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Lead Engineer, Controls & IS Analyst

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Longmont
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Why Smucker is the Place for You
You deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work and become your best professional self. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker. Inspired by our unique culture, we are determined to support every employee holistically by meeting their physical, emotional, and financial needs through:

  • Our Total Reward benefits program - includes competitive health and financial benefits that reflect your needs at different life stages, and a continued commitment to empower flexible work schedules and remote work opportunities to help you thrive.
  • Continuous opportunities to learn, grow and develop - beyond functional job-based education, we promote well-rounded development and encourage a spirit of continuous learning as part of our commitment to help you realize your professional goals.
  • Our continued progress on the journey to become the inclusive and diverse organization we expect to be supporting equity across our communities. We firmly believe that an inclusive environment and diverse organization strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential. Your Opportunity

    At Smucker, we view our manufacturing operations as the heart of our efforts to deliver food people and pets love. It is foundational to our commitment to provide safe, high-quality products our consumers count on for themselves and their families. With this, we believe passionately in promoting manufacturing as a career. That means ensuring continued growth and development opportunities to help you hone your craft and extend your expertise with us.

    In this role you will:
    • Works with the site Controls and Automation Manager to develop control and information system standards and ensure application of the standards.
    • Knows, communicates, and ensures technician compliance of the plant power systems, arc-flash requirements and electrical safety standards.
    • Provides expertise in the design and implementation of machine control and process automation applications, such as: control strategies and HMI design.
    • Works with Tech Services, Quality, Logistics, SQMS, and Operations departments to identify losses, and develop plans and strategies to eliminate them, in the areas of safety, quality, reliability and cost.
    • Technical expert on multiple pieces of equipment and IS systems and ensures the training of others with regards to control and operational systems.
    • Serves as project manager for initiatives ranging from E&I focused projects, IS focused projects, or complete capital projects.
    • Owns and provides leadership for the plant's MES system, database and application standards. Supports the Process Engineers with developing/validating applications and system usage.
    • Owns the Longmont network infrastructure and IP address allocation system. Leads development of network topology and switch configuration standards and rolls these out to the plant.
    • Owns the health of the Longmont network and is the liaison with the Corporate infrastructure team for ongoing support and maintenance. Trains and develops plant resources on the network technologies.
    • Owns the Longmont server and VMware infrastructure. Is the liaison with the Corporate IS teams to develop hardware standards, migration plans and implementing system improvements. In conjunction with Corporate IS conducts server and VMware performance monitoring to resolve abnormalities as they occur.
    • Owns the Longmont business and controls software systems. Is the liaison with the Corporate IS team for regular business software updates, security monitoring, system backups and Windows updates/patches. Is the liaison with the Plant Controls Engineers and lead the FactoryTalk software migration plans and software updates.
    • Plant leader for the business and controls IS security policy. Owns documenting and renewing the Longmont IS security policy and ensuring adherence to the policy.
    • Manager for the IS Support Role. This person owns and manages the day-to-day operation of the following systems: wireless network, camera system, security badge system, lighting server, phone system, IDFs/MDFs and IS user requests.
    • Maintain and update plant network drawings and support the maintaining and updating of electrical drawings.
    • Lead electrical, controls, and IS contractors on projects throughout the plant. The Right Role for You

      Are you a dedicated professional motivated by the opportunity to support consistent delivery of the highest quality work while striving for continuous improvement? Are you excited by the chance to expand your expertise while further developing your skills? If so, you are the type of professional we are looking for to join our Company!

      Below is what we're looking for:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering is required
        • 5 years of relevant work experience required
        • Manufacturing experience is preferred
        • Mechanical and electrical experience in food manufacturing is preferred
        • Experience in a project management role preferred
        • Network Architecture / Configuration experience preferred
        • IS Troubleshooting Skills in Network, Hardware, Software, Cameras, Security, Phone, etc. preferred
        • Ability to coach and train others
          • Ability to effectively engage, lead, and build capability on the floor
          • Experience with plant systems software (Proficy, eAM, etc.)
          • Self-motivated and able to motivate others
          • Strong organizational, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
          • Effective presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
          • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications
          • Excellent interpersonal skills
          • Salary Range = $95K to $130K Learn More About Working at Smucker
            • Our Total Rewards Benefits Program
            • Our Thriving Together Philosophy Supporting All Impacted by Our Business
            • Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity #L1-TJ1


              Learn More About Working at Smucker
              • Our Total Rewards Benefits Program
              • Our Thriving Together Philosophy Supporting All Impacted by Our Business
              • Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity


Keywords: The J. M. Smucker Company, Longmont , Lead Engineer, Controls & IS Analyst, Professions , Longmont, Colorado

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