Controls Engineer in Carthage MO

Schreiber Foods
Controls Engineer
Job ID: 
Carthage MO
Not Specified
Job Types:
EE/Instr./Ctrls. Engr., Plant Engineer
Employment Type:
Full Time

The purpose of this position is to provide productivity, quality, and capacity improvements within an automated dairy manufacturing environment through control systems optimization, maintenance automation training, production support, and execution of capital projects. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for ensuring that engineering and safety standards are followed, evaluating and applying new and emerging technologies, and leveraging an external view to obtain superior business results.

What you'll do:

  • Execute Electrical, Instrumentation, and controls (IEC) projects against commitments (cost, schedule, and performance) while adhering to Schreiber’s Enterprise Project Management (EPM) principles
  • Manage and oversee performance of electrical and engineering contractors
  • Improve production efficiency and uptime through identification and implementation of controls optimization opportunities
  • Proactively monitor and maintain plant control systems including: network health, controller functionality, obsolesce management
  • Coach and train plant maintenance team members on automation topics
  • This position will largely focus on industrial software package roll out, improvement and maintenance. Including but not limited to SCADA, SQL, MES, and custom data collection/supervisor control.


What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science related field
  • 3+ years of experience with electrical control system programming, electrical system design, project management, and equipment installations.
  • Relevant industrial co-op/intern or other experience.
  • Fundamental knowledge and familiarity of NEC, NFPA70E, and electrical theory.
  • Proven ability in finding issues, conceptualizing practical solutions, implementing through to completion.
  • Proficiency with reading and understanding electrical drawings.
  • Proficiency and aptitude with computer and automation programming.
    • Including but not limited to VBA, Python, SQL
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to discuss technical issues in a business environment.
  • The ability to be effective working in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Willing and able to occasionally work and be on call during non-typical hours (e.g. nights, holidays, and weekends).

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with electrical control system programming, electrical system design, power distribution, project management, and equipment installations.
  • Experience with dairy processing and packaging applications
  • Programming experience with Rockwell Logix 5000 PLCs, motion control, Panelview HMIs, Ifix, Ignition, FactoryTalk SE, SQL, SSRS,
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Expertise across multiple technologies and ability to effectively provide project work direction to a broad range of team members.
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