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Control Systems Leader

At Galloway Company, we are committed to providing top quality specialty dairy ingredients to our customers, providing meaningful employment, giving back to the community, and setting the highest bar for our competitors.  We value our employees and recognize that they are key to accomplishing our mission.

As a family-owned business, we value our employees and treat them like family.  We are committed to supporting a collaborative, fun, and high-trust work environment.  We have a passion for getting it right the first time, being nimble, and doing what others won’t do.  Part of remaining a leader in our industry involves empowering employees who take great pride in what they do and have a strong work ethic.  These ideals allow Galloway Company to stay true to our mission driven values and provide the best possible products to our customers.

Galloway is looking for a Control Systems Leader to join our Engineering Team. In this role you will provide leadership and direction to the roadmap for the DCS system via standards while supporting new operational installations and improvement projects from a controls engineering perspective.  The Control Systems Leader will utilize the Gallo-Way project management system to involve all affected process owners/stakeholders when developing and implementing projects and process changes.

This position is responsible for a collection of responsibilities including the following:

  • Participates in the recommendation, design, development, installation, and maintenance of production equipment.
  • Develops criteria and implements projects that convert current manual processes to automatic control using the Foxboro system control (this includes code, logic, graphics, hardware, documentation, and training). Functions as the engineering resource for troubleshooting and optimization of the manufacturing process.
  • Builds trends for Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and control monitors.
  • Designs, builds and commissions new processes within the Foxboro Control System.
  • Designs, develops and implements test strategies to satisfy preventative maintenance action plan.
  • Provides hands-on support for Foxboro Control System.
  • Ensures engineering conformance to all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible to ensure engineering activities are executed ensuring Food Safety and Personal Safety.
  • Leads and coordinates justifiable process improvement projects.
  • Extensive development and programming in the Foxboro Control System as well as other PLC controlled systems.
  • Flexibility in hours – some weekend/holiday work may be required.
  • After hours call in support for engineering group on a rotating basis.
  • Creates and Ensures standards are followed in how the DCS system is used.
  • Develops and Drives the DCS improvement roadmap.
  • Ensures DCS is backed up and we have a way to recover from system or hardware losses.
  • Ensures adequate spare parts inventory of DCS.
  • Leads and Collaborates with the Controls Engineering group and other programmers in best practices for HMI design and Programming standards
  • Maintains our system Architecture drawings to reflect as changes are made to the DCS.
  • Demonstrates behaviors and actions that align with Galloway culture and values.
  • Actively supports the Food Safety Management system and Employee Safety initiatives through adherence to policies, and participation in various audits and meetings.

Required Knowledge, Experience and Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years’ experience with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing organization.
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controller management experience
  • Proven experience in programming and code writing skills in a Distributed Control System (DCS/PLC)
  • Experience working with Foxboro IA control system preferred, but similar controls system considered
  • Engineering experience in a project management environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a highly regulated industry
  • Good organizational skills and ability to monitor and coordinate activities under your direction
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, analytical, organizational, decision making, influencing skills and an ability to transfer knowledge
  • Solid computer skills to include MS Office applications
  • AutoCad and SQL Database experience desired.

Company Core Values:

  • Honesty – Caring about People
  • Commitment – Develop People, Develop Processes
  • Nimble – Innovation
  • Empowerment – Improvement, Accountability, Measurement
  • Pride – Focus on the Customer

Galloway Company offers an attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package, which includes, health insurance, wellness programs, 401k Plan with company match, paid time off, life insurance, STD/LTD and much more.

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for the Control Systems Leader position at Galloway Company, please follow the link below to complete an online application and upload your resume:

Galloway Company Application Portal

Upon receipt of this information you will receive an invitation to complete a Culture Survey.  Resumes will be reviewed once the Culture Index Survey is completed.  Galloway Company is an equal opportunity employer.