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Electrical Project Engineer

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #37
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Controls Engineer

Who We Are

Fresh Prep is a fast-growing Vancouver company that makes it easy to cook incredible meals in just 15-30 minutes. We do this by sourcing local ingredients for delicious recipes, which are then prepared in our production facilities in East Vancouver and delivered to customers homes in reusable cooler bags. In 2018 and 2019, we were recognized by the Georgia Straight as Vancouver’s #1 meal kit and we recently became BCorp Certified!

Who You Are

  • Phenomenal Teammate. You work well with others and enjoy contributing to a fantastic team. Do others enjoy working with you?

  • Ultra Reliable. Since we work in teams, we need team members who are engaged and seeking to contribute in a positive manner.
    Are you willing to show up on time and work hard?

  • Responsible. You have the ability to work independently as needed. Can you be trusted to act without needing strict supervision?

  • Self Starter. You are comfortable owning a task from start to finish and you take initiative to make continual process improvements.
    You observe strict deadlines and hold yourself accountable to your deliverables.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Design, analysis, programming, and building components to integrate with production machines

  • Layout control panels which are NFPA79/NEC/UL508A compliant

  • Develop and develop PLC code with an emphasis on generating code that is documented, structured and maintainable.

  • Generate aesthetically pleasing HMI systems and work on developing scada systems

  • Work on new exciting projects involving robotics and machine vision.

  • Introduce automated processes into production, and train and Maintenance and Production Teams to support after deployment into production

  • You will be responsible for the Project Management and completion of paperwork including, projects, budget, status reports, timesheets, and
    required engineering documentation

  • You will follow and complete equipment work instructions for various equipment while testing and ensuring a high quality of work for all documentation
    released. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What We Are Looking For

  • Electrical & Instrumentation / Automation : 2 years (Preferred)

  • Strong skill set in interpreting existing documented PLC Code (RSLOGIX) and fault finding

  • Ability to develop operational code and commission Allen Bradley Hardware for new plant is required; Programming and Support packages include:
    PLC's, HMI's, Servos and data acquisition systems.

  • Proficiency selecting appropriate circuit protectors, wire and cable, sensors, safety hardware, PLC hardware, remote I/O, VFD and servo systems.

  • Proficiency creating detailed electrical and fluid schematics in cad software (EPLAN / AUTOCAD)

  • Proficiency with various field bus networks (MODBUS, AB DeviceNeT, Ethernet I/P, ETHERCAT, ProfiBus)

  • Ethernet communications between machine PLCs and database systems 

  • Knowledge of scada networks and Ignition programming is a plus

  • Knowledge on machine vision and robotics is a plus.

  • Knowledge of quality control systems is a plus

  • Ability to use 3D cad software such as SolidWorks/CATIA/AutoCad Inventor is a plus

  • Comfortable occasionally working in a temperature controlled environment. The warehouse is kept at between 0 to 10 degrees Celsius

  • Ability to push, pull, squat, bend, and reach above and below shoulders; repetitive use of hands

What You Can Expect

  • A positive workplace filled with fantastic colleagues.

  • Competitive pay and bonuses.

  • Extended benefits (including medical, dental, and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada