Unilever Automation and Controls Specialist in Simcoe, Ontario

Background & Purpose of the Job

Our Ice Cream Manufacturing Site in Simcoe, Ontario is looking for a Controls and Automation Engineer. This factory produces all of the ice cream brands sold in Canada – Ben & Jerry’s, Magnum, Breyers, Klondike and Popsicle - with a yearly production of 50,000,000 litres of Ice Cream. This position is critical to manage the site’s automation and process controls systems in order to reduce downtime and increase efficiencies.

We Have

  • Unilever’s global mission to make Sustainable Living commonplace. Sourcing responsibly, reducing environmental impact, enhancing livelihoods.

  • Autonomy – so you’re empowered to take decisions quickly and independently.

  • A competitive total compensation package including pension plan, benefits, annual bonus and vacation.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Design PLC logic for RS Logix

  • Troubleshooting RS Logix, Panelview series HMI, Powerflex Drives

  • Troubleshooting legacy installations

  • Manage Industrial networks

  • Advise Project Engineer Manager in current and future installations

  • Develop automation standards / standardize installation parts

  • Train technical staff in new technologies

  • Act as site liaison to IT department

  • Wear personal protective equipment as required

  • Attend scheduled training programs

You’re a dot connector: Creative thinker with problem solving skills. Ability to determine root cause for emergent problems and equipment breakdown.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: High performance site looking to continue to drive improvements in Process Systems.

You’re a changemaker: Forward thinking and open to new concepts and ideas.

You’re a culture & change champion: Cascade a Fix Forever Culture and work with that mindset.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • 1-3 years’ experience in Automation Field Technology or Control Systems Design

  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment

  • Excellent personal communication skills

  • Flexibility with schedule and hours

  • Familiarity with GMP/ISO/Audits is an asset

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Technical Trades License is an asset, OR electrical knowledge and working experience.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth at https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/ | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzuVqApc7i-tR2YxazMxNkpPZVU/view | Every Voice Matters at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/ | Global Reach at https://www.unilever.com/brands/ | Life at Unilever at https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1248/life/ | Careers with Purpose at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/ | World Class Career Development Programs at https://www.unilever.com/careers/graduates/uflp/ | Check Out Our Space at https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office | Focus On Sustainability at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/


Unilever Canada is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.

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