1st Shift Electro Mechanical Technician

10434
Manufacturing, Operations and Engineering
Bloomfield, CT

June 13, 2018

Imagine…working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

Responsible for the maintenance, repair of the plants computer driven controls systems, the plants mechanical and electromechanical equipment. Involved in fabrication, application, installation/ repair of mechanical and electromechanical equipment. Interfaces with maintenance staff in troubleshooting problems related to the equipment and facility.

Job Functions:

Writing, programming, and trouble-shooting Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen-Bradley preferred). Experience with plant floor automation and office Ethernet, DeviceNet, ControlNet network wiring and Fiber Optic Networks. Experience using sensing and control devices. Experience using both DC and AC motors, VF Drives and Servo Controlled Systems (Allen Bradley preferred). Complete understanding of Plant electrical systems, including DC voltage and AC voltage from 24V to 480V. Diagnoses and repair problems in the bulk ingredients systems. Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of equipment or systems repairs or replaces defective components. Tests electrical circuits and components to locate shorts, faulty connections, defective parts and replaces or repairs to suite Must fully understand and adhere to the ARC Flash & electrical shock prevention policy. Support and follow the Lock Out / Tag out program. Interface with equipment operators and maintenance staff to ascertain problems with equipment. Disassembles replaces or repairs mechanical and electrical components. Must read and interpret electrical and electronic drawings, schematics, blueprints, engineering drawings and sketches to determine problem and make appropriate repairs. Able to create and modify electrical drawings in AutoCAD. Repair electronic equipment, such as computers and industrial controls. General understanding and hands on experience with explosion proof and intrinsically safe work environments. Knowledge of applicable NEC and NFPA codes. Must make electrical/mechanical diagnostic evaluation and prescribe corrective action without assistance from others. Maintain Wonderware Thin Client and Plant floor Ethernet System Test and calibrate electrical/electronic systems and components to ensure that they are operating properly or locate defects Enter work order/ product materials repair and parts allocation into SAP System Dismantles devices to gain access and remove/replace defective parts. Use computer to transfer program codes from one PLC to another and store program. Uses computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions and produce graphs for records and tracking. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical/mechanical and software problems in the robotic systems. Assembles and installs electrical and electro-mechanical components and systems. Devises, selects, sets up, and operates electronic instrumentation and related electro mechanical or electro pneumatic/hydraulic apparatus used for operation of mechanical or electrical equipment or drives. Instrumental in the training of Maintenance Technicians, Set Up Technician and Operators in performing repairs and adjustments. Installs wiring and electrical components to conform to all codes, regulations and specifications. Performs preventive maintenance, maintains records and interprets logged data for repair or replacement. Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and tests. Uses Logged Data as part of the preventive maintenance process reports any deviation or defects that need attention. Perform scheduled Safety and Environmental inspections, ensure that any corrective or remedial actions are completed and maintain records of the process. Coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair activities to obtain optimum utilization of machines and equipment. Directs and coordinates fabrication and installation to ensure equipment and systems conform to engineering design, and Federal and State codes. Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Must adhere to all GMP and Food Safety Policies and Practices

Job Specifications:

Associates degree in field of technical study such as electrical engineering or electronics. A technical school diploma in electrical/ electronics with relevant trade experience may be considered. 2-years’ experience writing, programming, and trouble-shooting Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen-Bradley preferred). Completed some training with Allen Bradley Control-logix PLCs Background in PLCs, computer systems including servers and electronics. 3-5 years’ experience in complex electronic/ electrical systems in a computer driven manufacturing facility. Candidate must be willing to take courses to keep up with advance technologies.

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