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Plant Electrical Engineer - Controls & Instrumentation

The Clorox

Wheeling, IL
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  • Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Measurement
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Job Title:Plant Electrical Engineer - Controls & Instrumentation


The Clorox Company is looking for highly qualified individuals to come work for a multi-billion dollar organization. The position involves contributing both as an individual and as part of a team in delivering consumer products processing projects and will participate on cross-functional business teams interacting with plant management team members, plant team members, vendors, customers, and other functions.

Working in a participative team based environment, using World Class Operations processes and principles, the Senior Engineer provides day-to-day engineering technical expertise to Operating Departments as needed. Leads the design and implementation of complex site based capital and manufacturing improvement projects. Participates on teams as an expert in the discipline and is able to work with minimal management oversight. Evaluates the feasibility of manufacturing, packaging, and process systems improvements and modifications. Through leadership and influence will lead project teams and other cross-functional teams to deliver capital projects, manufacturing process improvements, and solve manufacturing problems. Manages and directs the work of outside engineering consultants and construction contractors during design and implementation of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

People and Leadership

* Support Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations organizations within the facility

* Hone personal skills and mentor / train teams (Engineering, Maintenance, and Operational) on new control techniques, etc.

* Key advocate for Engineering innovation at the manufacturing site

* High level of initiative and ability to drive results

* Change management experience and discipline

Safety and Core Manufacturing Objectives

* Actively participate in the continuous improvement of the site's safety performance by supporting site safety programs and initiatives

* Enable continuous improvement of the site's manufacturing performances, such as OEE & SA (Schedule Attainment)

* Support environmental sustainability goal achievement

* Proactively identify and solve packaging, process, and plant utility system problems by using plant, company, and external resources

* Lead cost savings initiatives across the site and help to reduce plant spending

Technical Leader and Business Ownership/Plant Strategies

* Provides solid input and insight to the team on business and engineering needs and proposals

* Support and drive regulatory compliance

* Manage projects in accordance with Clorox Project Management Standards to achieve required results, timing, and budgetary targets

* Good business judgment with ability to calibrate with business objectives

* Demonstrated ability to achieve quality results and meet deadlines & Solid analytical skills

* Excellent presentation skills to technical and non-technical audiences

* Understanding of Continuous Improvement Methodology preferred

Skills and Abilities:


* Electrical Power System Maintenance

* Electric/ pneumatic / Hydraulic controls

* Familiarity with utility systems such as Steam Boilers and Air Compressors

* Experience with control valves, actuators and positioners and all field instrumentation

* Experience selecting instrumentation based on application

* Problem solving, data collection, and analysis skills preferred

* Familiarity with Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) & Process Flow Diagrams (PFD)

* Experience developing/designing control panels which house PLC/DCS systems.

* Experience developing/designing Control System Architectures

* Experience in Process Systems, Facility Systems

* Experience developing sequence of operations and test procedures

* System migration from different control platforms

* PLC Controls Experience, such as AB, Control Logix, PLC5, SLC500

* HMI Development Experience, SCADA and Ethernet

* Experience in process batch and discrete manufacturing

* Experience with development of Control System Function Design Specifications (FDS)

Education Level / Experience:


* 8+ years of engineering experience

* Experience with capital projects

* Ability to effectively document and communicate technical information

* Background in consumer packaged goods environment preferred

* WCO / WCM / TPM / Lean Manufacturing processes and techniques preferred

* Utilization of Engineering Standards

* Familiar with AutoCAD and SAP

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Jobid: clorox-5000162443606

Company:The Clorox Company

Location:Wheeling, IL, 60090, USA

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