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Electronics and Instrumentation Technician / Maintenance

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Wakefield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsDescriptionWe have the honor and responsibility of working in food - a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilitiesthis is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food.POSITION SUMMARY:The Electronics and Instrumentation Technician will safely and efficiently maintain, troubleshoot issues with and work to improve the electrical subsystems within the production facility.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:GENERALMust be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.Work in a fast-paced environment, responding appropriately to changing priorities.Respectfully interact with a diverse group of people.Adhere to safe work practices, complete monthly safety audits/observations, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.Effectively communicate the status of issues and projects with management, vendors, peers and production personnel.TECHNICALUse the appropriate tools (e.g. multimeter, software) to troubleshoot and diagnose the root cause of electrical issues in the facility.Work with internal and external resources to resolve issues as quickly and effectively as terpret electrical schematics and user manuals.Troubleshoot hardware issues with PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and touchscreens.Perform preventive maintenance in accordance with approved maintenance plans and work orders.Train others on technical content (especially as it relates to electrical subsystems).Continually seek out opportunities for process improvements.Assist and consult with management/engineering on projects as needed.Assist mechanics when necessary.Perform other duties as assigned.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:One year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.Three years strong industrial electrical background in a manufacturing environment (food processing plant preferred). Experience in mechanical systems, welding and pneumatics helpful.PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:Experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell automation preferred.Electrical Apprentice or Journeyman's license preferred (but not required).QualificationsSkillsBehaviorsMotivationsEducationExperienceLicenses & CertificationsEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)ELECT13557-1

Keywords: Michael Foods, Sioux City , Electronics and Instrumentation Technician / Maintenance, Other , Wakefield, Iowa

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