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Controls System Specialist

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Fort Madison
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position ResponsibilitiesResearch, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade PLC hardware, programming software, HMI WonderWare and HMI Panelviews Support. Support / document all Electrical, Instrumentation and standalone systems throughout the plantSupervise, schedule and assign work to a teamResearch, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade hardware and software interfaces with the operating system. Analyze and evaluate present or proposed business procedures or problems to define data processing needs.Prepare detailed flow charts and diagrams outlining systems capabilities and processes.Research and recommend hardware and software development, purchase, and use.Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and connectivity problems, including user access and component configuration.Select among authorized procedures and seek assistance when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise.Work as a team member with other technical staff, such as networking to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systems.Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system.Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network.Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.Position QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Associate's Degree in Electrical Technologies or equivalent experience.Three to five years of programming and/or system analysis experience.Ability of PLC / Wonderware automation control programming and electrical controls is a must.Knowledge of company supported Maintenance SAP modules for PM notifications and work order generation.Ability to develop systems solutions for operational problems.Knowledge of computer flow charts and of programming logic and codes.Ability to determine computer problems and to coordinate hardware and/or software solutions.Ability to write technical instructions in the use of programs and/or program modifications.Knowledge of computer security procedures and protocol.Ability to determine the nature of computer hardware and systems software problems, and to communicate technical guidance and information to users.Ability to learn and support new hardware, software and operating systems. Work with users requires interpersonal skills.Responsibilities may require evening, on call and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported.Working experience with AB-SLC 500 series, AB-PLC 5 series, AB-Control Logix series, AB-Compact logix, RSLogix programming software, Wonder, Panel View HMI series, Wonderware 10.5, Thin Client Server and Asset Center.Physical RequirementsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Our Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Davenport , Controls System Specialist, Other , Fort Madison, Iowa

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