Senior Control Engineer in Woodbridge Township, NJ at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 9/7/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Woodbridge - 101035

Requisition ID:015348--Plant

Senior Controls Engineer

Location:  Woodbridge, NJ Steel Drum Plant

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, personal care, paints and chemicals.

Job Description:

The Senior Controls Engineer at the Woodbridge, New Jersey Steel Drum Plant will be responsible for ensuring that all controls equipment is properly maintained and functioning to current safety standards.  They will create plans for engineering projects which may include preparing designs, project controls and specifications, drafting schedules and cost estimates, and production, installation, and testing of new equipment and processes. The Senior Controls Engineer must also be able to work with other departments and external parties to create and implement processes to increase Plant’s efficiency.

Main Position Responsibilities:

  • Designs and develops mechanical and electricals projects to support site goals for productivity, cost efficiency, reliability and safety and enter project requests into the Mauser CapEx Portal
  • Manage capital engineering projects to meet defined budget and schedule.
  • Management of outside vendors and suppliers.
  • Specify equipment. Manage physical installation of equipment during moves and upgrades.
  • Provide technical support to plant maintenance groups pertaining to installation, trouble shooting, process control and repair of equipment.
  • Draft and manage all engineering drawings.
  • Participate in Kaizen events. Understand factors contributing to KPI’s and identify areas of improvement.
  • Some travel may be required to support projects at other plants or perform equipment acceptance testing at vendor facilities (less than 10%).
  • Other duties, as assigned.




Job Requirements

Key Attributes / Behaviors

  • S. Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 10 years overall manufacturing experience required.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work alone, or in a team environment with limited supervision.
  • Extensive knowledge of advanced machine control concepts and programming of Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs.
  • Ability to evaluate controls engineering problems, solve controls issues independently, and investigate technical problems and establish procedures and/or corrective actions to avoid reoccurrences.
  • Availability to work around the production hours as needed, in a matrix organization.
  • Proven Project Management skills. PMP Certification a plus.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer skills (MS Office, AutoCAD or SOLIDWORKS, RSLogix, Siemens TIA Portal) required.

Position reports to the Division Engineering Manager and to the Plant Manager.

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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