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Control Systems Leader

Neenah, Wisconsin Direct Job ID: 2210157898


Position Purpose: The Control Systems Engineering Leader will provide leadership and direction to the roadmap for the DCS system via standards while supporting new operational installations and improvement projects from a controls engineering perspective.  The Control Systems Engineering Leader will utilize the Gallo-Way project management system to involve all affected process owners/stakeholders when developing and implementing projects and process changes.

Leadership Competencies:
  • Ensure Customer Focus
  • Earn Unwavering Trust
  • Visionary/Strategic Leadership
  • Energize the Organization
  • Develop Organizational Talent
  • Demonstrate Agility
  • Use Astute Judgement
  • Drive Organizational Success
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships

Primary Job Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Participates in the recommendation, design, development, installation, and maintenance of production equipment.
  • Develops criteria and implements projects that convert current manual processes to automatic control using the Foxboro system control (this includes code, logic, graphics, hardware, documentation, and training). Functions as the engineering resource for troubleshooting and optimization of the manufacturing process.
  • Builds trends for Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and control monitors.
  • Designs, builds and commissions new processes within the Foxboro Control System.
  • Designs, develops and implements test strategies to satisfy preventative maintenance action plan.
  • Provides hands-on support for Foxboro Control System.
  • Ensures engineering conformance to all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible to ensure engineering activities are executed ensuring Food Safety and Personal Safety.
  • Leads and coordinates justifiable process improvement projects.
  • Extensive development and programming in the Foxboro Control System as well as other PLC controlled systems.
  • Flexibility in hours – some weekend/holiday work may be required.
  • After hours call in support for engineering group on a rotating basis.
  • Creates and Ensures standards are followed in how the DCS system is used.
  • Develops and Drives the DCS improvement roadmap.
  • Ensures DCS is backed up and we have a way to recover from system or hardware losses.
  • Ensures adequate spare parts inventory of DCS.
  • Leads and Collaborates with the Controls Engineering group and other programmers in best practices for HMI design and Programming standards
  • Maintains our system Architecture drawings to reflect as changes are made to the DCS.
  • Demonstrates behaviors and actions that align with Galloway culture and values.
  • Actively supports the Food Safety Management system and Employee Safety initiatives through adherence to policies, and participation in various audits and meetings.
Required Knowledge, Experience and Education: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years' experience with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing organization.
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controller management experience
  • Proven experience in programming and code writing skills in a Distributed Control System (DCS/PLC)
  • Experience working with Foxboro IA control system preferred, but similar controls system considered
  • Engineering experience in a project management environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a highly regulated industry
  • Good organizational skills and ability to monitor and coordinate activities under your direction
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, analytical, organizational, decision making, influencing skills and an ability to transfer knowledge
  • Solid computer skills to include MS Office applications
  • AutoCad and SQL Database experience desired. 
More Details

PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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