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Expires soon Roquette Frères

Electrical & Controls Engineer

  • Keokuk, USA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a  positive  and  attractive  work and career environment, in which everyone can learn,  develop , contribute to the overall company performance and be  recognized  for doing so.


A career with Roquette will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference as you work with some of the brightest individuals in the industry who use innovation and continuous improvement to solve challenging problems, while increasing efficiency and reducing waste. Our goal is to drive growth in the manufacturing industry to achieve and sustain best-in-class standards in everything we do.

The Global Engineering function ensures that CAPEX projects are delivered on time with the best technologies at the most competitive cost. The challenge of this function is to “deliver quickly competitive cash machines for our short term growth”:
- Develop best technical solutions to answer our business needs  
- Deliver new installations : design safe installations & install safely ne w capacities
-  Provide technical support & expertise to our operations  
- Maintain & develop our technical know-how &innovate
Interested in joining an experts’ team  ?

Roquette America’s manufacturing facility in Keokuk, Iowa is an expansive continuous processing corn wet-milling facility that proudly produces corn-based starches, syrups and polyols used in many food and beverage applications as well as in pharmaceuticals, paper products, cosmetics and agricultural goods.

Job Description

This position will be responsible for managing, designing and installing the equipment and control systems in the plant while optimizing the dependability, safety and productivity of the system.  This position will be required to work closely with Original Equipment Manufactures, Production Area Managers and Process Engineers to ensure the reliable operation of plant systems. 


·  Controls of subcontracted discipline engineering documents.
·  Defines engineering requirements.
·  Prepares the technical documentation for instrumentation and systems requisitions and performs the technical evaluations.
·  Provides technical support to Project group.
·  Optimizes instrument systems ensuring minimal cost and simplification in compliance with the required performance.
·  Prepares specifications for instruments, systems (DCS, ESD, F&G) and installation.
·  Prepares functional analysis (control, ESD, F&G).
·  Implements instrument detail design on P&ID's.
·  Implements detail engineering activities (layouts, routings, supports...).
·  Specify PLC hardware and software and ensure systems are properly designed, installed and maintained
·  Maintain PLC hardware including communications network to ensure proper operation
·  Design software and graphics to support new projects and upgrades to existing systems
·  Participate in projects with cross functional groups to increase production output and reliability of existing systems


·  Proficient with Ladder logic programming with Rockwell PC Applications such RS Linx, RS Networx and RS Logix 500 preferred
·  Capable of reading and understanding P&ID drawings and control schematics
·  Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering preferred
·  3-5 years experience in automated controls systems including but not limited to design and programming PLCS and HMI’s preferred
·  Fiber-optic and industrial electrical systems experience desired
·  Ability and willingness to provide on-call and off-hour coverage as needed. 
·  Proficient with Ladder logice programming with Rockwell PC Applications such RS Linx, RS Networx and RS Logix 500 preferred
·  Capable of reading and understanding P&ID drawings and control schematics
·  Strong computer skills


We expect four leadership skills from all our employees:  

•  Act like a valuable team member  

• Target quality and excellence  

•  Be disciplined and compliant  

•  Make decisions quickly and with determination.  


AAP/EEO Statement   

An Equal Opportunity Employer  “AAP, EEO, M/F/H/V/D, Drug-Free Workplace”  

Other Duties  

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

Add Your Talent to Ours!