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Controls Engineer

Company: TreeHouse Foods
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Employee Type:
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TX Carrollton
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Job Posting Title:
Controls Engineer
Job Description:
Controls Engineer will provide leadership and technical expertise in support of the safe and reliable operation of the manufacturing plant. Primary focus will be on electrical projects dealing with controls, data acquisition, power distribution, wiring and other related issues. Responsibilities include the troubleshooting of control, instrument, and electrical problems adversely affecting the manufacturing process. In addition, it is expected that this individual will assist and provide training to maintenance, production or other technicians as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters. The selected candidate will be skilled in the design, installation, and upkeep of PLC based controls in a manufacturing environment.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the design and installation of electrical/electronic equipment including electrical power distribution systems, PLC's, instrumentation, variable speed AC and DC drives.

  • Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles. This includes writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, as they relate to a continuous operation process.

  • Partner with the maintenance planner to ensure electrical projects are properly scheduled on PMD's, and partner with the maintenance engineer to develop a good electrical/electronic preventative maintenance system.

  • Perform design calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications for electrical and electronic PLC based systems.

  • Periodically investigate and make an analysis of electrical or electronic based problems associated with the production operations, and take the appropriate action to correct these problems.

  • Assist and train maintenance, production or other technicians as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters.

  • Contribute to capital projects initiated by on-site engineering resources or the corporate Controls Team.

  • Develop capital project scope of works and create detailed funding requests for assigned projects.

  • Direct the work of outside contractors and maintenance staff during project installations.

  • Assist and train maintenance, production, and other employees as needed with technical or troubleshooting related matters.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent coupled with 3+ years of experience in an industrial continuous process manufacturing environment.

    • Experience with Allen Bradley programmable controls systems (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and legacy platforms.

    • Proficiency with Allen Bradley PLC software (RSLogix 5, 500, & 5000 and legacy software)

    • Experience with Allen Bradley PowerFlex variable frequency drives

    • Expertise focused on electrical components, electrical power distribution systems, PLC's, instrumentation, and variable speed AC and DC drives. Demonstrated process control experience in defining, designing, installing, and maintaining control logic systems and equipment in a manufacturing environment

    • Process control experience in defining, designing, installing and maintaining control logic systems and equipment.

    • Effective communication skills.

    • Experience working with Rockwell - PanelView 5000, PanelView Plus, PanelView 800 - PanelView Factory Talk View and Siemens - S7-200, S7-300 - Step 7

    • Proficiency with Allen Bradley Kinetix multi-axis servo drives.

      TreeHouse Use Only: #IND1
      TreeHouse Foods is a private label food and beverage leader focused on customer brands and custom products. When customers partner with TreeHouse they can expect access to an industry-leading portfolio, strategic vision, on-trend innovation and insights, world-class supply chain, operational excellence and flexibility, collaborative approaches, and dedicated customer service.
      Our strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to our customers. We engage with retail grocery, food away from home, and industrial and export customers, including most of the leading grocery retailers and foodservice operators in the United States and Canada.
      Our portfolio includes a variety of shelf-stable, refrigerated, and snack products.
      Customers can expect comprehensive flavor profiles including natural, organic, and preservative-free ingredients in many categories and packaging formats.
      TreeHouse Foods is best known for food and beverages produced by our two largest businesses Bay Valley Foods, LLC (including E.D. Smith and Sturm Foods) and TreeHouse Private Brands. With more than 10,000 employees in over 35 plants across the United States, Canada, and Italy, TreeHouse Foods is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.
      Disability Assistance
      TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.
      To all recruitment agencies: TreeHouse Foods does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Treehouse Foods employees, or any company location(s). TreeHouse Foods is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.
      EEO Considerations: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: TreeHouse Foods, Carrollton , Controls Engineer, Engineering , Carrollton, Texas

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