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Control System Tech

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Sioux Center, IA, US, 51250

Req ID:  15344
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation.  We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies. 

Summary

Responsible for the management of planning and designing control systems. This includes programming, implementation, testing, and documentation of automated control systems.  The Control Systems Analyst is responsible for monitoring the quality and setting of standards of programming, implementation, testing, and documentation of a control system.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Programming, implementation, testing, and documentation of a control system which may include programming of one or more parts of the control system. This would include advanced programming of the PLC, and/or the HMI (Human Machine Interface), and/or databases
  • Configuration, installation, and troubleshooting of PC/PLC hardware and software, and networks
  • In-plant operator training for the control system
  • Performs technical design and helps in estimating on assigned projects
  • Familiar with DAQ from PLC to SQL database
  • Available for after-hours support
  • Other duties as applicable as necessary
Minimum Education
  • An Associate’s Degree in a related field and 2 years’ experience OR 2-5 years’ experience in integrated controls system solutions for process-based manufacturing systems
Experience Requirements
  • Experience in Control System checkout, commissioning, and system startup
  • Experience in Control System data collection, reporting, and integrated information systems
  • ​​​​​​​Advanced knowledge of programming in several PC/PLC languages is a plus
  • SQL experience is a plus
  • IT knowledge is helpful
  • Must be willing to travel to other Manufacturing sites
Experience Preferred
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

 

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls