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Automation Intern

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Minong
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWhen it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We're not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It's in our DNA. We've turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the #1 meat snack brand in America, that's still proudly family owned and operated.We're a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey
whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It s a journey we share with you. It s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.--At Jack Link's Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World s #1 Protein Snacking Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack brand in America. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company s house of brands is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link s, Lorissa s Kitchen, Wild River, Golden Island, Matador, BiFi and Peperami.Job DescriptionCome join us during the Summer of 2024 as an Automation Intern in Minong, WI. The Autmation Intern will be responsible for learning and contributing to multiple projects utilizing a variety of automation technologies and platforms. These technologies are deployed for the control of automated manufacturing processes. You will have the opportunity to learn and work on projects from the design and development phase to field installation and commissioning. Essential duties and responsibilities will be completed in direct partnership with the Engineering Team.**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**:Electrical Design and 2-D layouts
especially as it relates to facility as-builts (AutoCad Typical)Project documentation and equipment design specificationsPLC Programming (Allen Bradley Typical)HMI Application Design (Rockwell, Wonderware, and GE Intellution Typical)System Site CommissioningFacility Operator and Technician TrainingProject Warranty SupportNetwork communications including communications with manufacturing equipment using VPN.Perform design and engineering functions in accordance with accepted practices and company standards.Prepare project scopes of work, preliminary design concepts, and cost estimates for small projects. Assist in gathering field data and preparing project specifications.Develop high-quality, error-free industrial software programs in keeping with the defined project requirements.Coordinate design with other members of the project team.Prepare scopes of work, bills of material, specifications, cost estimates, and other necessary projects documents.Prepare project correspondence as required.Maintain positive client relationships on projects assignedTo qualify for this position an individual must be able to partner with the Engineering team, work to learn each of the primary tasks and responsibilities, and meet the educational requirements. The individual must have strong communication skills, be capable of maintaining customer relationships, and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times.QualificationsPursuing a 2 year or 4 year education in Engineering, Automation technologies, Controls related field or similar.--General understanding of Automation Control technologies and equipmentBasic understanding of manufacturing equipment and food processing systems is a plusUnderstanding of basic electrical circuitsSoftware application experience utilizing Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications MS Office SuiteGeneral understanding of PLC programming with troubleshooting capabilitiesGeneral understanding of HMI applications such as Rockwell software, GE Intellution, and/or Wonderware software applicationsVisual Basic and Database Programming is a plusStrong written and oral communication skillsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk, and hear.Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.This position must also be able to perform industrial field work which may include hazardous locations, ladders, and stairs--Additional InformationPHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.--WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors. Travel may be required.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:Jack Link s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.E-VERIFY:Jack Link s is participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:----http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employeesAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Jack Link's, Duluth , Automation Intern, Other , Minong, Minnesota

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