Unilever Controls Engineer in Covington, Tennessee

Background & Purpose of the Job

This role is a member of the North American Ice Cream Engineering Team responsible for the E2E design and delivery of the Capex program. The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects encompassing Safety, Quality, Cost Savings, Capacity, Innovation, and Infrastructure.

As an Automation Controls Engineer, you provide automation support & expertise to the facility in the electrical, instrumentation and controls disciplines primarily for batch, continuous processes and packaging systems. You collaborate with the electrical and mechanical maintenance, operations, safety, and Quality Assurance personnel to help deliver business objectives utilizing their technical skills to contribute. The role will ensure that projects are delivered on time with a strong focus on safety, quality, budget & schedule adherence.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Work to deliver an agreed portfolio of projects under the leadership of the relevant Engineering Manager.
  • Ensure professional project execution with strong stakeholder engagement along with a high level of communication to multiple levels of the organization.
  • Support Engineering Manager to check feasibility of capex projects working collaboratively with Quality, Safety, Manufacturing, Marketing, R D and plant personnel to clarify the brief, understand work scope, estimate costs and create viable timelines.
  • Work with internal UL Engineering teams and 3rdparties to develop Concept, FEED and Detailed Designs to meet the business need inputting local requirements and constraints as required.
  • Develop Project Execution Plan and schedule.
  • Execute the project ensuring adherence to schedule, budget. Manage site construction, contractors, and OEM’s ensuring Unilever Construction Safety Standards are applied.
  • Assist factory with non-capital improvements identifying enhancements in ways of working to improve line or infrastructure efficiencies.
  • Assist the maintenance department with complex controls related troubleshooting, while working with maintenance personnel to increase the site’s controls skill sets.

What’s more…

  • You’re a born leader:You can build and lead teams with internal and external resources. You have strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver projects to the Unilever engineering standards.
  • You’re a strategy guru:You can provide subject matter expertise and leadership for new equipment design and installations. You drive equipment improvement standards with coordination from Unilever Engineering and other factories; and will direct the implementation of such these solutions.
  • You’re a changemaker:You will provide packaging and processing support to the entire facility in the areas of equipment design where improvement opportunities and controls.

Key Interfaces: Cluster and Global Engineering Managers and Engineers; Procurement; Factory Supply Chain Managers and Supervisors; Internal Unilever Subject Matter Experts; 3rd Party Engineering Service Providers; General Contractors; OEM’s, Quality, Safety, WCM

What You’ll Need To Succeed

Requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Typically requires 5 to 10 years of related experience. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. You’ll need to have strong Project Management skills to include: Engineering Design Process, Management Project Delivery Steps and Processes (Plan, Design, Procure, Build, commission, and close out). Contract Management & Conflict Resolution Budget Management is needed. Proven background in good plant design and project engineering experience in a manufacturing is a must. Proficiency in MS Office – Excel / Power Point and Word required. Working knowledge on Engineering software - AutoCAD, MS Project desirable. Travel is approximately 5%.

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please seeEEO is the Law.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results, Motor Vehicle Records check and background investigation.

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Covington-Covington -2000 Highway 51 Nth

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Sep-08-2018

Req ID: 18000AYP