automation specialist, night shift, Sandy Run Roasting Plant - Sandy Run, SC

Starbucks - Gaston, SC4.1

Now Brewing – Automation Specialists! #tobeapartner

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and its rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing and supporting partners who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

The Starbucks experience starts in our Roasting Plants where we have a dedicated team of professional roasters and supporting process teams including planning, warehouse management, packaging, roasting, maintenance, engineering and logistics.

As an automation specialist, you will:
Assist Engineering with updates, changes and testing of new modifications.
Assist with new equipment implementations and projects.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
Participate in World Class Manufacturing team sessions.
Perform periodic maintenance of systems.
Perform troubleshooting of electrical and instrumentation issues for the packaging equipment and machines, Automated Coffee Roasting System, transfer systems and custom software applications.
Research and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
We’re proud to invest in you and offer these special incentives to eligible partners (employees):

Comprehensive health coverage (Medical, Dental and Vision)
Arizona State University College Achievement Plan: FULL tuition reimbursement towards bachelor’s degree
Highly competitive 401(k) program with company match at 5%
Stock equity reward program (annual grants)
Health savings, vacation savings & health and wellness programs
Paid vacation (prorated vacation allowance on day one), sick leave and personal days

We’d love to hear from people with:
Design and programming of instrumentation process controls (3 years)
Electrical troubleshooting (3 years)
General industrial maintenance and electrical systems (3 years)
Using and creating mechanical and electrical blueprints and technical equipment manuals (3 years)
Working with electrical codes (3 years)
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Ability to perform computer-aided design and use databases
Ability to troubleshoot and create automation software
Ability to use electronics test equipment
Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision
Ability to work with a diverse workforce in a team environment
Familiarity with American Institute of Baking (AIB), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards
Ability to work in accordance with quality, safety, and sanitation standards, policies and guidelines
Ability to work varying shifts and weekends
Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.