Maintenance Controls Engineer

AdvancePierre Foods
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Job Description
Job Description: 

AdvancePierre Foods, a leader in the food industry, is a rapidly growing company that values a talented, diverse and dedicated workforce. We have an opening for Maintenance Controls Engineer. Our rapid growth allows us to provide a wide array of developmental opportunities, and we reward associates who are results-oriented, live up to their commitments, and who can align their work activities with the goals of the organization.



A leadership position providing world class service, vision, direction, support, and training to the maintenance department for the maintenance and of repair of automated production machinery. In this position you will program, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and maintain the documentation for the machine controls


  • Programs PLC's, HMI's and other machine controllers to meet the requirements of the production process.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves electrical and pneumatic machine control issues with a focus on prevention of recurrence.
  • Implements ongoing updates to machine controls to prevent obsolescence and maintain up to date documentation.
  • Ensures that all control technicians receive proper training and conducts training for the technicians.
  • Facilitates communication, cooperation, and collaboration across five shifts of maintenance control technicians.
  • Provides the vision, leadership, and direction to the maintenance department on the controls maintenance strategy to ensure that equipment uptime is maintained at world class levels.
  • Works collaboratively with the MIT and Engineering groups to set the higher level vision of shop floor controls and give direction new equipment purchases.
  • Designs and maintains the controls for energy conversion or other industrial plant monitoring systems.


Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

If you are interested in this great opportunity with a competitive salary, please apply now!

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Job Deadline: 
Friday, April 14, 2017
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Job Type: 
Full Time
Education/Training Requirement: 
Bachelor's Degree
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