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Electrical Controls Engineer in Rochester at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description


Our client, a division of a multi-billion dollar food and beverage manufacturer, has an immediate need for a Controls/Automation Engineer at their facility in Western, NY. The Engineer is responsible for managing the plant controls network and infrastructure, including recommending and implementing changes, and working with Engineering/Maintenance Management to provide leadership for continued upgrades to electrical controls, hardware, software, etc. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Manage the requests for changes to software, logic, information and controls
  • Continuous documentation of all programs, critical machine settings, manuals, etc.
  • Develops and maintains electrical documentation: IP addresses, P and ID diagrams
  • Responsible to work with electricians to carrying out the maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair of electrical systems in support of the operation of the manufacturing facility
  • Provides support and training to plant technicians regarding controls network and infrastructure
  • Acts as a liaison with the Information Technology department to ensure the quality and reliability of plant systems

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Associates degree or equivalent education experience
  • 5+ years of Electrical/Controls engineering experience (food & beverage manufacturing environment)
  • Clear understanding and working knowledge of electrical schematics, power distribution & controls, motor & motor controls, PLC logic controls, operator interface computerized control panels, and other industrial controls
  • Knowledge of industrial safety (OSHA, NFPA Code 70E and LOTO) required



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