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Controls Software Engineer

Company: Shick Esteve
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Founded in 1956, Shick Esteve provides ingredient automation solutions to multiple industries that include baking, coffee, distilling/brewing, confectionery, pet food, snack food and prepared foods, among others. Our goal was and still is to enhance each customer's production process with solutions that provide accuracy, accountability and consistency in an economical manner. We are committed partners to our customers.Why Work For Shick Esteve? For over 60 years Shick Esteve has specialized in finding innovative solutions and providing unmatched service for food industry leaders around the world. How do we accomplish this? Through our people!Behind everything we do are our team members striving for excellence empowered by a culture of hard work and dedication. We embrace our values of passion, accountability, fun, consistency, and responsiveness, and believe in the power of a cohesive, high-performing team. Our people are what set us apart from the competition, and if you're ready to join an industry-leading company that truly values its employees, we want to hear from you today!Job Summary:Designs ingredient handling systems with an emphasis on Electrical and Controls primarily within the food production industry. This position requires a wide degree of creativity and latitude. This position must work collaboratively across departments to ensure that each project meets all requirements for functionality, budget and schedule.Essential Functions:--- Design and program controls engineering of dry and liquid ingredient handling systems based on proposed scope of work, customer requirements/specifications, industry and government regulations, and Shick Esteve design standards.--- Engineering includes: creating ladder logic code, graphical interface development, integration and creation of batch and recipe management systems, sequence of operations, PID loop tuning, on-site commissioning/start up support; customer interactions; manage individual project schedules and budgeted hours.--- Investigate project variables and design electrical controls system to best serve customer expectations while staying within project schedule and budget.--- Work with other controls engineers (hardware) to ensure all I/O is captured and accurate.--- Oversight of outsource vendors for adherence to Shick Esteve standards.--- 40% travel expected; mostly 1-week trips; occasional longer trips due to project size.--- Other duties as assigned.Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field highly preferred.
  • 3-5 years programming experience - Allen Bradley Preferred.
  • Experience programming HMIs - Factory Talk View (ME); (SE) a Plus; Wonderware.
  • Knowledgeable in reading and creating P&IDs.
  • Working knowledge of programming standards
  • Knowledge of pneumatic conveying; baking industry a plus.
  • Ability to perform hands-on troubleshooting of controls, (power equipment and instruments) at customer site locations.
  • Ability to travel approximately 40% of the time; mostly 1-week trips; occasional longer trips due to project size.

Keywords: Shick Esteve, Kansas City , Controls Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Kansas City, Kansas

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