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PLC Electrician Job in Iberia, Ohio US

PLC Electrician

Glen-Gery Corporation - Iberia, OH

Posted: 7/17/2020 - Expires: 8/16/2020

Job ID: 218984017

Job Description

Job Details PLC TECH


Glen-Gery, a part of Brickworks Limited, is a leading brick manufacturer that is currently looking for a knowledgeable and experienced PLC Electrician. This person will be responsible for overseeing the plant kilns and firing process which includes maintenance of the PLC systems. This person will also be providing necessary information to both corporate and plant management in an effort to maintain and improve the quality and cost levels of the product and process.


COORDINATES WITH: Plant Supervisors, hourly production employees, plant office staff, outside vendors

Provides management at both corporate and plant level with necessary information and assistance needed in order to improve and maintain the quality and cost levels of the product and manufacturing process. This position requires a working knowledge of production facilities and processes to ensure that decisions and recommendations are made objectively.



  • Oversee the plant wide PLC system maintenance and upgrades
  • Help set up networking of PLC's and ancillary equipment (e.g VFD's and Belt Scales) 
  • Perform in-plant evaluations to determine problem areas and analyze potential resolutions/improvements
  • Communicate with manufacturers on the design and costing of new or replacement equipment
  • Monitor and progress particular projects from design stage to commissioning
  • Assist at plant level in carrying out trials for product and/or process development



  • Advanced computer skills including PLC and ladder logic and SCADA systems
  • Working knowledge of kiln and dryer design and operation
  • Knowledge of current developments in process design and control
  • Possess project management skills
  • Self-motivated with good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work with people
  • Ability to occasionally travel and alter work schedules
  • Ability to perform physical labor



  • Degree in one of the following or related fields: Manufacturing Technology/Process Engineering, Electrical Technology or Ceramic Engineering
  • Requires 3 to 5 years of production related experience with PLC's and automation
  • Experience in forms of firing and drying processes is a plus


This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and as such, the employee will also be required to perform other reasonably related business duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or other management personnel as required.  Examples are:

  • Overnight travel to special meetings/seminars e.g. continuous improvement, safety & health, systems and procedures orientation, sales/production meetings, etc.
  • Participation in special task oriented work groups


Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$50,000.00 - $65,000.00 /year
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 4