United States, Salt Lake City, UT, Laundry & Home Care

Manager, Automation (Controls)


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  • Defines scope of Controls/ Engineering projects and services and is responsible for electrical engineering projects from the design phase through installation and implementation. 
  • Approves and/or writes all electrical and controls technical documents. 
    Responsible for the set-up and adherence to the scheduling and budget of Controls projects. 
  • Reviews work of subordinate Controls and Electrical staff. 
  • Works with Contractors, Department Managers and Maintenance staff to troubleshoot problems and improve processes and informs Department Manager and Project manager of project status.
  • Investigates and recommends the most effective methods to keep the company at competitive edge at all times and conducts cost comparison studies. 
  • Must continuously follow all safety policies and procedures on the job. 
  • For safety and business purposes, must have communication skills including reading, writing and must be able to communicate to others as well as be able to receive communication from others. 
  • Provides leadership and mentors junior engineers in the electrical engineering group. 


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, IT, or equivalent experience acceptable.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in discipline.
  • Previous experience in application of electronic instruments and programmable logic controllers and programming.
  • Experience with writing technical manuals and documentation, developing computer automation, team/project leadership in the areas of technical, budget, scheduling, etc.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

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JOB ID: 21014919
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067