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E&I Tech - Electronics Systems Tech

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Wakefield
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Business Unit OverviewMichael 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.Location DescriptionWakefield is one of the largest production facilities within Michael Foods. We serve as a flex plant and are able to produce everything from a whole pasteurized egg to liquid, dried, hardboiled and curds. ResponsibilitiesWe offer a structured work environment without stifling creativity. Focused department assignments create teamwork and successful results. We build upon our successes with collaboration in the pursuit of continuous improvement. Achievements are celebrated and failures analyzed. We value your industry knowledge, work ethic, and dependability.JOB 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. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: General

  • Must 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 the 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 the management, vendors, peers and production personnel.Technical
    • Use the appropriate tools (e.g. multimeter, software) to troubleshoot and diagnose the root cause of electrical issues in the facility.
    • Troubleshoot and test functionality of process instrumentation; flow meters, level transmitters, level switchesetc.
    • Work with internal and external resources to resolve issues as quickly and effectively as possible.
    • Interpret electrical schematics and user manuals.
    • Troubleshoot hardware issues with PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and touchscreens.
    • Use basic network troubleshooting to diagnose control networking issues.
    • 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 the management/engineering on projects as needed.
    • Assist mechanics when necessary.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.#firstinpeople QualificationsEDUCATION: 2 year certification from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in Instrumentation Technology EXPERIENCE: Three years strong industrial electrical background in a manufacturing environment (Food Processing Plant preferred). Experience in mechanical systems, welding and pneumatics helpful. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as electrical schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports, procedural manuals and correspondence in English. Ability to effectively present information in both one-on-one and group situations. Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including the management. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: Electrical Apprentice or Journeyman's license preferred (but not required). OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell automation preferred.
      • Shift/weekend work may be required.Michael Foods provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The 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) RequiredPreferredJob Industries

Keywords: Michael Foods, Sioux City , E&I Tech - Electronics Systems Tech, Other , Wakefield, Iowa

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