Electrical and Automation Manager in Stilwell OK

Schwan’s Company
Title: 
Electrical and Automation Manager
Date: 
08/31/2021
Job ID: 
21003018
Location: 
Stilwell OK
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
EE/Instr./Ctrls. Engr., Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr.

Who we are!

Schwans Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron, Tonys, Big Daddys, Villa Prima and Freschetta pizza; Mrs. Smiths and Edwards desserts; and Pagoda Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwans, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

What we are looking for:

Here at Schwans Company, we put a high priority on having safe, clean, and healthy workspaces. And we want individuals that take that seriously.

We are hiring an Electrical and Automation Manager for our manufacturing facilities. If you have experience leading and supporting automation and controls projects in an automated manufacturing setting, this may be your next career!

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunity to work on exciting, strategic projects in partnership with key leaders: showcase your technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwans Company.
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the Electrical and Automation Manager role is a starting point on the path to a Senior Technical Manager position.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for multiple complex automation projects spanning the entire implementation process.
  • Lead efforts to improve the facilities operating systems through the review, testing, repair, and maintenance of the Power Distribution System and networks associated with the operating mechanisms and manufacturing processes.
  • Manages Electrical Controls plant team.
  • Develops the capital plans, budget, and controls for department spending at budgeted levels. Develops and implements a project plan and schedule for automation projects or acts as a project team member supporting automation aspects of project execution.
  • Designs and scales up manufacturing processes, instruments, and equipment, and tests products related to automation in the manufacturing environment.
  • Provides engineering technical assistance to product development and manufacturing staff to support, control, and automation modifications, and/or improvements, to help reach attainment goals on new or existing production lines.
  • Responsible for the documentation, implementation, startup, and technical support of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming in an industrial automation environment.
  • Documents all work according to established procedures and guidelines and prepare various project reports to project personnel and project leader to ensure complete communication of project status, progress, issues, solutions, timeline, and accountability.
  • This position will direct the planning and scheduling of work for the controls and electrical team to Install, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, and tune control devices which automate our industrial manufacturing processes.
  • Leads development and training efforts of plant operations and maintenance personnel in the design features process operation and interpretation of system information and application of that information regarding control system functionality.
  • Responsible for the effective utilization of employees skills, development, mechanical downtime, equipment effectiveness, housekeeping, safety policy administration, discipline, employee relations, cost control, and problem solving while ensuring budgeted performance is monitored and compliant.

What we need from you:

Years of Experience: 5-8 years of experience

Education: Bachelors degree in engineering required, Electrical Engineering preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Working knowledge and experience with the engineering programming and implementation of industrial control systems.
  • Possess technical problem-solving skills and proven project experience.
  • Understanding of control systems components, ladder logic programming, HMI programming, and their applications.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with instrumentation and controls design as well as PLC/HMI required experience (Rockwell Automation, Modicon, Siemens, GE, Fanuc).
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and AutoCAD.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of co-workers management and executive staff workers management and executive staff.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwans Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

What we need from you:

Years of Experience: 5-8 years of experience

Education: Bachelors degree in engineering required, Electrical Engineering preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Working knowledge and experience with the engineering programming and implementation of industrial control systems.
  • Possess technical problem-solving skills and proven project experience.
  • Understanding of control systems components, ladder logic programming, HMI programming, and their applications.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with instrumentation and controls design as well as PLC/HMI required experience (Rockwell Automation, Modicon, Siemens, GE, Fanuc).
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and AutoCAD.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of co-workers management and executive staff workers management and executive staff.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwans Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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