1+ months

Maintenance and Controls Engineer

Mountain Top, PA 18707
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Job Description

This position contributes to the success of the Mountain Top, PA Gatorade plant by providing automation support for the operations team.


  • Provide electrical, controls and automation support to plant process, packaging and utility operations
  • Support Plant Maintenance and Operations teams in system and equipment troubleshooting and technology transfer
  • Assist Corporate Engineering and Plant engineering with electrical and controls project
  • Lead a team of maintenance technicians with varying levels of experience and education
  • Motivate the team to achieve established performance targets
  • Organize and facilitate team meetings using Focused Improvement processes
  • Initiate and coach the implementation of Continuous Improvement projects
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support Plant electrical and controls projects in all operating departments
  • Enhance the Quality of Gatorade's products, reduce customer complaints, and ensure compliance with FDA and USDA regulations and provider adherence to internal Quality and ISO requirements
  • Correct unsafe conditions, enhance the safety and health of our employees and ensure compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Improve productivity through efficiency gains, yield improvements, labour utilization, and other rate improvements
  • Provide technical support to all operating and maintenance departments to help in troubleshoot and diagnose issue related to PLC and MMI programs. Provide technical back up to instrumentation technicians to solve difficult control problems
  • Train electricians and instrumentation technicians on new technology to allow proper maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Enhance maintenance processes through equipment and systems analysis to identify opportunities for equipment or process modification, equipment replacement, or application of new technology
  • Actively develop and implement cost savings initiatives involving waste minimization, productivity improvements and other process optimization opportunities through an active partnership with Manufacturing's maintenance and operation teams
  • Serve as a Technical Consultant to Manufacturing by analyzing system and equipment failures to troubleshoot problems and to facilitate maintenance activities, procedural changes or capital improvements.
  • Ensure regular and thorough communication and collaboration with the Manufacturing Directors, Managers, Supervisors and hourly teams regarding projects and other activities
  • Develop, implement and monitor automation and control strategies and system architecture for the facility. To review designs by others, and to ensure adherence to strategies and Gatorade specifications


  • Electrical and Controls Design Engineering experience
  • Special process control experience in Packaging, Process or Utilities
  • Familiarization with OSHA, USDA, FDA and EPA requirements
  • Project scheduling skills
  • PLC programming proficiency, HMI software proficiency and
  • Proficiency with online data archiving. (Wonderware, In-touch, Industrial SQL, Panelview, Factory Office, NT Server)
  • Process optimization experience and process troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and use of: data highways, Contrologix gateways, and Ethernet and fibre-optic systems
  • Proficiency in multiple engineering disciplines including electrical and controls
  • Proficiency with PC software - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project Management
  • Equipment evaluation and selection experience
  • Knowledgeable in-process controls and facility electrical distribution
  • Training and development skills
  • Team leadership, facilitation, collaboration and influencing
  • In-depth understanding of the Food/Beverage and thermal processes preferred

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","street_address":"United States - PA - Mountain Top - 750 Oak Hill Rd - 18707-2112","city":"Mountain Top","state":"Pennsylvania
Posted: 2020-03-05 Expires: 2020-05-03

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Maintenance and Controls Engineer

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Mountain Top, PA 18707

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