Tyson Foods Controls Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio


Req ID:


Position Number:

11331367 Controls Engineer

Job Description:


This position will work collaboratively in a cross-discipline technical team of engineers and programmers in the development and implementation of automation control systems for all Tyson facilities. The position should be skilled in manufacturing automation design, integration, troubleshooting, engineering, programming, and consulting.


Education: A Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience.

Experience: At least 1 year of programming experience with an ability to program PLC, HMI and SCADA control systems.

Computer Skills: Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office and Visio; PLC and HMI

Languages: Knowledge of one or more languages including Concept, Unity, ProWORX, RSLogix, ArchestrA, InTouch or IFix.

Communication Skills: Average verbal and written communication skills.

Certification: Engineer-In-Training Certification is a plus, but not required.

Special Skills: Programming and design skills in PLC, HMI, SCADA, SPC and MES systems; general awareness in business areas within Tyson Foods; and beginning knowledge in the ANSI/ISA standards; background in reading electrical control schematics, developing sequence of operations and converting into automation code.

Other Requirements: Ability to accomplish systems analysis tasks within a particular project or business unit; have general awareness of control systems design; be well versed in coding language to be able to complete coding requirements within project time constraints; capable of making programming enhancements, troubleshooting and testing for existing applications and be willing to support installed control systems for emergency purposes outside of normal business hours.

Supervisory: None

Facility Name (Location):

Cincinnati Plant

Pay Type:



Controls Engineer







Job Function:

Engineering/Manufacturing Services

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.