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Automation Controls Specialist

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Mattoon IL 61938 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/16/2024

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Automation Controls Specialist


Employment Type: Regular

Location: MATTOON,IL

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmanns or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.


Come join the largest baking company in the world and our family of 20,000 associates nationwide!

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA:

Great Annual Salary range: $80,800 to $105,100

Annual Bonus Eligibility

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Paid Time Off

401k & Company Match

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Provide automation controls support to a highly automated and fast paced baking, or distribution facility.
  • The position will require experience with the latest versions of the Allen Bradley family of PLCs, VFDs and HMIs/OITs to be used in conjunction with a strong understanding of electrical controls systems, mechanical drives, pneumatics, hydraulics, PCs, Robotics, and Controls networks.
  • Review key plant metrics/KPIs and equipment data to identify potential areas for continuous improvement then lead a team to develop an engineered solution.
  • Provide electrical troubleshooting and industrial controls support to the maintenance department.

What We Will Need From You:

  • Provide leadership and, or training to one or two other automation technicians.
  • Promote a strong teamwork environment.
  • Supports without hesitation General Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing Practices with an understanding that these are absolutes & are Priority #1.
  • Work requires the ability to read, write and communicate in English in order to understand and follow work and safety instructions.
  • Capable of moving up and down building stairways in a multi-level plant to reach job assignments and perform the tasks required.
  • Worker will be exposed to all hazards of machinery and equipment in an operational baking environment.
  • This position is not a relief/fill-in Supervisor for Maintenance Supervisor absence.
  • Education and Work Experience:
  • EE Degree, or equivalent.
  • Three, or more years experience in the Automation field.
  • A combination of education, training, and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.
  • Equipment specific knowledge may be required based on location.
  • Strong experience with the following software packages Rockwell Controls Software
  • AutoCad (Preferred).
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Strong overall electrical knowledge and experience with electrical and industrial control systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and effective team building skills a must.
  • Experience in a food processing plant is a plus.

The physical and mental demands described in each job posting are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of each job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of each job.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, any other classification protected by law. ">

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Location Mattoon, IL, 61938, United States
Categories Installation/Maintenance/Repair

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