Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: January 15, 2014

Organization: Colgate-Palmolive

City: Greenwood

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?BS Engineering or related field
?Knowledge of the CEB Capital Procurement
?Working knowledge of EOHS and Quality standards
?Minimum of three to five years experience in cGMP manufacturing with an emphasis on project management/engineering from project concept through implementation
?A working knowledge of production processes and control systems to include PID control tuning
?Demonstrated knowledge and experience of:
◦Electrical power distribution.
◦Motor Controls (Variable Frequency Drives, Standard Motor Starters, etc.)
◦Industrial Automation Networks (ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet, Profibus)
◦Process and Machine Instrumentation
◦Load Cells
◦Mass Flow Meters
◦Proximity and Photo Sensors
◦Servo Controls
?Computer Networks (Ethernet, Cisco Switches, PC Network Setup)
?Programming, Testing, Installation, and Startup of...
◦Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC's
◦Wonderware InTouch Software
◦Wonderware InBatch Software
◦Wonderware Industrial Application Server
◦Wonderware InSQL Server
◦Wonderware Active Factory
◦Wonderware MES (Performance, Operations, and Quality
◦Microsoft SQL Server
?Shop Floor Reporting Experience
?SAP to Plant floor interfaces (xMii, VB,etc.)
?Plant systems database management (SQL, InSQL, etc.)
?Performance tracking and improvement
?Web Based Information Systems (IIS)
?Thin Client Plant Floor Architecture
?Teamwork orientation with excellent interpersonal and team skills
?Strong technical communication skills

Job Description:

The Control Systems Engineer is responsible for leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of the plant floor control systems, information systems, networks, and telecommunication systems support of the manufacturing operations. This is an exciting opportunity to experience a new plant start-up for a world-class manufacturing company. The person in this job will play a key role on the team to design, install, start-up and operate Colgate's new Personal Care manufacturing facility in Greenwood, South Carolina. The responsibilities of this role will be as follows:

?Design, specification, development, installation, start up, troubleshooting, and improvement of process control systems, plant floor systems, business systems, and equipment
?Lead the development and implementation of process improvements (reliability, waste, product quality, safety, cost) to meet business needs.
?Prepare, submit, and manage controls technology and information technology aspects of the Capital Expenditure Budget and support project managers in achieving project deliverables
?Develop functional specifications
?Manage internal and external resources (Software integrators, hardware support)
?Project schedule and scope adherence
?Project cost controls
?Technology transfer
?Controls systems validations
?Start-up and troubleshooting
?Leads the technology transfer for the plant and supports global technology with implementation of new capital projects and new controls processes
?Develop, implement, and maintain hardware and software aspects of the plant floor systems, plant control systems, business systems (computer network), and phone and voice systems.
?Prepare and manage Opex budgets for plant control systems and all information technology systems.
?Develop and maintain specifications, technical documentation, and procedures for controls processes and equipment which are consistent with KPI goals and support Quality and EOHS Standards.
?Leadership and management of controls technicians and information technology resources
?Develop new insights and drive innovative engineering and controls solutions.

Colgate-Palmolive Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of Colgate-Palmolive Company to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where Colgate employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis. Colgate-Palmolive Company prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.

Contact Name:
Darlene Tonks
Application Process:
Interested applicants may apply online to (job search, Requisition #130001068. You may also contact Darlene Tonks at with any questions regarding this position.