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PLC Technician
Ref No.: 15-02500
Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/06/2015
 General Purpose:
Provide complete electrical, electronic and PLC troubleshooting and repair support to a high-speed glass bottling facility. Execute repair work orders and requests in a timely manner to ensure production needs are met. Will lean and/or support continuous improvement projects for the facility. Perform the above tasks in a safe manner following safety and environmental regulations.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Troubleshoot, repair and adjust control systems and PLC's.
Troubleshoot, repair and adjust power and motor control systems.
Trouble-shoot equipment malfunctions and make repairs accordingly.
Assist with set-up and installation of new equipment.
Perform routine preventative maintenance functions as assigned.
Assist operations with setup and changeover issues as necessary.
Train/mentor other technicians as possible.
Follows all DFA Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and works in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee; but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Minimum Requirements:
Education and Experience
High School Diploma/GED/Military/College with minimum 7-10 years industrial maintenance electrical experience. Trade/Technical school certification in a related field such as Industrial Electronics / Electricians / PLC experience is preferred.
Prior experience in a food or bottling manufacturing environment a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
PLC control systems, power distribution systems, sensors, transmitters, automatic valves and other integrated electromechanical systems.
Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic systems.
Troubleshooting skills a must.
Previous experience with integrated electromechanical equipment a must.
Must be able to read, write and speak English
Reporting to this Position:
None
Travel:
(Click on the appropriate box)
No travel required
5%-15% (1-3 times per year)
15%-25% (1-2 times per quarter)
25%-50% (up to 1 week per month)
50%-75% (up to 2 weeks per month)
75%-100% (3+ weeks per month)
Scope:
Plant size: 128
Dept size: 19
Works on team with approximately 40-45 people per shift
Provide back-up support to the Controls Technician as needed