Electrical Instrumentation Technician at Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.

Posted in Retail 13 days ago.

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Location: Louisville, Kentucky

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Electrical Instrumentation TechnicianPosition Summary

Electrical Instrumentation Technician (Maintenance Electrician)

Due to our recent acquisition of some wonderful brands and facilities, we are hiring and expanding! We're agile. We're ambitious. We're collaborative. Together, we're shaping the future of the candy industry and sharing goodness in the process. Sound like the kind of career you could sink your teeth into? We'd love to have you on our team! You will be a vital part of a team providing quality products to millions of people daily.

The Electrical Instrumentation Technician performs maintenance activities associated with electrical/electronic systems including programmable logic controllers (PLC), distributed control systems, AC/DC drives, relay logic circuits and equipment software. This position provides electrical support to the Maintenance and Engineering teams.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs multiple electrical and mechanical systems plant wide.
  • Reads and interprets electrical wiring diagrams.
  • Modifies existing systems to enhance efficiency and reduce downtime.
  • Monitors control systems and equipment performance and conducts visual inspections of human-machine interfaces.
  • Performs corrective and preventive maintenance on assigned systems. Ensures proper operations of systems and minimizes downtime. Diagnoses system problems and takes corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Provides input to and utilizes Computer Maintenance Management System to maintain accurate equipment histories and capture work activities
  • Understand and be proficient in application of National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Works directly with in-house personnel or contracted services to ensure systems are maintained and projects are completed.
  • Organizes reference materials, computer systems, manuals and prints with Engineering Department and Maintenance.
  • Maintains safe working practices and conditions; participates in safety inspections and identifying and correcting hazards.
  • Maintains housekeeping and Good Manufacturing Practices in the bakery.
  • Operates industrial equipment (forklift, scissor lift, pallet jack) in order to safely and properly perform maintenance on machinery.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • Associates degree in Electronic/Electrical Technologies or equivalent experience or tTwo years of job related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Technical knowledge of plant control systems.
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal training in Allen Bradley PLCs and software (troubleshooting, programming, and interfacing)

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.