WELCH'S: Instrumentation & Controls Technician $38/hr + $2500 Signing Bonus - Grandview, WA

Employer: Welch's

Job Description:
Instrumentation Controls Technician- $38/hr + $2500 Sign-On Bonus


We're not just about grapes. Our bold ambition is to be the leading company of convenient, good for you, fruit-based food and beverage globally. To make this happen, we need talented, agile and innovative people who want to help us grow something special together.

Our culture is authentic, and we are building an inclusive environment where you belong and can be the best version of yourself. If you're passionate about achieving goals, trying new things and making an impact every day, we want to hear from you!

Benefits of Working at Welch's:

Health and Welfare benefits include:

Compensation range: $38.00 hr. based on contract brackets
Premium pay for off shifts (swing, grave)
Affordable and competitive Healthcare including;
Medical, Dental, & Vision
Health & Wellness Incentives
Paid vacation, sick and holidays
Pension contribution
Safe and clean working environment
Employee Assistance Program

Position Summary:

We are looking for an Instrumentation Controls Technician to join our Maintenance department at our Welch's Grandview, WA Plant. The Controls Technician will perform instrumentation & controls maintenance for all plant production and processing equipment. You will contribute to the total efficiency and productivity of our facility.

Job Responsibilities:

Installation, testing, repair and maintenance of electrical, instrumentation and control equipment in a food processing plant
Perform PLC programming and troubleshooting of equipment
Support projects and other duties as assigned in support of plant maintenance and productivity
Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned, to include but not limited to trouble-shooting, maintenance, and repair as needed on food processing and non-electrical equipment


Read and interpret electrical wiring diagrams (both construction and schematic)
Install conduit, wiring, control panels, control wiring and control centers
Install, repair, and service automatic control devices such as sensors, photo-electric equipment, proximity switches, etc
Effectively troubleshoot and repair complex circuitry
Perform all phases of preventative maintenance on electrical equipment and controls


Read and interpret electronic schematics
Troubleshoot and repair electronic circuitry
Install, troubleshoot and repair electronic equipment such as ground fault systems and recorders/controllers
Program, troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logic Controllers; Understand PLC ladder logic

Who Are You:

Safety focused with a proven ability to safely work on and around complex, highly automated machinery
A collaborative team player with strong verbal and written communication skills
Skilled in troubleshooting Electrical, PLC, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Motors, Motion Control, and mechanical systems
Experience in food manufacturing desired
Proactive and able to work independently
Able to work all shifts in a 24x 7 operation

What You'll Need:

High School diploma or GED equivalent required
3+ years of experience required in a manufacturing facility as a repair and maintenance technician/mechanic. Food, beverage and/or CPG manufacturing is a plus
Trade school may be substituted for work experience on a year-to-year basis up to a maximum of 2 years
Formalized training or education in electrical and or instrumentation and process control is required
Applicant must pass our standard testing in maintenance and electrical
Welch's is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran

Contact Person: Alfred Youngblood
Phone: 9783713644
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $38/hr

Posted on September 11, 2023

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