Sr. Automation Technician

Εταιρεία: Affinity Executive Search
Είδος εργασίας: Πλήρης απασχόλησης

Sr. Manufacturing Technicians with automated food manufacturing experience needed in the Denver, CO area.
_ FORTUNE 500 FOOD MANUFACTURER WITH GREAT COMPANY CULTURE, OT COMPENSATION, EXCELLENT BENEFITS, A NEW FACILITY THAT WILL EXPAND AGAIN SOON, NO TRAVEL!_
RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Responsible for the manufacture of consumer foods that comply with all food safety, quality, and regulatory requirements
* Performs the necessary activities to operate, maintain, and clean production equipment
* Understands, follows and improves documented operational, maintenance, and sanitation standards in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) work environment
* Inspects, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical, instrumentation, controls, and automation equipment and software.
* Utilizes drawings, prints, and instruction manuals to determine proper steps to be taken for equipment preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs
* Coaches other team members on electrical, instrumentation, and controls skills, machine functionality, defect identification and resolution, and equipment repair.
* Active participation in training and qualification programs for designated line/area; participates in assessments and ensures effective training and maintains consistent qualification standards.
* Uses continuous improvement tools, including breakdown elimination to eliminate losses and drive issues to root cause. Documents, communicates, and implements corrective and preventative actions.
* Serves as an owner of one or more technical, safety, or quality systems. Responsible for building technician skills and providing ongoing coaching.
* Creates documentation as needed (SOPs, Job Aids, PM Improvements, etc.).
REQUIREMENTS:
* Associates or technical degree or training preferred and High School Diploma or equivalent is required
* MINIMUM 5 YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE WITH ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, PLC, MOTOR AND MOTION CONTROLS, SCADA SYSTEMS, DEVICE AND INFORMATION NETWORKS, SENSORS, INSTRUMENTATION EQUIPMENT FOR MANUFACTURING IS REQUIRED
* Previous mechanical/maintenance experience preferred
* Previous food manufacturing experience preferred
* Proficiency in operation and troubleshooting of the following:
* Power Distribution
* Allen-Bradley Studio5000 or Logix5000 platform hardware and software
* Drives and Motion Control
* FactoryTalk ME & SE
* Ethernet/IP Control Network
* Food Manufacturing and Utility Instrumentation
Other:
* Willing to work rotating shifts on a 2-2-3 schedule and overtime as needed (OT is 1.5x pay)
* Able to read, understand, and follow documents such as safety policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and general instructions.
* Working knowledge of general electrical safety.
* Working knowledge of electrical schematics, power distribution and controls, motor and motor controls, PLC logic controls, HMIs, and other industrial controls.
* Good communication skills, including the ability to give and receive feedback.
* Able to provide leadership and prioritization in the designated equipment areas.
* Able to work both independently and on a team.
* Able to make data-driven decisions and engage others as appropriate.
* Basic computer skills including email and Microsoft Office Suite.
* Physical requirements of the job include the ability to:
* Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
* Stand, sit, walk, enter confined spaces, push, pull, kneel, squat, and climb
* Perform repetitive actions, reach, and feel
* Employee is required to have a minimum of 20/40 vision in each eye with or without corrective lenses. The applicant must pass a standard eye exam