Nestlé Processor

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  • Sr Process Control & Automation

    Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you. This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. POSITION SUMMARY: The Process Control & Automation Engineer role at Nestle USA is a key position in driving the current and future Automation at our factories. As part of the Engineering team, we have to assess, plan and deliver, together with factories, a solid automation strategy for the US market. Our team also focuses on continuous improvement of our production lines to reduce losses and improve yield. The use of new technologies, like Advanced Process Control and Data Analytics, will enable this progress. The function consists in delivering the Electricity and Automation (E&A) part in Capital Investment (CAPEX) projects; doing so in line with corporate guidelines and regulatory requirements, enforcing that all E&A activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant operation/performance while ensuring that people health and safety, product safety, and environment are never compromised. This includes the responsibility for: * Project management * Full compliance enforcement * Product and process mastership * Operational support * Training and capability building DETAILED FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: These activities include but are not limited to the following: * Assess and analyze current conditions in NUSA factories related to the automation area, bringing a systematic and sustainable plan to return the target facility to their basic condition * Execute the improvement plan with the full participation of the E&A team in the factory as well as other support teams like Quality, Industrial Performance and IT * Apply new standards working closely throughout the global Electricity and Automation network * Research, experiment and deliver the actual and future trends on Process Control and Advanced Process Control (APC), including new technologies like machine learning, data analytics, vision systems and robotics * Lead market networks in Process Control to provide regular training sessions for the regional E&A community * Support capital projects CAPITAL PROJECTS * Be responsible for the E&A capital project proposals including budget, scopes, justification, resources, schedules and required design and implementation efforts. * Preparation of the technical and procurement documents, contract services, vendor documents, specifications, training requirements, technical support, etc. * Execute the automation development of the project, respecting the necessary steps and creating the documentation needed (not limited to): o Piping and Instrumantation Diagram (P&ID) o User Requirement Specification o Functional Description o PLC and HMI coding o Simulation * In cases there are 3rd parties equipment involved, execute FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) at the suppliers' facilities * Execute / coordinate factory project commissioning * Deliver post-project documentation and training to the factory team During the project execution: * Ensure that all personnel performing electricity or control related activities must be legally trained and certified. * Ensure at all times the technical integrity/performance of the electrical energy supply and distribution. * Ensure compliance with all Nestlé and government regulatory requirements. (International & local codes). * Ensure at all times safe installations and operations through proper design, protection systems, procedures and training. * Ensure projects will be delivered according to the Nestle maintenance strategy of electrical, automation and control equipment. * Maintain liaisons with other functional groups (safety, production, quality, etc.) to get necessary support and expertise to meet business requirements and targets; energy conservation, legal compliance, asset intensity, capital investment, etc. * Facilitate the introduction and implementation of new technologies in coordination with corporate engineering and R&D. * Initiate and drive Continuous Improvement (CI) in electricity and automation with the aim of achieving optimized plant performance. * Propose solutions to minimize use of energy and water in the production lines REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL: * Bachelor's Degree in engineering or equivalent, preferably electrical and/or automation engineering. EXPERIENCE: * Good knowledge of Instrumentation, Calibration and Process Control Systems. * Minimum 3 years' experience in the field of electricity and automation in a manufacturing facility. * In-depth knowledge of Electricity, automation, instrumentation, industrial networks, low voltage systems, medium voltage and high voltage installations. * Good knowledge of local electrical codes and standards * Good knowledge of electrical safety * In-depth knowledge of automation systems and equipment (HMIs, PLCs, etc.) o PLC: Rockwell Automation o HMI: Aveva/Wonderware * Knowledge on technical drawing software, e.g. AutoCAD * Knowledge of food processing operations and technology. * Knowledge on manufacturing IT, industrial networks and applications * Knowledge of food safety and hygienic engineering * Experience in supervision of technical teams * Knowledge on MES (Manufacturing Execution System) is a plus. SKILLS: General and professional skills * Analytical skills in Problem Solving, specifically, understanding of financial analysis and relevant business drivers: * Internal Rate of return * Net Present Value * ROIC * Strong interpersonal skills * Strong conflict resolution skills * Strong managerial, leadership and technical skills * Ability to think conceptually and deal with ambiguity with a strong innovation mindset * Proactive problem solving ability. Ability to think objectively through various options and scenarios * Ability to adapt quickly to changes * Project Engineering/Management * TPM experience is a plus * Knowledge of lean and hygienic engineering design * Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety, and equipment * Communication and Networking * CAPEX budgeting and preparation * MS Office/MS Project REQUISITION ID: 208494 It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace. To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home. The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467. This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.
    $45k-64k yearly est.5d ago

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