Ajinomoto Windsor

Electrician

Job Locations US-MO-Joplin
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2018 10:40 PM)
Job ID
2018-1153
# of Openings
1
Job Field
Maintenance and Engineering
Targeted Job Start Date
2/19/2018
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
First Shift

Overview

This position is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting the electrical, PLC and computer functions on industrial equipment in a food manufacturing plant. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation.

Responsibilities

  • Plans, layout, install and repair a wide variety of complex electrical equipment including automatic machine and process controls, motor control centers and panels, relays, circuit breakers, and electronic controls.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls and power supplies.
  • Performs work to National Electric Code (NEC)
  • Installs, startups and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components and assist other maintenance staff with technical troubleshooting.
  • Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment
  • Keeps immediate supervisor up to date on all on-going projects, with regards to project status, completion time projections, and any problems that may have arisen during the course of the project.
  • Maintains a neat and clean work area, follows established tool and instrument control procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or other technical degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.
  • Functional knowledge of standard manufacturing practices including, but not limited to: general safety, lock-out tag-out, HAZMAT, forklift safety, and electrostatic discharge awareness,
  • Ability to read, follow and revise electrical prints and PLC ladder logic.
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Proficient use of various meters, testing devices and testing programs, including but not limited to multimeters, strip chart recorders, and laptop/PC programs.
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

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