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Reno, NV

Control Systems Engineer at Chewy (Reno, NV)

| Reno, NV
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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking passionate, self-starting, problem solving Controls Systems Engineer at our new fully automated fulfillment center in Reno, NV.  Our Controls System Engineer is the crossroads of where the technician meets the engineer.  The Control Systems Engineer (CSE) will have extensive technical experience as an industrial technician focused on automation and controls troubleshooting matched with the ability to work under pressure during downtime situations.  As an Engineer, the CSE will have the mindset of a master problem solver; able to see the bigger picture, not only the problem right now, but the probable conditions farther down the road.   Finally, you will be a critical component to overall facilities leadership and our safety-driven culture.

The Chewy Fulfillment Center environment is a fast-paced, dynamic operations environment.  You will be working with some of the newest automation systems and equipment in our network.  The CSE will be critical in laying the groundwork for Automation & Engineering in the Chewy Fulfillment Network for years to come.  Throughout your tenure as a Chewy CSE you will develop new and valuable skills along with extensive experience in growing world of e-commerce fulfillment operations.

What You Will Do:

  • Analyze and solve complex automation equipment challenges to provide effective control system solutions to a variety of new and existing automated process equipment while focusing on maximizing equipment reliability and operational performance of equipment such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print and apply systems, and other devices and programs.
  • Understand, maintain and troubleshoot material handling control systems, including PLC controllers and industrial networks such as motor control systems, servo drives, variable frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems
  • Partner with FC Operations leadership, equipment vendors and parts suppliers to complete root cause analysis, formulate solutions, and coordinate solution implementation. Act as the technical consultant for Automation and Control projects inside the building
  • Monitor MHE metrics and partner with maintenance/operations for system performance issues and provide analysis across all FC's
  • Act as first level escalation support for the Facilities Techs/Leads, during and after business hours, troubleshooting locally and remotely and repair all hardware or controls software systems within the building
  • Appropriately escalate downtime situations to vendors or Automation and Engineering Leadership for support to restore equipment operation.
  • Utilize FC network support resources for guidance and assistance, and assist peers, as needed
  • Train and mentor new technicians in operational procedures, including in the use of safety equipment and safety hazards
  • Ensure compliance with safety and organization policies including OSHA standards and 5-S

What You Will Need:

     

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or other related engineering
  • Three or more years of experience within an industrial controls environment which includes PLC programming, I/O, communication networks and AC, DC, single / three-phase
  • Experienced with Rockwell Automation Software, Allen-Bradley RS Logix PLC software
  • Experienced with Conveyors, and Sorter systems and have a detailed understanding of Process Flow of Fulfillment Centers
  • Must be able to demonstrate electrical knowledge of 24v AC/DC control circuits, electrical knowledge of 120v power and control circuits, knowledge of 277v-480v power circuits.
  • Must be able to wire-up and successfully operate a 3-phase motor.
  • Demonstrated use of digital multimeter and functions.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and plumbing schematics, along with the ability to understand and interpret mechanical and architectural drawings.
  • Experience with conveyor mechanical systems (belts, drives, tracking belts, encoders)
  • Must be available for 24/7 for emergency situations.

What Separates You From The Pack:

  • Experience with electrical theory, Robotics, Controls components, automated equipment
  • Experience with networked VFDs (EtherNet, DeviceNet)
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD or other Autodesk software to read electrical drawings and schematics
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.

Greg

Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.

Heather

Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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