Atrium Staffing is a pioneering WBENC-certified organization, which delivers workforce management and talent acquisition solutions. Informed by people, process, and technology, their goal remains to enhance the candidate experience and elevate each unique employer brand. The firm’s expertise includes nationwide temporary and direct hire staffing, payrolling services, independent contractor compliance, direct sourcings, managed service provider (MSP) programs, and intern program design. Established in 1995 by Rebecca Cenni on her trademarked Applicant-Centric approach which humanized the often transactional relationship between candidates and staffing agencies. Over the past twenty years, Atrium has grown into WBENC-certified staffing solutions firm with a national reach and depth. Headquartered in New York, NY, it has a staff strength between 201-500 employees. Atrium Staffing employees benefits include Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Fixed Interest Savings, and Pensions. Atrium is reported to have an annual revenue estimated at $260 million.
Our client, is looking to hire an Engineer, Electricity & Automation (2nd or 3rd Shift) for their growing office in Franklin Park, IL.
The Electricity and Automation Engineer is responsible for all aspects related to Electricity, Automation, Process Control, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and the Factory Automation System (FAS) infrastructure, applications and resources according to corporate strategies, standards, specifications and local codes and regulations.
Responsibilitiesof theEngineer, Electricity & Automation (2nd or 3rd Shift): Provide optimum electrical and process control equipment facilities to meet the established objectives of the business.
Ensure reliability of electrical & process control hardware and software operation
Optimize electrical/process control maintenance & operation costs
Optimize electrical/process control hardware & software to maintain plant at high level of efficiency, safety, quality, etc.
Maintain liaisons with other departments, disciplines and facilities to provide necessary support and expertise for the execution of capital investment projects and market and global initiatives.
Work closely with the Maintenance team during the planning and execution of projects, initiatives and compliance requirements.
Comply with all safety and environmental regulations (Internal & External) and applicable standards.
Maintain the existing electrical and automation infrastructure and applications. This means mastering the solutions in place to be able to:
Perform troubleshooting in case of problems and ensure the PLC or HMI applications are properly managed
Conduct preventive maintenance on power distribution and automation equipment
Ensure power quality
Keep electrical power distribution and automation drawings and documentation updated
Manage the instrument calibration program for regulatory and quality compliance
Modify the automation applications when operational changes are performed on the production lines
Manage industrial applications and hardware in the automation layer
Automation equipment change management policy/procedures
Meet compliance with all company and local regulatory standards and requirements.
Manage Electricity and Automation equipment standardization for plant
Build internal capabilities within the E&A Team
Electrical & Power Distribution: Manage all technical aspects of the plants electrical power distribution from the utility company service entrance down through switchboards, transformers, distribution panels, etc. to all individual loads. This
includes the following activities:
Maintain accuracy and content of the electrical system key documentation (One line diagrams, MCC data sheets, electrical rooms layouts, grounding system, lighting plans, electrical equipment location plan, etc.)
Understand the existing process control infrastructure, configuration, requirements, networks, level of automation, etc.
Maintain accuracy and content of the control system key documentation (Configuration diagrams, P&IDs, Process descriptions, etc.)
Understand the plant controls & IT criteria, standards, and guidelines.
Oversee the controls/instrumentation and IT activities in the factory (PLC & HMI design, training, programming, etc.) in support of small capital investment and maintenance.
Manage the Factory Automation Systems (FAS) standards and serve as the FAS administrator for the factory.
Manage the lifecycle planning for automation equipment
Automation & Process Control:
Define requirement for MES based on plant needs
Define and implement technical training for MES systems
Life Cycle Management of MES, EMS & FFMW
Capital Projects & Liaisonwith Other Departments:
Participate in the electricity and automation maintenance efforts to ensure that the design, drawings and specifications meet process requirements, are cost effective, and are in accordance with good engineering
practices and guidelines for all capital projects in the factory
Participate and validate design of the power distribution system, motor control centers, control panels, human machine interface (HMI), instrumentation, system integration, FAS architecture and commissioningand start up
Provide technical support to production, safety, quality, etc
Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES):
Qualifications for theEngineer, Electricity & Automation (2nd or 3rd Shift): Minimum 3 years experience in the field of electricity in a manufacturing facility
In-depth knowledge of Electricity, in low voltage, medium voltage and high voltage installations
Good knowledge of local electrical code and standards
Good knowledge of Instrumentation and Process Control Systems
In-depth knowledge of HMIs & PLCs
Knowledge of food processing operations and technology
Knowledge on MES (Manufacturing Execution System)
Knowledge on manufacturing IT, industrial networks and applications
Good knowledge of electrical safety
Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety, hygienic engineering and quality systems
Understanding of the existing electrical system loading profile, utility charges, power quality, grounding, protection, maintenance needs, safety, reliability, and remaining useful life of the plant power systemequipment
Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent
Preferably electrical engineering OR 1 year industrial electrical experience and 2 year technical degree OR 3+ years industrial electrical experience