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PLC / Electrical Controls Specialist

San Leandro, CA 94577

Posted: 04/13/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Controls Engineer Job Number: 20294 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $110,000

Job Description


Work for a company producing one of the most name recognizable brands in the World!
6pm - 6am shift Thursday-Saturday with alternating Wednesdays
Allen Bradley, CMMS and or Automation
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Position Description:

The Electrical Controls Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting production equipment from various suppliers. The primary focus of the role will be to identify and prioritize controls/electrical opportunities to maximize operations performance. The Electrical Controls Specialist will also execute projects involving PLC 5, SLC 500, Controls Logix, Panel View Plus, various VFDs, and iFix. Additionally, they will provide training to Maintenance Technicians, configure and maintain industrial networks, and develop routines and SOPs to maintain controls assets.

Key Performance Objectives:

  1. Equipment Maintenance: The Electrical Controls Specialist will troubleshoot and maintain production equipment from various suppliers to ensure equipment uptime is maximized.

  2. Controls System Documentation: The Electrical Controls Specialist will develop and maintain electrical and controls system documentation to ensure that system documentation is accurate and up to date.

  3. Operations Performance: The Electrical Controls Specialist will identify and prioritize controls/electrical opportunities to maximize operations performance, ensuring that production targets are met and exceeded.

  4. Project Execution: The Electrical Controls Specialist will execute projects involving PLC 5, SLC 500, Controls Logix, Panel View Plus, various VFDs, and iFix to improve the performance of the production equipment.

  5. Training and Development: The Electrical Controls Specialist will provide training in controls and electricity to Maintenance Technicians to improve the overall knowledge base of the team.

  6. Network Configuration: The Electrical Controls Specialist will configure and maintain industrial networks such as Ethernet, DeviceNet, and Remote I/O to ensure that production equipment is properly integrated with the network.

  7. Controls Asset Maintenance: The Electrical Controls Specialist will develop routines and SOPs to maintain controls assets, ensuring that production equipment is properly maintained.

  8. Control Software Administration: The Electrical Controls Specialist will administer control software to achieve the balance between mechanical and controls changes, ensuring that production equipment is properly maintained.

  9. Allen Bradley Maintenance: The Electrical Controls Specialist will maintain Allen Bradley hardware and software: PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, Networks, Licenses, Technical Support, and various electrical systems to ensure that equipment is properly maintained.

  10. Electrical Installation/Integration: The Electrical Controls Specialist will supervise the electrical installation/integration of equipment and controls to ensure that installation is performed according to established controls and electrical specifications.

  11. Innovation and Emerging Technologies: The Electrical Controls Specialist will stay abreast of emerging technologies and document electrical and controls innovations to ensure that the facility is utilizing the most up-to-date technology available.

  12. Process Documentation: The Electrical Controls Specialist will maintain process documentation (P+ID, Ladder, CAD drawings) to ensure that documentation is accurate and up to date.

  13. CMMS Software: The Electrical Controls Specialist should have familiarity with CMMS software (SAP) to ensure that work orders are properly tracked and completed.

  14. Calibration Procedures: The Electrical Controls Specialist should understand calibration procedures for process instruments and process controls troubleshooting to ensure that equipment is properly calibrated.

Seeking a highly skilled and experienced Electrical Controls Specialist to join our team! As a leader in the food & beverage industry, we are committed to delivering unmatched value to our employees, customers, and local communities. We are looking for someone who shares our values of People & Safety, Relationships, Integrity, Dedication, and Excellence, and who is passionate about maximizing operational performance within our facility.
  • Pay Range: $81,813 to $112,266

The compensation range reflects the Company’s reasonable expectation at the time of posting.  We consider a number of factors when making individual compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, and other business needs. This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program.

Position Requirements:

  • Qualifications:
  • 3-5+ years of experience in a controls engineering role
  • Experience with PLC 5, SLC 500, Controls Logix, Panel View Plus, various VFDs, and iFix
  • Experience with Ethernet, DeviceNet, and Remote I/O networks
  • Experience with Allen Bradley hardware and software: PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, Networks, Licenses, Technical Support, and various electrical systems
  • Experience with CMMS software (SAP)
  • Must pass a post-offer background and drug test
  • High school diploma or GED, Electrical certification, and/or vocational certification
  • Strong knowledge of PNP and NPN sensors, Rockwell Software, and Servo motors
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and a focus on quality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of process control systems and instrumentation is a plus.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sean Goulding
Vice President – Technical Recruiting, Skilled Labor, Accounting And Finance

Sean has over 8 years’ experience with Mattson Resources and over 20 years in executive search, technical recruiting, and staffing. With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources as well as 16 years agency experience and 4 years corporate in staffing – Sean and his team can assist in all areas of search for your hiring needs. In agency search, Sean has led teams and recruiting services for Engineering, Sciences, IT, Skilled Labor, Operations, Supply Chain, Operational Excellence and more for Medical Device, Pharma, Aerospace, Automotive, Distribution, Transportation, IT Services, Software, Food & Beverage, Retail, and Consumer Products. In 2021 Sean oversaw Mattson Resources expansion and opening of a satellite office in Corona, CA.

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