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Senior Engineer (ASRS / Automated Warehouse Systems)

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.POSITION SUMMARYFor more than 80 years, we ve led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped pet care, introducing Dog Chow as the first extruded dry food. We re still at it today, with Tidy Cats, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and Pro Plan Bright Mind, a breakthrough formula with enhanced botanical oils shown to promote alertness and mental sharpness in aging dogs. Such leadership requires constant innovation and renovation, which is so often rooted in engineeringAs the Senior Engineer, you will manage the Automated Warehouse Systems across NPPC. You will build a maintenance program to assure the system is reliable, while working with the Controls and Engineering team in St. Louis. You will develop training for the maintenance technicians to install, optimize and test network systems, PLC/Control systems, etc. for the ASRS, and will teach them to troubleshoot and replace components/sensors, encoders, servomotors, HMIs, PLCs and robot controllers. Develop maintenance techs to troubleshoot automated systems using knowledge of PLC controllers, robot controllers, servo motion, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, and pneumatics.Apply Nestl Maintenance Strategy and PM Pillar tools and methodologies to warehouse assets to deliver business needs.Install and program PLC (Allen Bradley) controllers and other Rockwell automation systems.Work closely with NPPC Controls and Engineering to support design and integration of hardware and software components with electrical and mechanical systems, such as robots, AGVs, sensors, vision systems, etc.Manage the rebuild of the electrical components by teaching technicians to disassemble and reassemble automated related equipment to make repairs such as replacement of defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, and servomotors.Manage preventative maintenance program (routine & extraordinary) by developing standards on the preventive or corrective maintenance on automated/control systems or components and maintain service records for the warehouse automated systems. Measure effectiveness of existing plans, standards, and routines; identifies and implements corrective actions to maintain reliable performance and vertical start-up of ASRS systems.Position can be remote with 60-70% travel OR working out of one of our ASRS facilities with 50% travel (Bloomfield, MO; Eden, NC; Batavia, OH; Clinton, IA; Hartwell, GA).RequirementsAssociate s Degree in Electronics, Robotics or related field5+ years
experience with electronics and PLC controls, specifically Rockwell Automation equipment and Allen Bradley PLCThe approximate pay range for this position is $91,000 to $125,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position. Nestl offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us - Nestl Careers ( ID 285542It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at

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