Automation Specialist

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Organization: Starbucks - Sandy Run Roasting Plant

Location: Columbia Area

City: Gaston

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Competitive

Requirements:

Summary of Experience

  • Design and programming of instrumentation process controls - 3 years
  • Electrical troubleshooting - 3 years
  • General industrial maintenance and electrical systems - 3 years
  • Using and creating mechanical and electrical blueprints and technical equipment manuals - 3 years
  • Working with electrical codes - 3 years

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to perform computer-aided design and use databases
  • Ability to read, write and understand polices, guidelines, specifications and safety standards
  • Ability to troubleshoot and create automation software
  • Ability to use electronics test equipment
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce in a team environment
  • Basic math skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in safety procedures
  • Familiarity with American Institute of Baking (AIB), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards
  • Ability to work in accordance with quality, safety, and sanitation standards, policies and guidelines
  • Ability to work varying shifts and weekends
Job Description:

Job Summary and Mission

This job contributes to Starbucks success by assisting with process improvements for production software and production equipment. 

  • Maintains and provides troubleshooting of plant automation systems and assists in the design and implementation of new automation projects. 
  • Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists Engineering with updates, changes and testing of new modifications.
  • Assists with new equipment implementations and projects.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Participates in World Class Manufacturing team sessions.
  • Performs periodic maintenance of systems.
  • Performs troubleshooting of electrical and instrumentation issues for the packaging equipment and machines, Automated Coffee Roasting System, transfer systems and custom software applications.
  • Researches and implements continuous improvement opportunities.
Schedule:
Evening Shift (12:00 pm - 8:30 pm, M-F)
Contact Name:
Marlo Fielding
Application Process:
Apply online