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Controls Engineer

Company: Roskam Baking Company
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Roskam Baking Company

Quality. Safety. People. Performance.

YOU are an experienced Controls Engineer and have a desire to work for a growing company in your community? We are Roskam Baking Company baking great products since 1923 and continue to produce some of your favorite snacks today. Give us a look and see what we are all about.

Life is what you BAKE it!

What you get:

A growing company with a family feel
Weekly pay
Market competitive wages
401K with employer match
A variety of affordable benefit options (Medical, Dental, Vision, etc.)
No cost medical options with CareATC
Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
Employee Assistance Program
On the job training options
Tuition assistance options

What you do:

The Controls Engineer will have the opportunity to develop continuous improvements in the automation systems of our five food production facilities. You will also be involved in the implementation and improvement of new and existing production lines, which, will include working alongside maintenance managers to create a joint methodology for documentation and repository for drawings, documents, and blueprints of machinery and equipment.

The Controls Engineer will:

Have experience in process and packaging systems conceptual design, procurement, installation, and ramp-up of equipment, including I/O checkouts and automated dry and wet run procedures.
support the design, integration, and implementation of electrical control systems, power, and communications used in manufacturing automation.
Support project planning and execution by developing activities around time and cost management, quality definition, vendor management, and scope definition for controls integration on Capex and Opex projects.
Lead directly or indirectly the maintenance control techs and collaborates with this team in the upkeep of standards and a technical repository of information.
Support operations, safety, and operations as needed to meet department and company goals.
Requires knowledge of standards in Electrical Engineering and a good knowledge of the principles and practices of food processing
Lead project managers into new capital projects
Have a controls and automation focus
Do PLC's, not on the daily - will work with controls techs and vendors

What you need:

10+ years' experience in an Electrical Engineering or Controls Engineering position highly preferred
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Experience with Allen Bradley, RS Logix 5000, Factory Talk
Ability to interact professionally with operators and maintenance technicians to quickly address sources of control system or electrical problems.
Experience in communication protocols: Ethernet, Devicenet, RS232, DH+)
Identify CI opportunities in automation and lead teams of contractors in the execution of the project.

Who we are:

Roskam Baking Company has been making a variety of delicious bakery products and snacks in West Michigan since 1923. We started with pies, breads, and other baked foods and over the years we have continued to grow our product lines and have branched out into a variety of snack foods. Today, we continue making what we think are some of the best baked snacks around. We take great pride in what we do and strive to deliver consumer value by using only the highest quality ingredients to create the very best products.

AAP/EEO Statement:

Roskam Baking Company is a recognized veteran friendly and equal opportunity employer.


Keywords: Roskam Baking Company, Grand Rapids , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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