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Brown-Forman Jack Daniel's Automation Engineer in Lynchburg, Tennessee

Meaningful Work From Day One The Automation Engineer provides process automation oversight and support to the distillery, boiler, and by-products areas by maintaining, troubleshooting, and installing process control hardware and software. This position works closely with maintenance and operations to facilitate the completion of work orders and process improvement initiatives. This position works with integrators, contractors, and technical support of hardware and software providers to insure optimal process solutions.

Provide supervision of the Distillery Operations’ Control Systems. Implement automation solutions to new and existing production processes. Perform preventive maintenance and corrective actions.

What You Can Expect

Maintain the distillery operations’ process automation hardware, software, and programming logic.

Implement, and test automation system installations, upgrades, and modifications.

Monitor the control systems’ health, making required adjustments. Initiate service calls as necessary. Retain and protect adequate back-up files and copies consistent with good manufacturing practices and plant procedures.

Facilitate maintenance activities in support of work orders and process improvement initiatives.

Work with integrators, contractors, and technical support of hardware and software providers to insure optimal process solutions. Assist operators with issues and training.

Analyze the operations’ automation requirements and provide recommendations with the ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

We Are Looking For People Who

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • Five plus years in-depth production support experience in instrument technology and process automation

  • Validated knowledge and programming experience with PLC and DCS automation

  • Process logic design, commissioning, and start-up experience

  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex system tests

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Equipment trouble-shooting skills and mechanical aptitude.

What You Can Add To The Team

Experience in a distillery operations environment. Experience with Siemens APACS + and PCS7 platforms.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Lynchburg

State: Tennessee

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00002681

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Accommodations available upon request including an Interpreter.

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