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Controls Technician
Ref No.: 15-02501
Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/06/2015
 General Purpose:
Ensures that all equipment is operating effectively and efficiently and will provide technical expertise to plant operations. Works with the Maintenance team to aid in their technical development. Perform maintenance and repair services in multiple crafts and operate equipment as needed. Will lead and/or support continuous improvement projects for the facility. Expected to work on any assignment determined necessary by the leadership team to ensure team success.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Be able to use a PC along with software programs to modify, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment breakdowns involving mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic components.
Perform preventative / predictive maintenance and rebuild and replace defective parts and component units such as: motors, gear boxes, clutches, bearings and electrical components as needed. Reassemble and make final equipment adjustments.
Perform regular checks on all building equipment such as sprinkler systems, pumps, boilers, air compressors, air conditioners and power systems as required.
Complete simple fabrication of machine parts as required and requisition repair parts as needed.
Maintain plant water treatment systems and equipment. Take samples as scheduled and make adjustments as needed. Record all necessary data.
Client out circuits and install electrical wiring systems to handle required loads for various parts of the plant. Run lines, make connections, install proper safety devices and provide for necessary outlets and switches.
Perform calibrations on electrical, electronic equipment and instruments according to technical manuals and written instructions. Record results.
Install and hook-up production equipment, exercising care as to size of motors, voltage requirements and balance circuits for proper power distribution.
Assist outside contractors on on-site projects.
Demonstrate a cooperative effort to train and assist operators and peers in all aspects of equipment maintenance and operation, problem identification and problem solving skills.
Participate in task meetings; suggest changes in work tasks and use of equipment to increase efficiencies.
Ensures safe operations through adherence to Environmental, Health, and Safety programs and procedures.
Strict adherence to housekeeping. Cleans work areas upon completing a project and plant GMPs.
Foster teamwork consistent with our company and plant Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
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 with minimum 7-10 years industrial maintenance electrical experience. Trade/Technical school certification in a related field such as Industrial Electronics / Electricians is preferred. Prior experience in a food or bottling manufacturing environment a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience in maintenance trades including electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, AC/DC drive systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, welding, machining and fabrication.
Experience required in using multi-meters, circuit testers and other test equipment along with power tools, micrometers, calipers, measuring tools and other hand tools.
Strong math skills.
Ability to interpret simple to complex blueprints and schematics.
Anticipate problems and work as a member of a team.
Ability to adapt to emerging technologies.
Ability to initiate, manage and lead projects
Available for 24/7 plant support as needed
Able to fill in for Maintenance Team Leader as needed
Must possess training / experience in at least three or more of the following areas:
o Advanced PLC programming and troubleshooting
o Advanced VFD programming and troubleshooting
Controls Technician Date Created/Revised
o Advanced Servo programming and troubleshooting
o Advanced Controls systems troubleshooting
o Advanced Network diagnostics troubleshooting (Ethernet, Control Net, Device Net, etc.)
o Electrical code knowledge
o HMI programming and troubleshooting (RSView, Wonderware, PanelView, etc.)
o Use of PC/laptop/Servers and software programs
o Electrical distribution troubleshooting
o Able to use ACAD software
Must be able to read, write and speak English