GEORGIA PACIFIC, GYPSUM: Process Control Technician - Tacoma, WA

Employer: Georgia Pacific - Gypsum

Job Description:
We are currently seeking an experienced Process Control Technician for our manufacturing facility in Tacoma, WA. This is a highly skilled position requiring a thorough understanding of safe work practices, troubleshooting, and maintaining manufacturing equipment /processes. This position creates value by ensuring the reliability of the equipment to help meet and exceed the facility's goals for quality and production by, troubleshooting, and diagnosing electrical and/or control problems on all manufacturing equipment in accordance with plant policies and procedures.

What You Will Do In Your Role
-Maintain Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen Bradley and CTI PLC’s)
-Manage PLC platform and associated infrastructure to ensure continued reliability
-Revising graphical displays, building/modifying alarms, building/modifying control loops and updating setpoints
-Setup, calibrate, and diagnose instrumentation devices using specialized test equipment and software
-Responds to trouble calls and emergencies, both during and outside normal work hours
-Repair, maintain and troubleshoot electrical automation systems and equipment, drive systems, Fanuc robotic systems, microprocessor-based (PLC) systems, burner management systems, and electronic control systems and devices
-Ensure proper operation of all control system components including electronic equipment
-Provide additional technical support as needed for equipment such as motors and instrumentation such as level, pressure, temperature, and flow devices
-Assist with design, implementation and management of improvement projects related to PLC and new automated equipment.
-Work with Supervisors, Maintenance, Engineering, and Operations to plan, procure and document maintenance activities.

The Experience You Will Bring
-Minimum of 3 years experience as a Process Control Technician or Industrial Automation experience
-Experience with programming, troubleshooting, and repairs of PLCs & HMIs
-Experience with electrical troubleshooting and repair for manufacturing equipment (motors, AC/DC Electricity, robotics, and tools).
-Strong understanding of and ability to utilize VFDs and Servo Drives
-Ability to read and interpret technical reports, electrical drawings, and schematics
-Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

What Will Put You Ahead
-Associates Degree or technical certification in Industrial Instrumentation, Electrical, or Automation technology with 3+ years of related work experience
-Experience with safety processors and instrumentations.
-Experience with Control Technologies Inc. (CTI) PLCs and hardware.
-Working knowledge of Burner Management Systems and troubleshooting

Contact Person: April Johnson
Phone: 316-828-0588
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Application Method: Email or apply online
Base Pay: $96,000

Posted on March 08, 2023

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