E&A Engineer

Employer
Location
Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Posted
Feb 08, 2017
Closes
Apr 04, 2017
Ref
17000436
Contract Type
Full Time
Nestlé Infant Nutrition (Gerber) is seeking a highly motivated E&A Engineer to join the Engineering department. The position is based in Fremont, MI.

POSITION SUMMARY:
E&A Engineer is responsible for all maintenance and projects activities in area of responsibility according to Nestle corporate strategies, standards and specifications, related to
• Electrical & Process Control
• Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
• Automation and IT
• Plant personnel development and training
• Environment and operational safety for all areas above.
Will be required to perform all job requirements and meet all qualifications as determined by management for an Electrical and Automation engineer, but works independently to perform installation, monitoring, maintenance, repair, and/or design modification of high-tech distributed manufacturing and industrial process control systems for the Fremont Plant. This entails optimizing system designs, maintenance and operations processes; satisfying all safety concerns; building capability of skilled trades, and participating in short and long range planning perspective with respect to instrumentation, automation, controls, and equipment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support - Attend system training with the intent of becoming a Fremont Site subject matter expert. This will include supporting the First Food and Third Food production lines and the training of peers. Provides hardware and software application support assistance to operations.
• Projects - Manage/Participate the development of project scopes, design and standards of systems, and functional specifications. Manage / participate in the execution of projects including concept development, credit submission, bidding process, contractor management, procurement, installation and commissioning, and performs system start-ups, qualification and handover.
• Maintenance - Develop / optimize the PM plan, supervise the execution of Planned Maintenance activities. Specify, organize and maintain adequate spare parts for control and instrumentation systems. Maintain updated key documentation and drawings of the Network Infrastructure, Electrical System & Process Control, instrument calibration, PIDs for the areas of responsibilities, in accordance with management of change procedures. Assists in the development, implementation, repair, and maintenance of the site wide instrumentation, automation control, MES and electrical systems to attain “World Class” performance.
• Improvements - Serve as an overall technical resource for several production areas, Lead skilled tradesmen and participate in maintenance activities. Troubleshoot production equipment and improve the line performance & reliability. Provide technical coaching, development, and training to electrical/control technicians, instrument technicians and other personnel in the area by creating detailed training documents and materials, developing training plans, facilitating both class room and hands-on trainings.

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 3to 5 years of electrical and automation engineering experience required

PREFERRED:
Factory Automation & Industrial Electrical systems in the pharmaceutical or food industry.
Knowledgeable in electricity, instrumentation, MES (Manufacturing Execution System). Specialized in process control (PLC, HMI/SCADA, Network, IT, etc).
Extensive experience in AB Control Logix, Wonderware Archestra In Touch or System Platform, Siemens control system, Electrical and electronic circuits (480V and below).Experience in industrial Robot technology, Servo and motion controls