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Sr Network Administrator (Manufacturing) - CA

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world. Committed to innovation and sustainability, Hilmar Cheese Company, and our division, Hilmar Ingredients, serves customers in more than 50 countries. State-of-the art production facilities in California and Texas convert an abundance of high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose.

A Typical Day

The Sr. Network Administrator - Manufacturing Network is responsible for supporting manufacturing plant network, design, development and management of the WAN, MAN, LAN, WLAN, MPLS, BGP, VPN, Cloud, DMZ, Internet, Network Security, NOC, NAC, DHCP, DNS, NPT, Firewalls, Asset inventory, Network policy and procedures, audit and security compliance, architectural standards, vendor management, interoperability network monitoring and performance for 365day manufacturing operations company.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for entire Manufacturing Network of the plant that runs Wonderware, Rockwell ControlLogix PLC Logic Controllers and MES network.
  • Ensuring the stability, reliability, uptime, high availability, performance, security and integrity of the network.
  • Monitor plant floor network (end to end) and provide round the clock proactive support to manufacturing operations team.
  • Mechanically and electrically troubleshoot difficult equipment problems, must quickly and correctly accomplish equipment repairs, and meticulously perform preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Support Network switches, routers, firewalls, and external network circuits.
  • Wireshark troubleshooting network performance issues. 
  • Support Network perimeter security, firewall policy compliance.
What You Will Need
  • English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related field.
  • 5 year’s minimum hands-on systems and network administration support specially in manufacturing plant support is a great plus.
  • Strong understanding of network hardware, software, installation, configuration troubleshooting and support.
  • Wonderware, ControlLogix  PLC Logic Controllers, Wonderware Thin Clients and MES knowledgeable
What Will Put You Ahead
  • Master’s Degree
  • Concentration in network engineering and support
  • CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CISSP, PMP Certifications
  • Food processing and dairy industry experience
  • Experience in Cisco and Extreme Network Devices
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Sit, Stand and / or walk almost the entire workday.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to the following: 

  • Exposure to dust, fumes, smoke, gases, or other irritating substances.
  • Exposure to solvents or chemicals.
  • Exposure to slippery walking surfaces: water.
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity depending on time of year.

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.

 

This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

 

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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