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Automation Engineer

Company: Wellness Pet Company
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

About Wellness Pet CompanyThe Wellness Pet Company crafts and produces premium natural pet food, treats, and dental chews. We believe in the difference we make every single day, and we know that when we work collaboratively, Wellies are unstoppable -- Not only in providing the best nutrition to pets, but in building a better tomorrow for pets, their parents, and the world. When you join Wellness Pet, you join a team whose aligned values and purpose create a unique and exciting place to work every day.Our Mishawaka manufacturing facility is our flagship production facility and is committed to nutritional innovation, employee and food safety, and product quality. To ensure our product quality, we control the entire manufacturing process, from quality checks on all raw materials coming into the plant to the shipment of our finished product to customers. Our employees take pride in the natural products we produce for the pets who depend on us. We offer our employees a positive, friendly work environment where you can grow your skills, competitive pay, and excellent benefits - Come for a walk with us today! Position Summary: We are currently seeking an Automation Engineer to join our team. This position is based out of our Mishawaka production facility and reports to the Maintenance and Engineering Manager. Our Automation Engineering team is responsible for the programming, documentation, training, and knowledge of plant-wide instrumentation, controls, and other strategic systems as well as the computer integration of the manufacturing process and equipment. This is a great role for an engineering professional with a desire to see the impact of their work immediately, both through day-to-day troubleshooting activities as well as through the execution of process improvement and automation projects. What you'll accomplish in this role:Support strategic initiatives of the businessImprove the production work experience and plant throughputBe our controls engineering troubleshooting championDesign and engineer controls, instrumentation, and electrical systems in support of the process and utility systemTrain staff on new and upgraded systemsCustomize software solutions based on requirements; perform all programming of the control system Perform and document technical design reviews to produce the highest level of quality Who we're looking for:We are looking for an Automation and Controls Engineering professional who thrives on working through issues and improvements in real-time, out on the production floor, collaborating with staff at all levels. A continuous improvement mindset is a must, as you will split your time between day-to-day troubleshooting, issue corrections, and strategic project execution. In terms of skills and experience, you may also have:A computer, electrical, or chemical engineering degree. You might also be a licensed construction electrician seeking a change in environment. A demonstratable working knowledge of PC-based control systems such as Allen Bradley, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, or Wonderware. Experience with PLCs, SCADA, HMIAble to read equipment control and electrical schematicsExperience successfully programming PLCs and GUI systemsKnowledge of process control systems (i.e., utility controls; steam, water, and air)Ability to configure industrial machine controls, including AC/DC drivesA desire to work a regular Monday through Friday, 8-hour a day position and the ability to participate in an on-call schedule when you're not at the plantPhysically capable to walk up numerous flights of stairs, ladders, and/or working in confined spaces in extreme conditions. Additionally, able to physically lift and/or move up to 50 pounds Why will you want to work for Wellness Pet?We care about the wellbeing of our people, their families, and their pets, so we treat every Wellie to a comprehensive benefits package full of extras to support their health, pets, passions, and professional development. More information about our benefits can be found on our website. The Wellness Pet Company is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status. #LI-CS1PI185415773

Keywords: Wellness Pet Company, Mishawaka , Automation Engineer, Professions , Mishawaka, Indiana

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