KOCH: Process Control Technician - Tacoma, WA

Employer: Koch

Job Description:
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose, and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America. Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible and economically sound. Georgia-Pacific is an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries, Inc., a private company headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

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 year's 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
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

Contact Person:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://jobs.kochcareers.com/jobs/11854391-process-control-technician?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic
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Posted on March 09, 2023

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