Senior Automation Engineer
Sun Products - Salt Lake City, UT

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Job Description:
The Senior Automation Engineer will provide leadership
in the design of electrical systems, and process
controls. The successful candidate will possess an in
depth knowledge of electrical design , automation system
design, current technologies in PLC’s, motor controllers
(AC, Servo), human machine interface design, Industrial
Networks (Ethernet/IP, Device Net, ControlNet, AS-i),
distributed I/O and operating systems. Skilled in new
equipment commissioning and high efficiency start up
procedures. This is a fast-paced plant based position.
The successful candidate will leverage their previous
engineering and automation leadership / CPG
manufacturing experience in the development + execution
of a variety of challenging projects.

  • Able to learn, understand, and analyze the
manufacturing processes at Sun Products
  • Performs Automation System evaluations, determines
automation strategy as well as hardware / software
requirements. Assists with the development of the
Automation Master Plan for Sun
  • Develops schematic and equipment layouts drawings
  • Participate in the development of highlighted P+ID’s
as well as Functional Analysis documents
  • Develops project definition documents including Scope
of Work, Cost Estimate, and Schedule
  • Develops RFQ / RFP Specification documents for
equipment, installation of equipment, as well as the
design and construction of automation systems
  • Creates and manages standard procurement related tasks
(PO’s, invoices, project close, etc)
  • Participates in Design + Risk Reviews, Hazard and
Operability (HAZOP) studies, etc
  • Links with other Process, Packaging, and Manufacturing
Engineers for Design Standards
  • Able to assist with the training of technical / non
technical personnel (Maintenance / Operators /
Supervisors / etc) in proper operation of new processes
and equipment.
  • Able to supervise electrical contractors during the
installation and start-up phases of a project
  • Able to supervise and collaborate with internal and
external Draftspeople / Engineers / Programmers to
develop drawings, designs, PLC code
  • Assists with the development, review, and enhancement
of SOP’s
  • Participates in the testing, troubleshooting, and
qualification of new equipment / processes.
  • Identifies areas for improvement (safety, cost and
waste reduction, efficiency improvement, simplification,
etc) which support short-term and long-term goals of Sun
  • Enforces Sun Products requirements for Safety and GMP
with contractors, vendors, and Sun Associates so as to
create a safe work environment for all.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Engineering
Manager or requested by the Plant Leadership Team.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering strongly
  • At least 5 years of experience as a PLC programmer or
leading programmers
  • Strong knowledge of Rockwell PLC products, some
experience w/ Siemens or Toshiba
  • In depth knowledge of industrial networking:
Ethernet/IP, Device Net, Control Net, As-I
  • Knowledge in PackML and OMAC Standards
  • Design level experience with System development
(planning, designing, implementation and post
  • Knowledge of Plant wide automation architecture
  • Knowledge of Electrical Cabinet Design
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code as well as
state and local electrical codes.
  • Programming - RSLogix 5000, Kinetix Servo Drives,
Factory Talk View-SE
  • Hands-on understanding of instruments and is able to
use test equipment.
  • Prefer at least 2 years of experience in a
manufacturing environment
  • Sound knowledge of engineering theory and design
  • Strong written and oral communication skills,
organized, self motivated for excellence, has a high
standard of performance expectation of self, works
effectively in teams.
  • Ability to work with AutoCAD, MS Office products,
calculation software, etc
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • Able to support projects at other Sun Products
Manufacturing locations
JOB LOCATION: Salt Lake City, UT
The Sun Products Corporation is a leading North American
manufacturer and marketer of fabric care and household
products with annual net sales of $2 billion.
Headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, Sun Products was
formed in September 2008 from the combination of
Unilever's North American fabric care business and Huish
Detergents, Inc, a leading manufacturer of private label
laundry and dish products. The Company’s portfolio of
products are sold under well-known brands that include
all®, Snuggle®, Sun®, Wisk®, Surf®, and Sunlight®. In
addition, Sun Products is the leading manufacturer of
retailer brand laundry and dish products in North
The Company employs 3,000 associates and maintains
offices and Research & Development facilities in
Fairfield County, Connecticut; Salt Lake City, Utah and
Toronto, Canada. The Company also operates manufacturing
facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah; Bowling Green,
Kentucky; Dyersburg, Tennessee; Baltimore, Maryland and

Houston, Texas. For more information visit:
The Sun Products Corporation is an Equal Opportunity
Employer (EOE).
Qualified applicants are considered for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or
veteran status.
Job Code : 942
% of Travel Required : 10-20%
Shift/Hours : First Shift (Day)

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The Sun Products Corporation believes that its own Sunlight is what everyone needs. The company makes laundry detergents, softeners, and...