Senior Automation Technician

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Employer
Location
Piscataway, NJ, United States
Posted
Apr 06, 2017
Closes
Apr 29, 2017
Ref
17002862
Contract Type
Full Time

Nestlé Health Science (NHSc)
is a company on a mission and on the move, motivated by the opportunity to forge a major therapeutic role for nutrition in the management of health and establish a new industry between food and pharmaceuticals. The two elements of the equation are simple; societies are ageing and age and lifestyle related diseases are spiraling. Needs are growing for safe, effective and cost-effective solutions. At the same time, scientific understanding of health, disease and the potential of nutrition - as an integral part of managing health and disease - is growing.

Nestlé Health Science
, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, was created in 2011 to be a leader in these developments and make things happen. We have over 3,000 employees around the world with a wide mix of capabilities - from bio-medical engineers to regulatory specialists, medical delegates (sales force) and health economic experts that reflect our dynamism and intent to create.

Position Summary:

During the first phase of establishing the Nestle Product Technology Center, the Senior Automation Technician position will be responsible to support the start-up (final design, construction, commissioning, installation & operational qualification) of all pilot plant and building automation, process control and other electrical systems as appropriate. In the final role this position will be responsible to support the center; to monitor, maintain and improve the installed automation systems mentioned above.  

 

Position Summary:

During the first phase of establishing the Nestle Product Technology Center, the Senior Automation Technician position will be responsible to support the start-up (final design, construction, commissioning, installation & operational qualification) of all pilot plant and building automation, process control and other electrical systems as appropriate. In the final role this position will be responsible to support the center; to monitor, maintain and improve the installed automation systems mentioned above.  

 

Key Responsibilities

·         Ensure reliability of Motor & Drive Controllers, Process Control, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), and Factory Automation Systems (FAS) Infrastructure hardware and software operation to Nestle corporate strategies

·         Provide technical direction, trouble shooting support, training and technical development of all other facilities technicians with regards to automation

·         Participate in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), Commissioning, Qualification, & Validation (CQV)

·         Support of Industrial Services, maintain electrical system documentation (P&ID, electrical line diagrams, manuals data sheets etc.) at level to assure compliance, efficiency, safety, quality operations, i.e. NEC code requirements, QMS, HAACP, Calibration.

·         Lead Automation efforts for facilities operations and with other departments and disciplines necessary to support and maintenance for optimal pilot operations

 

·         Comply with all safety and environmental regulations (Internal & External) and applicable Nestle standards


Experience and Education Requirements

·         Minimum 7-10 years in supporting process or manufacturing automation within the food or life sciences industry

·         Accredited Electronics Technical Certification required or equivalent work experience as a journeymen electrician, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree is preferred.

·         Demonstrated Good knowledge of Instrumentation and Process Control Systems

·         In-depth knowledge of Wonderware (IAS, SCADA) and Allen Bradley (PLC, HMI, Drives)

·         Knowledge on MES (Manufacturing Execution System)

·         Knowledge of manufacturing IT, industrial networks and applications

·         Needs to have  a demonstrated knowledge and prior experience with high risk work permitting; and behavioral based safety programs; in addition to electrical safety

 

 

Preferred Skills

·         Experience with Process Control Automation preferably Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 and AssetCenter

·         Experience with Industrial Systems preferably Wonderware Industrial Application Systems and Reporting

·         Experience with Instrumentation Calibration Management preferably with Endress & Hauser

·         Good knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies

·         Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies

·         State of New Jersey Journeyman Electrical License

 

 

In addition to the above, you have to demonstrate your ability to work constructively with everyone who contributes; to be open to fresh ideas and leverage diversity of backgrounds and experiences; and to act with integrity. You also have to demonstrate your ability to focus on what matters and make choices; to deliver against clear, actionable and measurable priorities, and to work with a lean and nimble mindset. Finally, you will have to demonstrate your ability to challenge the status quo and to help us change the way people view nutritional therapies in health management, with a can-do attitude and passion.

 

 

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