Brewery Controls Specialist

by Labatt Brewing Company

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2022
Labatt Brewing Company

Job Description


Brewery Controls Specialist
 

Job Function: Supply

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-London-London Brewery

Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Permanent

Posting Date: Dec 7, 2021

 
About the Company Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Corona, Michelob Ultra, NÜTRL, Palm Bay, Shock Top, and many more. Sound familiar? This. Is. LABATT. 
What We Believe
  • We DREAM BIG because we believe that through hard work and the strength of our teams, we can achieve anything.
  • We are fanatic owners. OWNERSHIP is at the foundation of everything we do.
  • Above all, we believe our PEOPLE are our greatest asset. We rely on collaboration and candor, and that means an INCLUSIVE and INFORMAL workplace
What We Offer
  • WELL-BEING: Competitive Benefits, Pension Plan, and Bonus Plan. We partner with you to prioritize your emotional, physical, and financial well-being through our flexible benefits plan, our ability to arrange attractive savings opportunities for you, and by engaging you throughout the year with info and activities sought at strengthening your well-being.
  • LEADERSHIP: You’ll lead from day one. We’ll give you the opportunity to leave a legacy.
  • INFORMAL WORK ENVIRONMENT: Join the all-star team in London, ON at our largest brewery across the country, where John Labatt brewed his first beer in 1847!
What We Ask You
  • Be CURIOUS! See challenges as opportunities and get excited by the possibilities they offer.
  • Be RESILIENT! Welcome the challenges that you face head-on, and always find a way to achieve your goals.
  • Be AMBITIOUS! Be hungry to make a difference and succeed for not only yourself, but your team as well.
     
READY TO ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE?
 
 

 

Job Description
 
  • Develop and implement process improvements to maintain and enhance the consistency, quality, and performance of Brewery production systems, and to improve key performance indicators.
  • Design and continuously improve Brewery automation and controls systems, supporting upgrades and process changes as necessary.
  • Support brewers and technicians as needed in the troubleshooting of process and controls equipment.
  • Promote and enforce effective organizational change, and ensure engineering, programming, and automation standards are upheld.
  • Support learning and development initiatives to improve the technical knowledge and skills of operators and technicians within area of expertise.
  • Become an expert in the brewing process from start to finish and contribute to the brewery strategy for equipment and process upgrades.
  • Compliance with the Voyageur Plant Optimization (VPO) program and particular focus and compliance to the Maintenance Pillar and all aspects that apply to this role. Where identified by VPO, address production and operations problems regarding brewery controls.
  • Support Key Performance Indicator improvement for utilities and waste water management to maintain legal, safe and regulatory compliance.
  • Identify and promote energy and utilities related projects. Handle CAPEX projects as assigned by the Technical Services Manager and act as a liaison between the brewery and Regional Brewery Support.
 
Job Qualifications
 
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Computer or Electrical Technology preferred), with a strong working knowledge across related engineering fields common to the process industry
  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated ability supporting or developing processes and process control systems
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical, problem solving, and process engineering skills
  • Ability to work on multi-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects with minimal guidance
  • Acts as an owner, results oriented, & strong customer focus skills

Additional Supporting Qualifications

  • Experience in Food & Beverage, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, or Oil and Gas Industries
  • Automation and Process Controls experience using Allen Bradley PLC-5, and Control Logix, Siemens PCS-7, Rockwell-Automation FactoryTalk View, iFIX SCADA database / view node screen development.
  • Experience with process instrumentation, PID control loops, variable frequency drives, pumps, valves, and motors.
 
Labatt Breweries of Canada LP is committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations, if needed. Members of our team will consult and create processes that provide individuals with disabilities the best possible recruitment experience.