PLC Maintenance Technician
Shift: 2nd Shift (1:00 PM – 9:30 PM) / 3rd Shift (9:00 PM – 5:30 AM)
The PLC Maintenance Technician will be responsible for programming automation and control systems involving, PLC’s, HMI’s, Servo Drives, VFD’s, and Network Systems. Proven experience in PLC logic to support plant operations in programming & configuration of Allen-Bradley, LG, Mitsubishi, and Omron PLC’s. The ideal candidate will have strong automation experience coupled with mechanical, a familiarity with pneumatics and have basic troubleshooting experience with proven ability of machine repair. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Perform repairs in accordance with GMP, Nasoya Safety and OSHA requirements.
Detailed knowledge of PLC’s, HMI’s, PID controls, sensors, automation controls.
Must be able to create custom PLC programs and make revisions to existing programs to meet company needs.
Performs preventative maintenance inspection (PM); diagnose, repair, and rebuild major equipment/components including but not limited to automation controls, pneumatic presses, conveyors, robotic packager, case erectors, case sealers, compressors, motors, fans, pumps, sensors, tray sealers, forklifts, and building equipment.
Able to install and setup AC and DC Drives.
Establishes and adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules and advises Maintenance Manager if additional work is needed or cannot be completed within Standard Repair Times.
Inspects the quality of third party repairs and/or rebuilds.
Recommends measures to improve production, equipment performance and product quality.
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.
Perform service calls for emergency breakdowns.
Ability to perform under limited supervision.
Requires a flexible work schedule, which may include nights and weekends to support operating schedule and the needs of the facility.
Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Nasoya/OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Ability to read and interpret both mechanical and electrical drawings.
Assist in plant renovations and new equipment installations.
Experience in Utility Systems Controls
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
Education: None Required
3 – 4 years of previous Plant or Facilities maintenance experience.
PLC experience - Required
VFD experience - Required
Controls oriented – Required
Electrical Troubleshooting – Required
Food Manufacturing experience – Helpful
Ammonia Refrigeration experience – Helpful
Sanitary Welding experience – Helpful
HACCP/GMP experience – Helpful
Willingness/Ability to work night shifts
Microsoft Office - Required