Lead MES Developer/Engineer in San Antonio, TX

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

H-E-B   •  

San Antonio, TX 78201

Industry: Food & Beverages

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5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

About H-E-B H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 109,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.


Digital Manufacturing MES Developer

About H-E-B

H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers and manufacturers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, 13 manufacturing Plants across Bakery, Dairy, Snacks, Meat Processing, Meal Prep, Floral, Print and Packaging industries, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 109,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

H-E-B is investing in our Plant's digital footprint, reinventing our systems and data capabilities across all aspects of Plant operations and Manufacturing execution – from OT to IT.

H-E-B's Digital Manufacturing group is a new team within H-E-B's Digital organization; committed to delivering this technology transformation in partnership with H-E-B's Manufacturing Division. Candidates to join this team must be excited by the potential of delivering various systems from the plant floor to senior leadership.

Once you're eligible, you'll become an Owner in the company, so we're looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources--People--drive the innovation, growth, and success that makes H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company.

Do you have a:

HEART FOR PEOPLE... ability to lead / influence stakeholders?

HEAD FOR BUSINESS... expertise to collaborate / lead with technically diverse, cross-functional project teams?

PASSION FOR RESULTS... drive to champion a strategic technology roadmap that can transform H-E-B Manufacturing?

We are looking for:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Computer Science field with at least 5 years of experience working in MES and Controls systems, preferably in Food & Beverage manufacturing.
  • Three or more years' experience working as a Developer or Integrator of MES systems or Controls systems, both is preferred.
  • A passion for the development and integration aspects of MES and system delivery is required. This role will be working in coding, configuration and integrations – not project management.
  • Experience in implementing MES solutions and experience in integrating these systems with ERP technology. Experience integrating with Cloud solutions preferred.
  • Proven experience with MES development project life cycles - requirements analysis, design definition, design review, development, testing, solution implementation, FAT and training. Able to show successful execution in all phases.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, IP networks (NAT and VLAN segmentation) and virtualization required.
  • Familiarity with ISA-95 standards required.
  • Experience in database design, development, and support required.
  • PLC programming (Rockwell Studio 5000) experience and SCADA networking experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience working in diverse, multi-disciplined work groups.
  • Familiarity with Wonder Ware and GE Plant Apps considered a significant advantage.
  • Familiarity with MES in a Food and Beverage manufacturing environment preferred.

What you'll do:

  • You will work with Manufacturing Engineering, Plant Controls teams, ERP team, custom application development team and external engineering firms, OEMs and system integrators to deliver MES capability across 13 diverse food and bev plants.
  • You will participate in the training of in-Plant engineering teams.
  • You will execute multiple large scale MES projects as well as smaller efforts to improve Plant use of MES systems.
  • You will design and create complex integrations with the ERP, in-house developed apps, Controls and PLCs.
  • You will be part of an Agile delivery team with a constant stream of high-value MES development and report writing work.
  • You will leverage engineering best practices and innovation such as code reviews, test automation, test lab design, agile methodology, secure coding practices and use of Cloud capabilities.
  • You'll identify recurring issues and opportunities to improve the engineering process, team success, and business success.
  • You will change the Manufacturing Division's use of technology and lead a reinvention of how we feed Texas with H-E-B's signature Own Brand products.

What are the perks?

  • A robust Benefits plan with coverage starting Day One
  • An 80/20 PPO medical plan with a $30 copay for in-network primary care
  • Dental plans, Vision plan, voluntary insurance plans, and flexible spending accounts (FSA) available
  • The Partner Care Team, for any time you have healthcare or coverage questions
  • Partner Guidance allows free counselor visits, up to 5 times per year for each issue
  • Telehealth offers 24/7 access to board-certified doctors over the phone
  • Funeral leave, Jury Duty, and Military pay (subject to applicable law)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage after 90 days
  • Maternal / Paternal Leave for new parents, adoptions included
  • Eligibility for 401(k) participation after 6 months
  • Eligibility for quarterly bonuses based on company performance
  • 10% off H-E-B brand products in-store and online after 90 days
  • Access to other savings (gyms, phone, hotels, and more) through online discount program after 90 days
  • Opportunity to become a "Partner-Owner" after 12 months of employment


Valid Through: 2019-11-13