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Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Company: Nestl-- Health Science
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestl-- Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life -, Nature's Bounty -, Vital Proteins -, Nuun -, Persona Nutrition -, BOOST -, Carnation Breakfast Essentials -, Peptamen -, Compleat Organic Blends -, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Systems Engineer is a key technical expert in our highly automated food manufacturing facility. You will have a high degree of autonomy and be relied upon to provide informal leadership to contractors, production, maintenance, technicians, and project teams. As a system owner/expert for MES, Wonderware System Platform, and the Factory Automation System (FAS), you will be influential in creating a strategic vision for the future.

Key Responsibilities:
--- Manufacturing execution system (MES) including communication to SAP as well as PLC interface code
--- Wonderware System including GR, AOS's, Historian, Info Server, Thin Clients, and PLC communication
--- Programming Computers & Software - installation of programming software (e.g. Rockwell Software) on engineering programming computers
--- I/O Network - locally managed network for Ethernet communication between automation layer equipment (PLCs, remote racks, VFDs, instruments, etc.)
--- Additional FAS Systems/Software - Vigilistics CIP Reporting, Beamex Calibration, Thinmanager, Digital Manufacturing Operations (DMO), Data Reporting, etc.
--- Includes hardware and software for above systems (server hardware, computers, thin clients, VMs, Microsoft operating systems, SQL server, network switches)
--- Troubleshoot issues as needed (including limited on-call support)
--- Ensure system health through automated monitors and regular (daily/weekly/monthly) system checks
--- Coordinate regular system patching with IT and system users
--- Maintain compliance to corporate standards in regard to hardware, software, and security
--- Incident reviews / investigations
--- Corrective actions and opportunities for improvement
--- New data displays or reports
--- Actions/requests from the business unit(s)
--- Including proper change management, documentation, commissioning, and validation (as needed)
--- Responsibility for MES/WW/FAS/DMO portion of projects (all aspects of SME/ownership areas)
--- Cost estimation, budgeting, procurement, bid processes, scheduling, documentation, change management, contractor management, commissioning, validation, etc.
--- Share expertise and provide training to build the competencies of fellow engineering team members
--- Develop strategy in regard to MES/WW/FAS/DMO (prioritization, planning, roadmaps, etc.)

Experience and Education Requirements:
--- Associate degree that relates to computer science, information technology, or similar and 3+ years of relevant experience
--- Ability to work flexible hours (as required for projects & on-call support, but majority is M-F first shift)
--- Minimal travel (typically 0-5% for personal development training and project related site/vendor visits)

--- Wonderware System Platform
--- Manufacturing Execution Systems
--- Microsoft SQL Server
--- Allen Bradley PLCs
--- Virtual Machines (VMWare of Hyper-V)

Requisition ID:


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.

The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestl-- Health Science, Eau Claire , Manufacturing Systems Engineer, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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