Tipo de posição: Permanent
Tipo de emprego: Full - Time
País: United States
Job Title: Automation and Controls Technician
Function: Responsible for process and packaging automation and controls.
FLSA status: Non - Exempt
Division: Central Maintenance
Supervisor Title: Director of Central Maintenance
Location: Florence Manufacturing
Operate as a team member, responsible for all automation and controls systems in process and packing. This position includes troubleshooting of HMI’s, PLC systems, VFD, electrical, controls and mechanical issues. Improve RSLogix 5/500/5000 and other control systems, Ethernet communication networks, HMI equipment, and existing PLC control systems. This may include supporting the building, utility, and site control systems from time to time. Develop, maintain, and continually improve all aspects of the automation functions on site. Must possess good communication and teamwork skills for interaction with contractors and internal project teams. They must possess demonstrated problem solving techniques, and the confidence to be an active decision maker. They must be able to create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation and testing, and start-up. They must read and utilize ladder logic programs, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, and electrical blueprints. When required, assist with preventative maintenance on plant process and packaging equipment. This position reports directly to the Director of Central Maintenance, and will be expected to be a self – motivated leader, developing continuous improvement projects as well as supporting the line technicians with technical issues as required including basic training, and being a champion of the change management process.
Education: 2 Year minimum of Technical Training
Experience: 5 or more years of industrial or military experience in both troubleshooting and programming.
Electrical background plus demonstrated mechanical knowledge.
SKILLS: Knowledge of: motor controls, sensors (proximity, PECs, weigh cells, laser, air pressure, current transformers), pressure and temperature transmitters, flow meters, valve limit switches, flow switches, etc. Software and hardware knowledge of Allen Bradley RSLogix, RSBatch, RSView, ControlLogix, DeviceNet, Ethernet, BNR, Siemens, Omron, ELAU, ASI-Bus, FANUC, etc. Formal Allen Bradley certification desired. Rockwell Historian experience an advantage. Detailed knowledge of troubleshooting PLC based control systems.
Detailed knowledge of proper wiring procedures, circuit diagrams and single and three phase power systems.
Essential Physical Requirements:
Position requires bending and climbing, especially up ladders as routine functions of job. Require stair climbing for multiple flights of stairs both inside and outside. Also requires occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities
% of time spent.
Total should = 100%
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2. Ability to demonstrate a logical troubleshooting process involving analytical thinking capabilities. Must have knowledge of National Electrical Code requirements and familiarity with industrial wiring systems and hardware. Willingness to teach others this skill.
3. Willingness to share improvement ideas and knowledge with the technical team. Must be flexible and self- motivated with a demonstrated ownership of projects.
4. Knowledge of AGV (Automatic Guided Vehicle) systems advantageous.