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Controls Specialist - Full Time

Mondelez International - Rockford, IL

Posted on 11/09/19 (Ref: IL2EMqyZgq)

Controls Specialist - Rockford, IL - Mondelez International

With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we're the world's #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We're Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.

Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.


As part of Manufacturing, you'll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you'll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.


Reporting directly to Business Unit Maintenance Leader the Controls Specialist is responsible for troubleshooting, modifying, maintaining electrical equipment and control systems to eradicate process and equipment losses; improve reliability, product cost, line efficiency and safety.


  • Reports directly to the Business Unit Maintenance Leader with strong interface with the Maintenance Leader, Plant Electrical & Controls, M&R Leader, Area Process Engineer, Shift Leaders and Shift Technicians.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to the core team and works closely with operations and support functions to include Asset Reliability, Engineering, Safety, Quality, and IL6S.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to the core team and learns and participates in training of material coordinating with the E&T pillar (Training Modules)

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include but are not limited to)

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for equipment and process in assigned area and provides technical leadership for delivering SQCDSM metrics

  • Actively participates in the IL6S process to include using the tools - RCA, Kaizens, SGA and guidance from the IL6S Pillars

  • Resolves remaining complex breakdowns and executes corrective and preventive tasks, responsible for Breakdown Analysis (BDA)

  • Provides accurate and timely data for the Daily Management System (DMS) process administration

  • Investigates, recommends and executes modifications to improve existing equipment performance

  • Monitors equipment and process in operation on a continual basis to detect problems; exercise judgment, and execute necessary adjustments while maintaining quality standards

  • Supports development of technical skills of core team

  • Performs low cost improvement and maintenance Capex

  • Deal with cost reduction and electronic spare parts optimization

  • Is responsible for the proper electrical documentation and regulatory compliance of equipment modifications and assigned projects.

  • Prepares working electrical drawings for proposed projects involving equipment modifications or conversions.

  • Assists the Engineering Manager in the planning and coordination of assigned project activities.

  • Has a thorough knowledge of Safety, Quality and GMP requirements, practices and procedures and applies this knowledge when proposing or designing equipment modifications.

  • Keeps the BUM & Maintenance Manager informed of technical and other issues affecting their area of responsibility.

  • Leads and/or participates in the effort to recruit Electrical Technicians.

  • Maintains a close relationship with Maintenance Leadership & the Asset Reliability function.

  • Supervises contracted work as required to assure it is performed in accordance with plant & corporate standards.

  • Supports the quality of all data in SAP (CMMS) to ensure accuracy, timing, etc.

  • Maintains clean working habits (5S)

  • Observe all safety rules and procedures; participate in all safety initiatives as required.

  • Responsible for personal compliance with all regulations, safety policies, and procedures that support Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Associates Degree - electrical/electronic field

  • 5 years maintenance experience in industrial manufacturing setting

  • Strong technical, analytical & troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with TPM, 5s, and Integrated Lean 6 tools and concepts

  • Excellent communication (verbal & written)

  • Time management skills

  • Available to work flexible hours and days as needed to support the business

  • Basic financial & business understanding

  • Computer proficiency (MS, WORD, Excel, SAP, )

  • Project management skills

  • Cross functional knowledge and awareness a plus

    Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

    Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing education and work history, in order to be considered for this position. All applicants will receive an email after submitting the first stage of the application. This email will include a link to return to the second stage of the application process. If you had previously submitted a resume, you will need to confirm/verify education and work history. For those that did not submit a resume, you will need to manually enter education and work history.
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