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PROCESS CONTROL ENGINEER

IRVING, TX, US, 75062

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Process Controls Engineer in the Dallas Manufacturing Facility, located in Irving, TX. The Process Controls Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager. 

 

With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better

 

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.

 

Under the general direction of the Engineering Manager, the Project Controls Engineer is responsible for the engineering, design, integration, programming, and troubleshooting of Programable Logic Controllers (PLC) and relay system, Process Automation Controllers (PAC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), Servo Systems, Robotics, Industrial Networks for systems to support productivity and/or quality improvements for process and packaging equipment, electrical troubleshooting.  The Project Controls Engineer will be responsible for providing daily support of plant maintenance activities by, implementing solutions to solve operational problems on equipment that have been escalated to them from other maintenance support functions; supporting Focused Improvement initiatives; and managing other projects supporting continuous improvement initiatives. This engineer will also ensure accuracy and completeness of associated technical documentation and support technician training and development processes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Electrical & Controls Engineering design, modification, and support for multiple controls projects, ranging from a single machine to a complete line or process area.
  • Daily Operations and Maintenance Support
    • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to the manufacturing operations to determine the fundamental causes of equipment/operational issues to resolve quality and/or productivity issues to meet budgeted objectives.
    • Provide training of new technologies to plant electrical support staff.
    • Identify and implement solutions to solve operational problems on equipment in support of Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others engineers including calculations, design, and drawing preparation to ensure completeness and compliance to established company standards and applicable regulatory codes.
  • Perform reviews of existing equipment and system to propose upgrades and replacements, and present findings and recommendations to operations and leadership.
  • Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers and fostering “Communities of Practice.”
  • Provide comprehensive training to Maintenance and Production personnel in various technical areas.
  • Depending on skill level, provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS and/or MS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience specifying, designing, programming, and implementing control and automation platforms, including, PLCs (AB Logix, SLC500, PLC5, Siemens S7), HMIs (PanelView Plus), AC Drives (AB, Siemens), and Servo Controls (AB Kinetix, Emerson), and industrial network communication protocols (Ethernet I/P, DeviceNet, Profibus, ModBus, HART, etc.).
  • Demonstrated installation and commissioning experience, including contractor and vendor management, ranging from a single machine to a complete line or process area.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing industrial control systems using root-cause problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Demonstrate their ability to effectively balance their time between unplanned support request and planned work activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with ability to work effectively on cross-functional projects and effectively influence across all levels of the organization and job functions in both formal and informal leadership roles.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours across three shifts as needed to meet business demands across a three shift operation
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10%.
  • Proficient in CAD with demonstrated ability produce and modify drawings/designs suitable for fabrication.

                                                                                                                          

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD with demonstrated ability produce and modify drawings/designs suitable for fabrication.

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas