Starting at $28.29/ Hr.

Shift: AM – Open

Summary:  Responsible for maintaining, repairing, and replacing industrial instrumentation, control and electrical equipment used in a food manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs electronics and electrical preventative and predictive maintenance, calibration, and testing of electrical, control and instrumentation systems and equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems, and performs repairs to plant instrumentation and process systems.
  • Maintains process control system; develops and maintains system recovery plan.
  • Implements control changes and improvements in the program as necessary.
  • Performs installation, start up and shut down of equipment in accordance with company safety procedures.
  • Implements
  • Communicates with operators and maintenance personnel on operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic components and equipment.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of plant process and equipment; working knowledge of industry technological developments and best practices.
  • Maintains knowledge of plant quality control, relying on current data and materials use, technological processes, and industry literature.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams as assigned.
  • Supports the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Good Manufacturing Policies (GMP’s) and safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of instrumentation, including calibration, repair and installation.
  • Have complete knowledge of all current and voltage characteristics such as single phase, 3 Phase, 110v, 220v, 440, 12.5kv and D.C. voltages
  • Good knowledge of National Electrical Code and other applicable standards and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing process and associated equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Working knowledge of solid-state circuitry and programmable controllers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of robotics, PLC/HMI programming in systems integration and functions.
  • Knowledge of correct application of systems and processes that ensure continuous improvement (safety, maintenance, quality and manufacturing).
  • Ability to install, program, and troubleshoot Industrial Electrical Equipment, PLC, AC/DC Variable Speed Drives, and Human Machine Interfaces.
  • Excellent time management, decision making, human relations and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to resolve issues and problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated oral and written English communication skills; bilingual English/Spanish desirable.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and follow through in all areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to learn and operate various inventory, materials and operational software as applicable, including technical equipment applications.
  • Ability to work with various PC programs and operating systems.

Education & Experience

  • Instrumentation & Control Technician certification highly desired.
  • Associate’s degree or vocational certification in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience in industrial electrical and electronics maintenance operations, instrumentation, calibration and process controls, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
  • California Electrician’s license required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, certification, and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

  • Industrial food processing plant, warehouse and office environment.
  • Requires frequent walking, climbing, and standing; occasional sitting.
  • Requires operating a computer and other electronic equipment.
  • Plant environment is subject to temperature extremes and odors.
  • Occasional lifting of weight up to 50 pounds.
  • Extended work schedule seasonally, generally June – November; overtime and weekend work required.

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