DIGITAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.

 

We are looking to hire a Digital Systems Engineer immediately at our Maryland Logistics Center Distribution Center in Sparrows Point, Maryland.

 

What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance

Position Overview/Primary Purpose

Position Overview

This position will diagnose and resolve OT/IT issues in the plant including packaging/process control systems, shop floor applications, and various network systems. Additionally, the position will create technical documentation and support training of technicians in operations, maintenance, quality, and other support functions.

 

 

 

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Description

% of Time Spent

  • Develop and execute improvements to shop floor systems

25%

  • Daily troubleshooting of PLC, shop floor, and networking systems

20%

  • Complete preventative maintenance and upgrades on OT/IT systems

15%

  • Provide input to other departments developing machine and work standards

10%

  • Create and maintain technical documentation of supported systems

10%

  • Lead or provide support for focused improvement projects

10%

  • Provide training to operations and other support functions

5%

  • Provide support for new equipment installations

5%

 

 

 

Secondary Responsibilities

Secondary Responsibilities

 

 

 

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Qualifications

Description

Level of Education and Discipline

A.S. Degree in Electrical Technology/Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, or related

Certification and/or Licenses

 

Experience - functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen

3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Ability to diagnose and repair PC related issues including touch screen displays, media drives, network interface cards, and human interface devices

Ability to load and configure hardware and software related to industrial control systems

Ability to lead and work in project teams to deliver business objectives

Demonstrated experience in a continuous improvement system

Interpersonal Skills - leadership, interactions, communication, influence

Self-motivated and able to informally lead small project teams

Can relate to all plant personnel using appropriate tact and communication styles

Able to influence decisions within the plant

Interacts regularly with Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations teams within the plant and IT teams external to the plant

Other Skills and HPO Competencies

Ability to create, maintain, and modify technical documentation

Ability to understand and modify technical drawings using CAD software

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Demonstrated experience leading small project teams

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications

Description

Level of Education and Discipline

B.S. Degree in Electrical Technology/Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, or other Engineering field

Certification and/or Licenses

 

Experience - functional/industry/commercial knowledge, business acumen

5 years of demonstrated OT/IT experience in a manufacturing environment

Cybersecurity certification

Experience in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing

Interpersonal Skills - leadership, interactions, communication, influence

 

Other Skills and HPO Competencies

 

 

 

 

Dimensions
Describe how the job impacts the business, level of accountability (individual/team results), if it provides advice or counsel, contributes/sets policy or strategy? Please provide statistics to describe the impact, such as budgets, revenue, volume, headcount, or other resources. Describe the breadth of the job’s impact to the business. Individual, Team, Area, Sub function, Function, Business? Describe the level of complexity and decision making related to the role. Indicate if accountability is shared with other positions.

Dimension

The Digital Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting the site OT and IT control systems and networks and has a large impact on the site’s ability to deliver to PR targets. These impacts include accurate collection and reporting of production metrics, connectivity of shop floor systems to the enterprise network, and manufacturing equipment control systems. Additionally, this role will execute improvement projects targeting shop floor applications and systems to reduce production downtime.

This position will provide input and support to other functions within the site as it pertains to training documentation and delivery as well as the development of standard work across the plant in support of Journey to Excellence.

The Digital Systems Engineer must be capable of solving complex problems with quick decision making to diagnose and repair production critical systems in a timely manner.

 

 

 

Work Environment

Work Environment

Work Environment Designation:  Maintenance

 

 

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: Baltimore