Job Details

Job Title: Electrician - Warden, WA

Posted on November 30, 2017

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
About Us:
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.

Let’s explore the possibilities together.

The Role:
Safety is an expectation of this position. This position is responsible to understand the plant electrical systems and equipment. The individual in this position must be capable of troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining and upgrading the system. The position also assists with new equipment and system installations. This position maintains the factory “Continual Process Improvement”.

Key Accountabilities:
•Ensures no injuries to self or others by following safe work practices and policies.
•Supports others, including contractors, to help ensure work is being completed according to project and plant specifications and standards.
•Maintains, repairs, and installs plant lighting, all plant instrumentation systems that includes but not limited to VFD’s, temperature and speed sensors and flow meters.
•Able to maintain plant PLC’s systems.
•Utilizes electrical/electronic prints and schematics, ladder logic, plant computer systems and the current National Electrical Code and test equipment to complete assigned tasks.
•Takes all electrical line calls on assigned shift, performs and completes all jobs as assigned.
•Maintains electrical schematics and prints, as well as, other electrical and control systems documentation, ensuring that they are kept up to date.
•Ensures preventative and predictive maintenance is being completed as assigned and actively involve in the continual improvement of the preventative/predictive maintenance program.
•Communicates with Team Leaders, Shift Managers, Supervisors and other employees regarding equipment and/or line conditions.
•Ensures attendance and participation in training activities appropriate to the position and to incorporate acquired skills and knowledge.
•Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and procedures.
•Responsible for installing, troubleshooting, repairing, operating, and maintaining to a high level of reliability all electrical, control, and power distribution systems.
•Interacts with multiple departments to troubleshoot issues and implement process improvements.
•Conducts self in a professional manner and ensures personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job function, while representing the Company.
•Ensures that additional accountabilities, as may be required by management, be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.

Skills & Experience:
•Must maintain current Lock-Out Tag-Out, Arc flash, Electrical Shock hazard.
•Must hold a certificate of completion from an approved 2-year trade school or equivalent experience in the electrical trade.
•Prefer 3-5 year experience in food manufacturing facility.
•Must have a thorough knowledge of electrical systems.
•Must know and have an understanding of 4160 VAC, 480 VAC, 277 VAC, 240 VAC, and 120 VAC, single phase and three phase electrical systems. In addition, AC and DC drives motors and circuits.
•Must have good understanding of Allen Bradley, Programmable Logic Controllers SLC and Controllogix, and Control Systems.
•Must know and understand plant motor control circuits.
•Must know and understand plant power distribution systems.
•Must possess basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
•Must know and understand the National Electrical Code.
•Must have the ability to use voltage testers, meggers, amp probes, oscilloscopes and other electrical test equipment.
•Must be able to read and understand electrical blueprints, schematics, and technical manuals.
•Must have the ability to move up and down stairs and ladders, work in confined areas, and work in cold, wet, hot, and slippery environments.

Contact Person:
Location: Warden, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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