Automation Specialist - 1st Shift - Full Time - Fresno, CA (Job ID:FRE...

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Fresno
Education   State California
  Zip Code 93744

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**This is a full-time position located in Fresno, CA. Please note you may receive calls from a 952 area code if you are considered for the position.** **Note this position does not provide any type of relocation assistance.**

**Cargill Protein**

Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill?s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

**Position Purpose**

The Automation Technician will administer best practices in insuring the reliability of plant electrical/electronic controls equipment. They will collaborate with team members and be directly involved with the following; installs, performing start-up/commissioning, maintenance, troubleshooting, documenting and repairing a wide variety of industrial instrumentation devices, electronic monitoring, metering, controlling and signaling devices used in the production of goods and services. They frequently provide input to equipment selection and design. They will obtain records of all programs, electrical prints and update as needed to stay current. The Automation Specialist will be a catalyst in the training and development of maintenance technicians.

**Principal Accountabilities**

50% - Lead and design of automation standards, electrical, and instrumentation work practices to insure continued reliability of plant equipment. Comply with safety/food safety policies, local/federal codes and/or regulations (i.e. National Electric Code, NFPA 70E, OSHA,) and good engineering practices.

25% - Provide technical expertise to site personnel relative to project design/build, training and development as well as support to address issues with existing equipment and processes.

10% - Active and ongoing communication with management, plant floor system team and process and controls centers of excellence, to ensure alignment of strategic direction, collaboration and project development/execution.

10% - Secure and Maintain accurate/current files of PLC logic/code, VFD parameters, electrical drawings and schematics etc.

5% - Travel and research. Stay up to date on Manfacturers upgrades, software, firmware changes etc.

Will require up to 5% travel. Working in plant environment.

**Required Qualifications**

- 5 years experience within electrical, instrumentation and automation disciplines

- Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening)

- Demonstrated excellent time management and organizational capabilities

- Ability to travel on occasion

**Preferred Qualifications**

-University or near university degree in Electrical-, Process Control-, Instrumentation-Engineering or equal

-Managing complex projects

-Ability to deal with ambiguity

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (?Cargill?) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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