E&I Tech - Electronics Systems Tech
Company: Michael Foods
Posted on: September 12, 2023
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
- Work in a fast-paced environment, responding appropriately to
- 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
- 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
- Perform preventive maintenance in accordance with approved
maintenance plans and work orders.
- Train others on technical content (especially as it relates to
- Continually seek out opportunities for process
- Assist and consult with the management/engineering on projects
- 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
- 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
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