Employer: The J.M. Smucker Co
TITLE: Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
REPORTS TO: Manager, Controls & Automation Engineer
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: Multiple
LOCATION: Longmont, Colorado
COMPENSATION BASE RATE: Technician 4 to Technician 6 ($33.31 - $39.98)
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES -
Responsible for the manufacture of consumer foods which comply with all food safety, quality, and regulatory requirements.
Understands and supports company and site safety policies and performs work related activities in a safe manner. Recognizes unsafe working conditions, coaches peers, and suggests new safety standards as appropriate.
Performs the necessary activities to operate, maintain, and clean production equipment.
Understands, follows, and improves documented operational, maintenance, and sanitation standards in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) work environment.
Performs equipment changeovers and sanitation activities.
Performs preventative maintenance activities, work orders, and lubrication in a timely manner to maximize performance of plant equipment. Improves and modifies preventative maintenance activities as appropriate.
Inspects, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical, instrumentation, controls, and automation equipment and software.
Proficiency in operation and troubleshooting of the following:
Studio5000 or Logix5000 platform hardware and software
Drives and Motion Control
FactoryTalk ME & SE
Ethernet/IP Control Network
Food Manufacturing and Utility Instrumentation
Maintains and properly operates electrical testing equipment.
Utilizes drawings, prints, and instruction manuals to determine proper steps to be taken for equipment preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.
Adheres to company drawing and documentation standards.
Coaches other team members on electrical, instrumentation, and controls skills, machine functionality, defect identification and resolution, and equipment repair.
Active participation in training and qualification programs for designated line/area; participates in assessments and ensures effective training and maintains consistent qualification standards.
Uses continuous improvement tools, including breakdown elimination to eliminate losses and drive issues to root cause. Documents, communicates, and implements corrective and preventative actions.
Serves as owner of one or more technical, safety, or quality systems. Responsible for building technician skills and providing ongoing coaching.
Creates documentation as needed (SOPs, Job Aids, PM Improvements, etc.).
Increases skills and knowledge by attending technical training sessions, participating in vendor visits and scheduled maintenance activities. Attains expertise in advances E&I technology (networks, servers, FactoryTalk, Motion Controls, etc.).
Attains and maintenance low voltage qualification within twelve months of start date.
Uses a computer to input and maintain accurate records and data. Can utilize email and online training resources.
Maintains accurate electronic database of repair and maintenance activities including parts usage and time tracking.
Facilitates effective shift passdowns with the prior/next shift to discuss safety, quality, and production issues.
Lead projects to improve safety, quality, or production results in a designated area.
Works as part of a team and assists fellow employees when needed.
Other duties as assigned.
SELECTION CRITERIA -
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Associates or technical degree or training preferred.
Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience with electrical systems, PLC, motor and motion controls, SCADA systems, device and information networks, sensors, instrumentation equipment for manufacturing is required.
Previous mechanical/maintenance experience preferred.
Previous food manufacturing experience preferred.
Willing to work 13 hour rotating shifts and overtime as needed.
Willing to work a flexible schedule as needed.
Willing to travel for training (2 trips, 8 days each), once travel is permitted.
Able to read, understand, and follow documents such as safety policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and general instructions.
Working knowledge of general electrical safety.
Working knowledge of electrical schematics, power distribution and controls, motor and motor controls, PLC logic controls, HMIs, and other industrial controls.
Able to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions.
Good communication skills, including the ability to give and receive feedback.
Able to provide leadership and prioritization in designated equipment area.
Able to set and meet goals.
Able to prioritize and manage workload in a changing environment.
Able to work both independently and on a team.
Works well with support personnel to maintain high standards for safety, quality, and reliability and drive improvements.
Able to make data driven decisions and engage others as appropriate.
Basic mathematical, statistical, and analytical skills.
Basic computer skills including email and Microsoft Office Suite.
Able to learn company specific computer systems, including maintenance enterprise system.
Able to perform the key responsibilities outlined above in accordance with safety standards and practices.
Physical requirements of the job include the ability to:
Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Stand, sit, walk, enter confined spaces, push, pull, kneel, squat, and climb
Perform repetitive actions, reach, and feel
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS (INTERNAL) MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE:
Current job attendance and performance at a satisfactory level. Must have a minimum of 1 year in the core (make/pack/ship) since last Operational Support role. Must apply through Workday and submit a current updated and relevant resume with your application. Your manager will be contacted to discuss relevant experience, skills, and performance. You must notify your manager regarding your application. Transfer dates will be determined on an individual basis based on factors such as the urgency to fill the position, status of the employee’s present position, and difficulty in filling the employee’s present skills. Roles will be posted for a 7-day period on the Company Bulletin Board and an All Plant email notification of a new posting. Employees will be given a 3-day time period to accept the role. Internal Announcements will be posted by Site HR.
Location: Longmont, CO / Denver, CO
Application Method: Online: https://smucker.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/US_External_Careers/job/Longmont-CO/Manufacturing-Technician--Electrical-and-Instrumentation-Emphasis-_106444?source=Indeed
Base Pay: DOQ