Principal Engineer - Electrical Controls (Remote Available)

Employer
Conagra Brands
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 26, 2022
Closes
May 29, 2022
Ref
537328756
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Reporting to the Director Engineering you will be seen as an engineering expert and resource across the Conagra Engineering organization. You will review requirements and work with other Engineering Disciplines to determine and design optimized technical solutions for capital investment projects and provide technical support on equipment that may need modification or improvement. You will have a Continuous Improvement mindset - recommending and implementing improvements, modifications or additions to enhance Engineering work streams.You Will:Work with Platform engineering leadership to develop annual and 3 year capital plans by recommending system improvements and solutions in both concept and performance.Help develop Front-End-Load capital project estimates (FEL1 and FEL3) that are complete, concise, and reflect due diligence to ensure project success.Provide technology assessments and best-in-class industry solutions for successful project execution.Provide infrastructure requirements and needs assessments.Help with preliminary Capital / Expense cost estimating.Work with the Engineering Project Manager to develop a design schedule that meets the overall project schedule requirements.Review equipment and system performance criteria.Identify project pre-requisites, alternative solutions, risks, and opportunities for improvement.Complete functional control descriptions for the unit operations and systems designed/developed by the Engineer.Review Technical Briefs providing technical guidance to project team.Develop Business Case Screening scopes and estimates to give the business a directional view of a project and the robustness of the business case.Keep current with latest industry regulations and codes relative to equipment system design and operation.Provide technical and economic feasibility to other groups within Conagra Brands that are focused on improvements to the current state and developing competitive advantages against our peers.You Have:Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering8+ years of experience in electrical/control system design with5+ years of experience in Rockwell Automation Controls SystemsExperience in food manufacturing operations and food manufacturing conceptual designExpert level manufacturing automation systems knowledge with a focus on Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley control systems including: Networking, PLCs, VFDs, Servo Systems, Panel View HMIs.Expert level HMI Visualization and Database (SQLServer) integration knowledge and associated system applications with a variety of Industry products: Rockwell, Aveva (Wonderware), Inductive Automation (Ignition).Experience with Advanced Process and Packaging Controls experience including: Batching Systems, CIP Systems, and Robotic Systems.Project leadership and execution knowledge as it relates to large System Integration programs.We ask that you are open to up to 30% travelOur 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(R), Marie Callender's (R), Banquet(R), Healthy Choice(R), Slim Jim(R), Reddi-wip(R), and Vlasic(R), and emerging brands, including Angie's(R) BOOMCHICKAPOP(R), Duke's(R), Earth Balance(R), Gardein(R), and Frontera(R).We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit . 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.

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