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Technician Control

Company: Boar's Head Brand
Location: Forrest City
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Hiring Company: Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc.Overview:Provide controls diagnostic training to plant controls technicians, electricians, and mechanics. Provide controls and electronic support at BHP manufacturing facilities to ensure efficient equipment operations and reduce equipment downtime. Provide equipment controls design review to ensure application in food processing environment.Job Description:Essential Duties and Responsibilities Perform training for component replacement and repairs with controls technicians and maintenance technicians as necessary Perform controls and electronic design reviews of new and existing assets. Evaluate controls and electronic component including obsolete recommendations. Full understanding of PLC (Allen Bradley: RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500. AutomationDirect) programming and troubleshooting. Understanding/experience with multi-axis robotics Create and troubleshoot analog I/O (A-D, 4-20 ma, 0-5v., etc.) Full understanding of HMI interface and programming (Allen Bradley: FactoryTalk View Studio, RSView, PanelBuilder) Full understanding of mechanically controlled devices (modulating air operated control valves, servo operated valves and devices, VFD controlled motors, related PID functions, etc.) Full understanding and ability to network control components via common communication protocols Strong understanding and diagnoses of mechanical machine operation to insure correct control diagnosis can be performed Conduct functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of critical equipment Diagnose, repair, and calibrate process instruments and control systems (electro-pneumatic and electro-hydraulic systems) Continually develop equipment and process expertise Maintain accurate records and train safe work practices Perform work as assigned by Sr. Controls EngineerEducation and Experience Bachelor's degree in mechatronics, controls or electrical engineering preferred 5-10 years experience in industrial controls Strong, committed, and unquestioned record of safe work practicesPreferred Hardware ExperiencePLC - Allen Bradley: CompactLogix, ControlLogix, MicroLogix. AutomationDirect HMI - Allen Bradley: Panelview, Panelview Plus. AutomationDirect: C-More HMIs Communications - Ethernet I/P, Modbus TCP/IP, Serial Variable Frequency Drives - Allen Bradley Powerflex Controls Components: PhotoEyes, E-Stops, Safety Circuits, AC Induction motors, etc.Additional Responsibilities Conduct equipment audits to ensure excellent maintenance Support Facilities Department goals Support QA, R&D, and Process Systems departments, as needed Work with OEM vendors to continually improve equipment and process operationsLanguage Skills Must have strong technical oral and written communication skills Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of personnelMathematical Skills Excellent math and mechanical aptitude requiredReasoning Ability Strong critical thinking skills requiredCertificates, Licenses, and RegistrationsMust be familiar with OSHA requirements (Arc Flash NFPA70E, Confined Space, LOTO, etc.)Physical Demands Must be physically able to access all areas of facility (perform audits and assist with issues in all facility areas)Work Environment Cold, damp environment maintained at 360 - 400 FDefining Performance ExpectationsPerformance Expectations (results I expect to have accomplished, defined in specific and measurable terms.
These results should be accomplished within the first year by having someone in this position):Assist with development of program/system to train facility technicians and develop expert diagnostic skills Accomplish consistent reduction in critical equipment downtime Ensure efficient equipment and process operation (maintenance perspective) with excellent equipment uptime Continually develop personal equipment and process expertise through technical courses and equipment specific trainingLocation:Forrest City, ARTime Type:Full timeDepartment:Facility Maintenance

Keywords: Boar's Head Brand, Memphis , Technician Control, Professions , Forrest City, Tennessee

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