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Automation Engineer

Company: TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

**Employee Type:**Full time**Location:**NY Tonawanda**Job Type:**Engineering Manufacturing**Job Posting Title:**Automation Engineer**Job Description:**+ Coordinate electrical safety training to maintenance personnel to include arc flash and LOTO verification.+ Provide electrical and PLC troubleshooting assistance to Maintenance department as needed.+ Monitors and maintains current PLC programs on server and laptops.+ Establish Basic electrical and PLC training for designated Maintenance personnel.+ Initiates projects to upgrade obsolete VFD's and servo drives. Develop projects to implement Ethernet IP where needed.+ Provide related technical guidance and expertise; assisting and coaching Maintenance, Operations and QA associates on an ongoing basis.+ Flexibility to work varying hours and weekends as dictated by project scheduling-must be available for off hour's remote assistance to plant personnel on occasion.+ Work with internal and external resources on installation and debugging of electrical equipment and PLC's.+ Assist with continuous improvement projects to include electrical safety improvements, cost savings initiatives, focused improvement work streams and autonomous maintenance activities.+ Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.+ Coordinate annual thermal scans & circuit breaker testing.+ Prepare and maintain all specific documentation related to job activities.+ Follows and enforces standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in GMP, 5S, SQF as well as the regulations of governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA.+ Effectively communicate with coworkers and outside contractors. Be discreet in the use of company confidential information.+ Must adhere to all safety, food safety and quality rules and procedures.+ Perform other duties as required.+ Engagement in plant Continuous Improvement efforts including participation with Process Improvement Teams.+ Identify improvement opportunities and 5S initiatives.+ Contributes to team effort by performing other assigned duties as needed.+ Maintains cooperative relationship with coworkers and management by communicating necessary information, responding to requests, building report; and participating in problem solving methods.+ Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Technology preferred or an equivalent 5-10 years of experience+ Experience with Allen Bradley PLC's including DeviceNet, Controlnet, Ethernet IP, RSLOGIX, SLC 500, Studio 5000, and SERCOS+ Experience with 240 V and 480V electrical systemsTreeHouse Use Only: #IND1TreeHouse Foods is a private label food and beverage leader focused on customer brands and custom products. When customers partner with TreeHouse they can expect access to an industry-leading portfolio, strategic vision, on-trend innovation and insights, world-class supply chain, operational excellence and flexibility, collaborative approaches, and dedicated customer service.Our strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to our customers. We engage with retail grocery, food away from home, and industrial and export customers, including most of the leading grocery retailers and foodservice operators in the United States and Canada.Our portfolio includes a variety of shelf-stable, refrigerated, and snack products.Customers can expect comprehensive flavor profiles including natural, organic, and preservative-free ingredients in many categories and packaging formats.TreeHouse Foods is best known for food and beverages produced by our two largest businesses Bay Valley Foods, LLC (including E.D. Smith and Sturm Foods) and TreeHouse Private Brands. With more than 10,000 employees in over 35 plants across the United States, Canada, and Italy, TreeHouse Foods is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.Disability AssistanceTreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.**To all recruitment agencies:** TreeHouse Foods does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Treehouse Foods employees, or any company location(s). TreeHouse Foods is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.EEO Considerations: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: TreeHouse Foods, Inc., Tonawanda , Automation Engineer, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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