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Controls Engineer

Company: Agropur inc.
Location: Luxemburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

For Current Agropur Employees:

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Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family!

Who we are:

We are an employee-focused organization that promotes from within and are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented employees to join our growing team. Founded in 1938, Agropur is a top 20 global dairy processor. In addition to being one of the largest award-winning cheese manufacturers, Agropur is a leader in high quality and diverse nutritional whey proteins. Agropur's 10 US-based, SQF Certified plants are behind some of the most prominent food, beverage, and nutrition brands in the industry. Vertically integrated by design, Agropur provides future-forward solutions in the areas of cheese, ingredients, beverages, and custom contract manufacturing services. "Better Dairy. Better World."

What this role is all about:

We are looking for a Controls Engineer in Luxemburg, WI.

The schedule is 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm Sunday - Thursday or Monday - Friday.

The Controls Engineer is responsible for the plant-wide programming of automation and controls systems along with facilitating projects, assisting with troubleshooting, training technicians, and implementing new policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for all aspects of HMI's including modifying existing graphics, creating new graphics based on an existing library of blocks, alarms, trends, backing up and restoring HMI projects, maintaining and troubleshooting industrial PC's and touchscreens.
  • Configure and interface with many different types of field instruments with both Ethernet/IP and hardwired IO including VFDs, level sensors, flow meters, chart recorders, photo eye's, temperature sensors, etc.
  • Modify existing control panels and design new control panels as needed including AC and DC power distribution, fuses, breakers, terminal blocks, power supplies, etc. Must be able to conform to all appropriate electrical standards including NFPA 70E.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Ethernet networks as needed. Must have at least a basic understanding of IP addresses, netmasks, gateways, DNS, switches, routers, and cat5(e) wiring.
  • Troubleshoot and modify existing PLC and HMI programs.
  • Write new programs for PLCs, and HMIs.
  • Program VFDs, sensors, networks, chart recorders, and miscellaneous devices.
  • Manage and implement projects as assigned.
  • Train and develop team members.
  • Maintain process-related computers and systems.
  • Help with systems/structure for maintaining equipment and department documentation.
  • Help production with efficiencies, throughput, safety, and quality.
  • Work with management on new ideas or policies from concept to implementation.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Associate or Technical School Degree in Electrical Engineering or Automation required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • PLC/HMI and Drive programming knowledge required.
  • Experience using CAD software required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experienced may be considered.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Dairy and project management experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

What we offer you:

  • Agropur offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following:
  • Health, Dental and Vision options
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a 4% company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs to include Wellness Incentives and Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for discretionary bonus' and discretionary 401(k) contributions based on Company financial performance.
  • Paid Time Off Program, Holiday Pay and Bereavement

  • An environment that upholds our five core values: Boldness, Collaboration, Communication, Excellence and Integrity
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Training programs
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Community Involvement

The Location:

Our Luxemburg, WI, plant is home to approximately 160 employees. This facility produces mozzarella and provolone cheese, as well as whey protein isolate (WPI).

Luxemburg, WI, is located between Lake Michigan and Green Bay, WI. Come enjoy the benefits of small town living while being only minutes from a multitude of various entertainment options. Luxemburg has many outdoor activities to enjoy, such as golfing, tennis, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Visit the Luxemburg Chamber site for more information on local events.

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Keywords: Agropur inc., Green Bay , Controls Engineer, Other , Luxemburg, Wisconsin

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