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Controls and Automation Engineer

Job ID:
R-21310
Category:
Supply Chain
Location:
Independence, MO
Date posted:
09/17/2021

Controls and Automation Engineer

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Controls and Automation -  Project Delivery Engineer will manage the end to end delivery of the site capital projects on electrical upgrades and controls and automation.  Will drive the site masterplan for electrical systems and controls and automation aligned with the Unilever design teams. Provides support to the day to day and reliability activities.   Reports to Site Engineering Manager, Independence – Savory/Tea Site.    Position work level is 1C.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

  • You're a born leader: Leads all electrical engineering and controls and automation capital projects at the site and ensures corporate standards are followed.  Provides technical expertise and input into reliability issues for factory systems: SCADA, PLC, HMI, DCS, variable speed control, servo-motion control, etc. to maximize plant efficiency and reliability. You are the site expert on electrical and controls and automation systems.  Provides leadership in the management of software modification and optimizing programming, and maintains all records

  • You're a change makerParticipates in establishing company-wide best practices and standards for electrical engineering and controls and automation and is responsible for ensuring compliance at local site.  Leads the development of the plant masterplan for electrical systems and controls and automation. Technical resource to the category engineering team for new products and re-stages (innovation and renovation).

  • You're a dot connectorParticipates in cross-plant improvement teams. Develop strong partnership with plant manufacturing, corporate engineering and union workforce. Supports root cause analysis on electrical, instrumentation and control issues.

  • You're a culture and change championValue engineering; bringing new Ways of Working to the Engineering community in our continued pursuit of the lowest installed cost, while living our core values (Value vs. Values proposition)

  • You love to win, and have fun doing it: On Time In Full (OTIF) end to end delivery of assigned capital projects (typical value €0.05m - 2 Million) adhering to Unilever standards and ensuring safety as our number 1 priority.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Essential:

  • Education: BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree.

  • Experience: 5+ Years of Project Engineering in FMCG / related Industry or gained in an engineering consultancy environment

  • Project Management experience with electrical / controls and automation systems. 

  • Software / PLC programming knowledge, Process and packaging electrical hardware knowledge

Desired:

  • Attained Professional Engineer Status (Or member of professional institution)

  • First-hand experience delivering major electrical and controls and automation capital projects within Unilever or similar FMCG environment

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Please note: as part of the job application, you may be asked to complete pre-screening questions.  Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions.  If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later. 

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please see EEO is the Law.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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