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Job Title: Controls Technician
Company Name: Nestle
Location: Jonesboro, AR
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/28/2020
Expire Date: 03/09/2020
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Quality Control, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Controls Technician

Primary Responsibilities:


• Assists in the development, implementation, repair, and maintenance of the site wide instrumentation, control and electrical systems to attain “World Class” performance.


• Performs system start-ups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing.


• Reloads and reboots PLC to restore faulted equipment after power outages.


• Performs preventative maintenance and routine inspections


• Provides hardware and software application support assistance to maintenance, engineering, and operations.


• Sets up and configures replacement boards and assemblies to fit specific applications


• Specifies, organizes and maintains adequate spare parts and modules for control and instrumentation systems.


• Tunes automatic feedback on closed loops using PID Controllers


• Maintains ''to-do'' lists and system trouble reports and routinely report status


• Participate in the development of project scopes, design of systems, and functional specifications.


• Utilizes technical materials such as equipment manuals, MSDS, safety materials, system drawings, Process and Instrument Diagrams (PID's), schematics, and blue prints to troubleshoot and maintain systems.


• Participates in cross-functional process improvement teams to drive plant performance through improved processes and system performance.


• Participates in the creation and implementation of a training program for the Maintenance Technicians and operations employees around the operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of integrated controls and information systems.


• Maintains plant documentation in accordance with management of change procedures.

Qualifications & Requirements

Position Requirements:


• 4-year degree in an Electrical Engineer preferred.


• Or a proven record of accomplishment achieving positive results and increased engineering & maintenance leadership responsibilities with very strong process controls background required. Experience must include but is not limited to:


- Allen-Bradley Control Logix PLC's, SLC500 including large networks of ControlNet , EtherNetIP, and DeviceNet


- HMI's & SCADA: Panelview Plus, Wonderware


- Servo and Motion Contols – AB Kinetix


- Vision Applications: Cognex,


- Window Server 2016, Hyper-V, Thinmanager


- Instrumentation including temperature, pressure, flow, mass density



Education & Relevant Experience:


• Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret and troubleshoot electrical/electronic circuits.


• Demonstrated knowledge of Distributed Control Systems and Programmable Logic Control Systems


• Demonstrated ability to solve problems, troubleshoot complicated process control systems, apply root cause failure techniques, to anticipate changes, and react to avoid disruptions


• Demonstrated ability to utilize MS-Excel to analyze data and other computer applications such as MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, and e-mail


• Capable of interfacing with all levels of the workforce, laterally as well as vertically (exempt and non-exempt), operations, maintenance, planners, management, plant engineering, contractors, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner.


• Demonstrated ability to give clear, concise communications. Provide information, observations, and conclusions that are understood and can be acted upon.


• Demonstrated leadership skills, be self-motivated, and a self-starter with demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision

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Company Name: Nestle
Website:https://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/4/jobdetail.ftl?job=19001521&lang=en&src=JB-13200
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