Automation & Controls Engineer
360 U.S. Highway 206, Flanders, New Jersey 07836
The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's third most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.
Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.
Benjamin Moore & Co. is seeking a candidate to fill an integral position in our Engineering Department. We are open to speaking with candidates who have the educational degree to be able to learn and grow into this role or can come in and hit the ground running.
The Controls Engineer, you will utilize your technical and communication skills to design, install and troubleshoot operations systems and equipment, develop and install new production processes, and participate in overall improvement activities leading to better efficiencies, lower costs, better quality, improved safety, and improved response to customer needs based on input obtained from cross functional sources.
To perform these activities, the Controls Engineer will need to collaborate with other Engineering disciplines, production, maintenance, and contract personnel to create and oversee the design and build of controls systems; create process equipment controls specifications for new and modified systems; validate, install, and commission new systems.
Previous experience working in the design, programming, and troubleshooting of process based systems utilizing AllenBradley PLC's (Controllogix, Compactlogix, Micrologix), FactoryTalk Batch, FactoryTalk View SE, RSView32, PaneiView, GE PLC's (RX3i, 90-30, VersaMax), QuickPanel, Cimplicity (Proficy), Wonderware inTouch and Wonderware inBatch, Fiber Optic and Ethernet networks, as well as other PLC architectures and systems a plus.
Strong analytical skills.
Troubleshooting, eliminating control systems issues and manage small to medium size Controls projects.
Develop and maintain process system databases (SOL) that support the manufacturing process controls and monitoring systems.
Designs and develops new control and monitoring systems following ISA and CSI standards, including
- Process control systems
- Machine control systems
- Production floor (MES) systems
- Other systems as required.
Performs start up assistance and training for control and monitoring systems.
Develops and implements wireless communication systems for manufacturing.
Collaborates with Engineering and Information Technology resources for the integration and resolution of server, PC, database, HMI, fiber optic and Ethernet networks, Visual Basic, and other hardware or software related issues.
Develops and maintains documentation and control Engineering drawings for new and existing systems, to include, but not limited to, SOP's, training manuals, Functional Requirements Documents, Functional Specification Documents, and P&ID's.
On call availability to offer support to production facilities in the event of Controls emergencies.
BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering Technology.
2-5 years' experience a plus