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Engineering Manager-Electrical & Controls

Company: Darigold, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Darigold is looking for an experienced and driven Engineering Manager to join our Operations team. The Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading a team of OT and process control technicians to improve operational performance, support and enhance capability, and deliver and maintain technology systems in our manufacturing facilities. What You Will Do Major responsibilities:
Provide leadership to enhance organizational capability through training, mentorship and operational support, and drive a cross functional high-performance work team environment, including plant and regional manufacturing technical resources, engineering, and IT.
Drive development and adoption of OT technologies across the manufacturing enterprise that improve sustainability and operational capability.
Lead implementation support for company process control applications, process data collection systems, automated warehousing systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Environmental/ Health/Safety.
Work closely with Operations management to establish priorities, resolve technical problems, and maintain standardized documentation.
Develop detailed project plans and execute projects on time, in scope and budget that support operations goals and improve operational capability.
Lead and facilitate a collaborative environment to include internal resources and external vendors / consultants to deliver operational and project support to our manufacturing enterprise.
Essential Duties (other duties as assigned):
Develop, plan, and implement electrical and control systems, including control network infrastructure, process automation and optimization, and integration of existing and new technologies.
Provide leadership in knowledge transfer and implementation of approved standards and practices for electrical and control systems, including network implementation, PLC's and field devices, Instrumentation, VFD, etc.
Manage internal and external resources to deliver the highest quality, first class service to operations and other customers.
Provide leadership in troubleshooting and root cause analysis to effectively resolve issues and deliver sustainable solutions while enhancing resource capability.
Provide project management leadership including requirements gathering, project development, vendor management, proposal development and review, effective planning, and execution, on time, in scope and budget.
Facilitate and support the numerous manufacturing process and control systems within Operations, collaborating with Engineering, IT, Operations and Corporate management and vendor resources.
Provide production support and maintenance for enterprise systems including Environmental Health & Safety, OEE and Plant Key Performance Metrics, Process Controls and Automation, reporting and analytics systems for Operations, and others as directed.
Provide leadership and management of staff in all the above areas to include all supervision, performance management, career development, and all other personnel related functions. What You Bring: Engineering (Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical) B.S. degree with 5+ years of experience, or 10+ years of experience managing and supporting controls and automation, and systems integration in a manufacturing, system integrator or OEM environment,
4+ years of experience managing and supporting manufacturing process controls systems, networks, and infrastructure.
3+ years of experience within industry as a practitioner and manager (Food and Beverage/Process Manufacturing).
3+ years of experience developing and managing project plans, departmental and project budgets, and requests for capital. Nice to Have's Track record of strong people/team development.
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization.
Strong written and verbal communication, including documentation standards.
Ability to consistently meet deadlines and see projects through completion.
Ability to travel up to 30%.
Strong troubleshooting skills with electrical and controls systems and programming.
Significant experience in PLC and HMI programming
Experience with controls power distribution layouts, panel layouts, hardware specification. Corp1 Benefits of Working at Darigold We understand that as an employee, benefits that support you and your family in and out of work are important. We are proud to offer eligible positions a competitive total rewards package - that includes: Employer 401K contribution of up to 9%
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision benefits
Employer paid life & disability coverage
Paid time off and paid Holidays
8 weeks paid paternal Leave
Education assistance
Flexible (hybrid) working arrangement
Community giving through matching donations
Access to great dairy products & participation in our employee butter purchase program Our Commitment to Diversity Achieving our vision to Lead Dairy Forward requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish. Experience
Required
3 year(s): Developing and managing project plans, departmental and project budgets, and requests for capital
3 year(s): Within industry as a practitioner and manager (food and beverage/process manufacturing)
4 year(s): Managing and supporting manufacturing process controls systems, networks, and infrastructure
Preferred
5 - 10 years: Managing and supporting controls and automation, and system integration in a manufacturing, system integrator or OEM environment
Education
Preferred
Bachelors or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Darigold, Inc., Seattle , Engineering Manager-Electrical & Controls, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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