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Hill's Pet Nutrition Controls Technician in EMPORIA, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11739826

A Controls Technician serves as the primary support for the development, implementation, and installation of new controls systems, maintaining plant PLC systems, troubleshooting technical issues, repair or replace electronic devices, and trend system operations. This position will also have primary responsibility as a technical resource to troubleshoot issues for operations, maintenance and engineering teams and will conduct training for controls and electrical related systems. In addition, this position must be able to troubleshoot and repair operating controls systems during production and breakdowns as well as provide off-shift support to operations and maintenance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

+ Function as a technical resource to troubleshoot issues for operations, maintenance and engineering.

+ Assist in the installation, start up, and troubleshooting of control systems.

+ Maintain, develop, and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) including Allen Bradley ControlLogix, SLC500, and CompactLogix.

+ Maintain, develop, and troubleshoot Operator Interfaces utilizing Wonderware and Rockwell Panel Builder.

+ Analyze electrical schematics to repair or replace electronic devices and systems.

+ Assist in regular troubleshooting and calibration of instrumentation including flow meters, temperature transmitters, level transmitters, and load cells.

+ Conduct training for controls and electrical related systems for maintenance and operations personnel.

+ Trend system operation and ensure equipment is running at design capability.

+ Develop and implement machine upgrades and improvements working with both internal and external resources (vendors, contractors, corporate).

+ Maintain hardware including valves, variable frequency drives, motors, solenoids, photoelectric, and proximity sensors.