Maintains records and back up documentation for Allen Bradley PLC's and VFD's, Siemens PLC's, Wonderware Software programs.
REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university.Four years related experience and/or training.Disclaimer – These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. HOW TO APPLYExternal Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID# 5777Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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