Instrumentation Controls Technician II - Moses Lake, WA

Employer: Basic American Foods

Job Description:
Instrumentation Controls Technician II - Moses Lake, WA
Who We Are:
What makes an amazing meal so great? The people who create them - those in kitchens and dining rooms everywhere who work hard to plan, prepare and cook every dish to perfection. They're heroes in our eyes, and it's our job to set them up for success. We are proud of our 85-year history, and we credit success to our startup mentality and strategic focus on providing tasty and innovative products to kitchens, cafeterias, and dining rooms throughout America. Our supportive and collaborative culture is driven by our mission - to make mealtime victories happen every single day.

Where We Are:
Moses Lake is a diverse community with a small town feel but is just a short distance from Seattle and Spokane. It stands in the epicenter of many rapidly growing industries, while also being known an oasis of outdoor recreation, with its large, natural freshwater lake and numerous parks and campgrounds.

What BAF is Like:
As a relatively flat organization, you have a voice from your first day, along with opportunities to explore, learn and develop new skills with challenging and rewarding work. We're focused on your success, both professionally and personally, and we are committed to helping you every step of the way. We are a family-owned, family-friendly company that empowers and supports our employees. We live out our company values and expect all team members to do the same.

What will you do?:
Our Instrumentation Controls Technician is responsible for installation, calibration, repair, preventive maintenance, reliability and optimization of 5 different brands of sorters throughout Basic American Foods and Basic American Ingredients. Responsible for purchasing, installation, calibration, repair, preventive maintenance of process instrumentation devices and associated controls. Other responsibilities include:

Train other technicians and maintenance personnel on instrumentation, calibration and field troubleshooting. Use in-depth knowledge from experience, training, and technical manuals to diagnose and train others on the repair instrumentation.
Inspect, test, service, configure, calibrate, and install indicating, recording, and automatic control instruments such as flow meters, pressure gauges, thermometers, regulators, systems, and similar components in the BAF manufacturing plants (southeastern Idaho or Moses Lake, WA).
Operate such electronic test equipment such as multi-meters, frequency generators, and counters, data recorders, digital logic probes and oscilloscopes.

Locate part sources, estimates costs and prepares requisitions for equipment. Work with maintenance on standardization of instrumentation and documentation.
Perform preventive maintenance and optimizes performance of electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical devices and instrumentation.

Utilize knowledge of PLCs, control loops, and pc interfaces in the performance of the above duties. Perform work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures.
Do You Have the Ingredients to Become a Basic American Foods Hero?

We're Looking for Someone With:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent specializing in electronics, instrumentation and control systems from two-year College or technical school
At least five years of related experience and/or additional training. Consideration may be given to equivalent proficiency gained through additional experience and practice in the field of electronics and instrumentation.
You'll Love Working Here if You:

Love what you do, and it shows. The employees who work here are passionate about what they do and proud of the impact we make in the world with our food.
Are knowledgeable and confident, but never boastful. While we are proud of our company, our team and the products we create, we are humble and down to earth at our core.
Are looking for a competitive salary and benefits. Including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement plans, paid vacation and sick time, life and disability insurance, and adoption assistance.
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At BAF, we are an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and strive to create a supportive and inclusive community of individuals committed to helping each other and our company thrive.

Contact Person: Corey Sams
Location: Moses Lake, Washington
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on April 12, 2019
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