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Controls Engineer at Idaho Milk Products

Controls Engineer

Idaho Milk Products Jerome, ID Full-Time

Reports to:
*Engineering Maintenance Manager*

*Main Plant - Jerome ID*

Employment status:
*Full time*

*Day Shift*

FLSA Status:

# of openings:


* Days (Monday-Friday), subject to change according to business needs.

This position is responsible for controls engineering projects involving PLC/SCADA/HMI programming, instrumentation, on-site support, and start-up assistance.


* Designs, develops, and implements control systems (logic software and hardware) to meet machine and integrated system requirements.
* Onsite PLC & HMI changes.
* Maintaining the plant OT/IT environment.
* Collaborate with key stakeholders to define the scope of the project.
* Prepare projects specifications/release of design to vendors.
* Acquire and negotiate contractor bids.
* Manage and support capital projects ranging in size and scope.
* Must be available for regular standby assignments and work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime as required.
* Understands piping and instrument diagrams, wiring diagrams, panel drawings, one-line drawings, loop sheets, databases, and vendor manuals.
* Interpret and utilize appropriate ISA standards and practices.


* Knows, understands, and follows OSHA and Safety Regulations.
* Follows L.O.T.O policies.
* Communicate safety issues to IMP Safety and Management Team.

*Education & Experience:*

* Minimum one year in dairy plant experience preferred, but not required.
* Must have journeyman's electrical license or demonstrates background in electrical field controls integrated systems applications.
* Bachelor's Degree-Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and or equivalent.
* *_Preferred _*Five to ten years in areas below:
* Experience with the development of sequence of operations, functional acceptance, and operational acceptance documentation.
* Experience with instrumentation and controls design as well as PLC [Allen Bradley PLCs (Rockwell 5, 500, 5000), Device Net, ControlNet Point I/O, and Allen Bradley VFDs].
* An in-depth understanding of control systems, components, ladder logic programming, HMI/SCADA programming and their applications [i.e. Ignition, and FactoryTalk View ME].
* Experience with PID loop tuning

*Physical Requirements:*

* Subject to up to at least 92db’s.
* Sit for extended periods of time.
* Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction.
* Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist occasionally.
* Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other employees.
* Perform tasks requiring manual dexterity (e.g., processing paperwork, filing, stapling, sorting, collating, etc.).
* Good written and verbal communication skills.
* Works well in teams.
* Good project management skills.
* Strong electrical troubleshooting skills.

*Equipment Operated:*

* Personal computer, copy machine, fax machine and calculator, phone, mechanical tools, welders and lifts, etc.


* Excellent benefit package available: medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, FSA, vacation, PTO, holiday pay, and 401k options.
* Benefits are subject to applicable eligibility and waiting periods.

To apply for this position please visit our website at and click the JOIN OUR TEAM link in the top right hand corner.

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Jerome, ID 83338: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):
* What is your desired salary?
* Have you ever been convicted, entered a plea or no contest, or received a withheld judgement for any criminal offense, MISDEMEANOR or FELONY?

If you answered "yes", please list each individual conviction or withheld judgement below including month and year of each conviction, conviction level (misdemeanor or felony), and the specific crime.

Note: We follow EEOC guidelines when considering conviction history, and our background checks go back more than 7 years. Your conviction history will not necessarily disqualify you from consideration for this position, so please disclose any criminal offense, large or small. Failure to fully disclose will eliminate you from employment consideration.

* Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


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