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Rich Products Corporation Engineering Project Management Co-Op (26743) in Buffalo, New York

Description
Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT
Within Rich's, as a hybrid group of Automation Engineers and Software Developers, the MES Team has a unique responsibility to support manufacturing systems while also delivering innovations to stay on the forefront of the constantly changing, data driven manufacturing world. Our team truly believes in our co-op program as a two-way street. We view the journey just as important as the work; we love to help our co-op students feel valued, both contributing to the team while also gaining experience.

Term will be double block Spring-Summer 2021.
Due to COVID-19, this is a remote position for (at least) the first few months of the term.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
Project manage refrigeration-based energy savings projects
Provide technical analysis on IS/automation project implementations
Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with existing manufacturing systems to ensure proper operation
Develop and technical support documentation for your implemented MES systems
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
Enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Management Information Systems, or related engineering discipline
Ability to learn and execute in a project management role, working with stakeholders in different parts of the business
Willingness to learn how to communicate well with business leaders; comfortable in a public speaking/presentation position
Strong PC skills, proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (O365, Microsoft Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
Demonstrates time management, organizational skills
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
Preferred:

Familiar with PLC programming, SDADA systems, Windows Server environments
Allen-Bradley, ControlLogix, Wonderware, SQL Database, Networking concepts
Previous Co-op experience
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Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at asc@rich.comif you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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