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Electrical / Controls Engineer Job in Willard, Ohio US

Electrical / Controls Engineer

Campbell Soup Company - Willard, OH

Posted: 3/4/2021 - Expires: 6/2/2021

Job ID: 224937268


Job Description

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

General Summary

This position is responsible for creating and executing the strategic vision for automation, controls, and electrical safety programs. Provide capital project leadership and automation expertise for the specification, installation, start-up, and operation of plant equipment. Serve as site subject matter expert on automation, controls, and electrical systems. This position is responsible for supporting the execution of the plant's annual capital plan to support the Company's overall strategic objectives, with a focus on safety, product quality, total delivered cost, low-cost supply chain systems, and plant efficiency. Support maintenance training and advanced troubleshooting of control systems. This position will provide a key service role in supporting all departments in the facility from the Engineering Department.

Principal Accountabilities

 Create and execute strategic vision for automation and control systems. Take initiative to develop new approaches and solutions that align with Company strategy and plant objectives. Participate in defining engineering standards. Site subject matter expert on manufacturing automation equipment and control systems; supporting both new equipment installations and optimization of existing equipment.
Develop and manage capital projects. Includes scope development, estimating project costs, creating equipment specifications, project approvals, vendor selection and management, equipment installations startup, and training.
Provides daily technical support to Plant Operations and reliability teams to drive performance improvement initiatives and troubleshooting.
Support advanced troubleshooting, maintenance and / or repair of the plants computer driven controls systems, the plants mechanical and electromechanical equipment in conjunction with maintenance personnel. Identify and implement training and resources needed for maintenance personnel. Lead Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and execution follow-up actions.
Identifies, either independently or in conjunction with key plant and/or corporate stakeholders, highly complex and multi-functional capital improvement project opportunities.
Provides engineering support to other Campbell's Snacks plants on an "as needed" basis. This position directly supports the Ashland OH facility.

Job Complexity

Resolve complex technical issues and project execution related issues with multi-trade contractors, construction managers, equipment fabricators, design engineering firms, and Company representatives. Oversee lead the execution of all aspects of design, construction, installation and management of capital funds.
Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety, reliability and throughput.
Must be able to identify, align, and execute complex and multi-disciplined project initiatives to support the plant's key objectives relative to safety, people, quality, delivery, and cost.
Must be able to effectively build, leverage, and manage cross-functional relationships to address issues and opportunities to successfully deliver projects to specifications, on budget, and on time.
Must apply continuous improvement tools and concepts to each project, identifying the appropriate solution to each issue/challenge from available options, in order to deliver optimal results and maximum positive impact to plant performance.
Must overcome employee resistance to change by developing and effectively communciating the business rationale for key projects to drive acceptance of these projects and their expected outcomes.
Must build and leverage positive, cross-functional relationships to address identified issues and opportunities to implement best practices, as well as solutions to meet current and future business requirements.

Job Specifications

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Minimum education required: B.A./B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Education desired: M.A./M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Years of relevant experience: 5 to 7 years
Experience with high-speed automation, robotics, and VFD's.
Proficient with Allen Bradley PLC and HMI programming, vision systems, Fanuc robotics.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Solid understanding of PC based systems
Ability to work in a team orientated environment
Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
Assist with support of Windows Server based platforms
Outstanding interpersonal skills, including ability to influence and motivate others.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of OSHA Standards for General Industry.

Knowledge, skills and abilities preferred:

Advanced computer skills in MS Project, MS Office
Working knowledge of Auto Cad
Knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies
Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to troubleshoot complex systems
Wonderware experience a plus
VMWare vSphere knowledge a plus

Working Conditions

The working environment includes both office and plant floor settings. Frequent exposure to industrial noise, moving mechanical parts, electrical-powered equipment, temperature extremes, and elevated work stations occurs in operating areas of the plant. This position could require 10-15% of travel time away from the facility.



"The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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