Our client is currently seeking a Automation Project Engineer for their food manufacturing facility in the Davis, CA area.
•Troubleshoots all mechanical and electrical issues including but not limited to PLCs, various motion controls, multi-axis servos, SCADA systems, AC/DC drives, electronics, PLC to PC interface systems, pneumatics and photoelectric/laser controls.
•Reviews existing processes and recommends innovative methods for improving utilization of the equipment, the operation of the ASRS system, the maintenance personnel and other resources.
•Responsible for all equipment and facility maintenance activities for the automated site and establishes standards and practices for all aspects of the equipment design, operation and repair as measured by Preventive Maintenance compliance and equipment downtime.
•Manages the design and construction of facility projects.
•Responsible for the planning and administration of the equipment and facility maintenance budget for the automated site as measured by variance to the budget.
•Coordinates and effectively communicates all maintenance activities with other departments to ensure that the Branch objectives are being met.
•Communicates with senior level management as needed providing information pertaining to the facility maintenance and capital projects.
•Develops, manages and implements department goals and objectives.
•Ensures that the automated site maintenance department is properly staffed and that all maintenance staff are properly trained to meet current and future maintenance organization demands.
•Responsible for administration of the merit program for maintenance staff and evaluates department and individual employee performance as measured by retention and assessment against the local job market.
•Ensures compliance with local, state and federal codes
•Responsible for administration of the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
•Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Technical, or Applied Sciences feild is preferred.
•3+ years of equipment and building maintenance experience within an industrial setting; automated warehouse experience is preferred.
•3+ years experience with PLC programs, PLC to PC interface systems, SCADA systems, various motion and photoelectric control applications, and AC/DC drive systems.
•Strong Power Distribution experience
•Proven ability to successfully supervise and manage technicians, contractors and vendors
•Working knowledge of reporting methods and tools for tracking and managing key performance indicators.
•Familiar with AutoCAD and CMMS.
**Interested candidates are encourage to email current resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org**