Controls Engineer

Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc.

Forrest City, AR


Hiring Company: 
Delicatessen Services Co., LLC
Overview:
Provide controls diagnostic training to plant controls technicians, electricians, and mechanics. Provide controls and electronic support at BHP manufacturing facilities to ensure efficient equipment operations and reduce equipment downtime. Provide equipment controls design review to ensure application in food processing environment.
Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform training for component replacement and repairs with controls technicians and maintenance technicians as necessary
  • Perform controls and electronic design reviews of new and existing assets.
  • Evaluate controls and electronic component including obsolete recommendations.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Conduct equipment audits to ensure excellent maintenance
  • Support Facilities Department goals
  • Support QA, R&D, and Process Systems departments, as needed
  • Work with OEM vendors to continually improve equipment and process operations

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechatronics, controls or electrical engineering preferred
  • 5-10 years experience in industrial controls
  • Strong, committed, and unquestioned record of safe work practices
  • Strong technical oral and written communication skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Excellent math and mechanical aptitude required
  • Familiar with OSHA requirements (Arc Flash NFPA70E, Confined Space, LOTO, etc.)
  • Must be physically able to access all areas of facility (perform audits and assist with issues in all facility areas)
  • Able/willing to work in a cold, damp environment maintained at 36 – 40 degrees F
  • Familiarity with programs/hardware listed below
Full understanding of PLC (Allen Bradley: RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500. AutomationDirect) programming and troubleshooting. Understanding/experience with multi-axis robotics Create and troubleshoot analog I/O (A-D, 4-20 ma, 0-5v., etc.) Full understanding of HMI interface and programming (Allen Bradley: FactoryTalk View Studio, RSView, PanelBuilder) Full understanding of mechanically controlled devices (modulating air operated control valves, servo operated valves and devices, VFD controlled motors, related PID functions, etc.) Full understanding and ability to network control components via common communication protocols Strong understanding and diagnoses of mechanical machine operation to insure correct control diagnosis can be performed Conduct functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of critical equipment Diagnose, repair, and calibrate process instruments and control systems (electro-pneumatic and electro-hydraulic systems) Continually develop equipment and process expertise Maintain accurate records and train safe work practices Perform work as assigned by Sr. Controls Engineer
Preferred Hardware Experience
PLC - Allen Bradley: CompactLogix, ControlLogix, MicroLogix. AutomationDirect HMI - Allen Bradley: Panelview, Panelview Plus. AutomationDirect: C-More HMIs Communications - Ethernet I/P, Modbus TCP/IP, Serial Variable Frequency Drives - Allen Bradley Powerflex Controls Components: PhotoEyes, E-Stops, Safety Circuits, AC Induction motors, etc.
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Location:
Forrest City, AR
Time Type:
Full time
Department:
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