Food Plant Lead Controls Engineer

Job Location: 
Greater Sherman, TX

Are you a degreed CONTROLS ENGINEER looking for a Plant Lead opportunity in the Greater Sherman, TX, / Texoma area? Do you have at least 3 years of experience troubleshooting and programming PLC’s and HMI code in a FOOD MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT?     If so, we have a job that was meant for YOU! 

This FOOD PLANT LEAD CONTROLS ENGINEER role is an excellent opportunity in the Greater Sherman TX, / Texoma area with a very fast growing food production facility that offers a very strong compensation package, 401K with 100% match to 4%, a flexible relocation package, excellent medical benefits, 3 weeks of PTO & holidays, short term disability and life insurance! 


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Responsible for utilizing their knowledge of industrial controls, industrial networks, programming software, robotics, industrial automation, production and packaging equipment to ensure successful project implementation. This also includes providing utilities, production and packaging equipment support to minimize downtime, improve operating efficiencies and facilitate equipment upgrades and modifications. 



Develop and support plans and schedules of activities required to ensure the timely implementation of automation/robotics and control projects

Perform/supervise the optimization and troubleshooting of PLC & HMI code as required

Manage and support automation/controls projects budgets, costs, schedules, scope, and quality

Effectively communicate technical solutions for automation/control system challenges

Maintain, modify, and update electrical manuals, automation and control documentation, and P&ID drawings

Maintain a high level of equipment reliability utilizing maintenance, engineering, and appropriate resources to resolve equipment availability issues

Troubleshoot equipment stoppages and assist in returning equipment to operation

Provide technical resources for incident investigation, root cause analysis and corrective action

Identify areas for process improvements through analysis of efficiency data and process review, including: improving equipment performance and creating troubleshooting tools

Assist in establishing current and long-range objectives, plans, and policies, subject to approval



MUST---Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical, or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a food-processing environment.

MUST---Expertise with ControlLogix, SCL5-500, Rockwell Factory Talk View, DNet, CNet, ENet IP, ISA Symbology and P&IDs.

MUST---Have a working knowledge of ABB and Fanuc Robotics.

Able to interpret P&ID drawings and specifications, electrical design, network designs, PLC & HMI development and electrical troubleshooting.

Must be highly flexible and be adaptable with the ability to manage change

Must be capable of supervising crews and or maintenance personnel during projects.

Flexible to work weekends, holidays and nights depending on projects.

Must be a self-motivated individual with experience working in teams to accomplish objectives.

Ability to analyze data and develop recommendations and solutions.

Recruiter Name: 
Scott Fregien
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 221
Food & Beverage

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