Background & Purpose of the Job The automation/electrical technician (Technical Operator Level 6) is responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining all aspects of the plant electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery. In this role, you may be responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC-based hardware and software. You will work directly with the technology experts and team leaders to ensure our programmable machines are functioning correctly. This position ensures critical support for all production line related concerns while supporting continuous improvement projects and structured kaizen activities. You will ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed. This position has an expectation to assist with mechanical repairs that may be discovered during the troubleshooting process.
Who You Are & What You'll Do The automation technician works directly with the line technician and engineering teams to ensure our machines are operating as intended. Working with the Controls Engineer and technology expert, you will design and implement customized solutions that allow for our operational equipment to perform efficiently while protecting the safety of our employees. You will support and troubleshoot systems which include pneumatic, servos, variable frequency drives, proximity switches, relays, HMI touchscreens, and more. * You're a strategy guru: You will work to understand which projects to prioritize based on the most critical impact to the business. You will partner with operations, maintenance, and engineering to deliver technical projects. * You're a teacher: You will assist in training line technicians with the repairs you have implemented so that these issues may be identified and corrected in the future. You will provide both training schematics and hands-on training to ensure our technicians can operate your improvements in a safe, sustainable manner. * You're a paradox navigator: You will undoubtedly face unexpected challenges, competing demands, and daunting time lines. Understanding how to influence and work through others will be critical for your success. You will new problems and learn new skills daily.
What You'll Need To Succeed Technical Degree in Electrical Systems Technology, Automation Technology, Industrial Maintenance, or a similarly related field, with a minimum of two years in a controls technician or automation technician role. Understanding and practical application of industrial electronics, AC theory, and Arc Flash prevention. An understanding of Allen Bradley ControlLogix, Programmable Controllers, and other Rockwell Automation hardware and software is preferred. What We Can Offer You Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability
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