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Automation Engineer - New Ulm, MN

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  ENGINEERING

Automation Engineer

New Ulm, MN, US




Come join our team as an Automation Engineer at DSM-Firmenich. Here, you will work with Rockwell technology, DeltaV and create the best ingredients on the planet making over 900 flavors and scents. Come feel empowered knowing you are contributing to lives of many across the planet!  


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your key responsibilities

  • Define, propose, and monitor the plans and objectives of the electrical supply and distribution, automation layer and process control in accordance with the Engineering Policy 
  • Propose and implement work processes, procedures, and technical resources relating to the electrical and automation team and or network
  • Assess, manage, and implement necessary solutions in the areas of roles and responsibilities, compliance, risk management, maintenance and improvements
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other applicable Federal and State legislations as it relates to PSM
  • Mechanical Integrity (MI) audits which includes preparation activities for MI audit
  • Lead and coordinate competency development and performance of team to achieve objectives related to instrumentation and controls


You bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Electrical engineering, Chemical Engineering, operations management or similar field
  • 5-8 years supervisory experience, preferably in a chemical or food/beverage manufacturing environment
  • Experience with LEAN Manufacturing and Sanitation experience, preferably in a perfumery and/or food/beverage facility.
  • PLC experience and knowledge to include architectures, fieldbuses and programming
  • PLC experience in DeltvaV strongly preferred
  • Experience with Cyber and Rockwell (mandatory) & AutomationDirect (recommended)


We bring

  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome
  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers



Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

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