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Chobani Automation Controls Engineer (New Berlin, NY) in New Berlin, New York


This position requires a motivated, customer focused individual with a wide array of programming and controls engineering skills. The individual also must be a highly effective troubleshooter as they will be the highest level of in-house support. Further, this position will require people who are highly successful at working as part of a team. It will be necessary for them to partner with internal and external resources to be successful.


Develop, implement, and administer the plant controls Ethernet network. Engineer and implement in-house, or work with a third party to produce reliable automation solutions to meet the needs of the business.  Activities include but are not limited to electrical panel design, device selection, flow charts, project schedules, scope of work, cost estimates. Provide maintenance break/fix support for automation related issues. Serve as automation and controls subject matter expert on local project teams. Serve as a high-level technical support resource for complex automation and electrical issues. Produce energy and production reports using Wonderware historian, ICIS energy management, Seeq and ICIS Plant Performance, etc. Administer and maintain all associated plant databases.  Maintain all Automation related programs and documentation including PLC programs, HMI programs, electrical ladder diagrams, P&IDs, pin charts, sequence of operations, etc. Maintain all automation programming software for the facility such as Rockwell Software, Wonderware, ICIS, Network Management, etc. Assist with other plant or department members in developing and championing programs and projects as required. Work with IT to build a bridge from plant floor data to the ERP system. Continually seek out best practices and share with the organization. Share of general knowledge within facility and organizational peer groups.


•    5+ yrs. working as automation engineer. •    Electrical Engineering degree and/or 10+ years of experience preferred. •    Advanced knowledge of PLC system design/programming specifically focused on Allen Bradley PAC and PLC. •    Advanced knowledge of HMI systems focused on Rockwell Factory Talk View ME/SE and Wonderware Intouch. •    Advanced knowledge of industrial historians focused primarily on Wonderware Historian. •    Ability to create and present reports using Wonderware historian, ICIS energy management, and ICIS Plant Performance. •    Advanced knowledge of Ethernet networks with a strong emphasis on Hirschman hardware and software. •    Advanced electrical control design capabilities. •    Broad knowledge of automation and electrical devices and equipment. •    Intermediate knowledge of personal computers and windows operating systems. •    Intermediate knowledge of working with virtual machines. •    Intermediate knowledge of MSSQL. •    Ability to connect to and interact with OPC interfaces. •    Ability to produce electrical diagrams, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, using Autocad and Microsoft Visio. •    Ability to effectively cooperate with personnel of different backgrounds and skill level •    Ability to train and transfer knowledge to others •    Strong ability to create and maintain relevant documentation. •    Strong ability to manage multiple tasks given time constraints and ensure tasks are executed completely

About Us

Chobani is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people, while elevating our communities and making the world a healthier place. In short: making good food for all. In support of this mission, we are a values-driven, people-first, food-and-wellness-focused company, and have been since Hamdi Ulukaya, an immigrant to the U.S., founded the company in 2005.  We produce yogurt, oatmilk, dairy- and plant-based creamers, ready-to-drink coffee and plant-based probiotic drinks. Chobani yogurt is America's No.1 yogurt brand, and it’s made with only natural ingredients without artificial preservatives. Chobani uses food as a force for good in the world – putting humanity first in everything we do. Our philanthropic efforts prioritize giving back to our communities and beyond: working to eradicate child hunger, supporting immigrants, refugees and underrepresented people, honoring veterans, and protecting the planet. We manufacture our products in New York, Idaho, and Australia. Chobani products are available throughout North America and distributed in Australia and other select markets. For more information, please visit www.chobani.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.   Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.  Compensation Range: $84,800.00 - $127,200.00, plus bonus.