Engineering Manager-Electrical & Controls
Company: Darigold, Inc.
Posted on: September 24, 2022
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
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
Drive development and adoption of OT technologies across the
manufacturing enterprise that improve sustainability and
Lead implementation support for company process control
applications, process data collection systems, automated
warehousing systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES),
Work closely with Operations management to establish priorities,
resolve technical problems, and maintain standardized
Develop detailed project plans and execute projects on time, in
scope and budget that support operations goals and improve
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
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
Strong written and verbal communication, including documentation
Ability to consistently meet deadlines and see projects through
Ability to travel up to 30%.
Strong troubleshooting skills with electrical and controls systems
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
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
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
4 year(s): Managing and supporting manufacturing process controls
systems, networks, and infrastructure
5 - 10 years: Managing and supporting controls and automation, and
system integration in a manufacturing, system integrator or OEM
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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