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The Controls Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining and improvement of all plant automated and electromechanical systems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform installation, calibration, maintenance and repair of electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical instrumentation with Controls Engineer and other Engineering teams.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of computer-based process control, PLC Controllers using a variety of diagnostic tools, historical data, blueprints, factory specifications and the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Maintain (ANSI/RIA15.06/OSHA compliant) control reliable safety systems for safeguarding robots, gantries, conveyors, and other high-volume manufacturing equipment
  • Train Maintenance and Production teams to support automated equipment after deployment into production
  • Install, commission and troubleshoot automated industrial electrical-electronic controls and installations.
  • Provide PLC systems support, robotic applications, including PLC and HMI programming
  • Provide electrical-electronic support, including but not limited to, troubleshooting and component setup
  • Provide mechanical support, including but not limited to, assembly, disassembly and rebuilding of automated production equipment and systems
  • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic logic or components such as relays, switches, motors and positions sensing devices
  • Test malfunctioning machinery and determines technical issue and potential remedy
  • Review equipment schematics/manuals for specification concerning placement parts and installation
  • Optimizes existing equipment capacity
  • Support off-hours/emergency call-in to repair equipment or other technical related problems as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related technical field or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience as a hands-on Controls Technician working on automation and/or electromechanical systems in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with programming PLCs with Allen Bradley ControlLogix, Mitsubishi, and Omron
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical wiring diagrams
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with internal customers including manufacturing, engineering, project management and other management personnel
  • Ability to prioritize workload and shift work activities to meet plant needs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

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