Position: Industrial Controls Technician
Location: Beavercreek, OH
You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn't changed our tight-knit feel - we've simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - it truly is a special place.
While reporting to the Plant Engineer, the Industrial Controls Technician is responsible for achieving a high level of reliability for plant equipment through performing tasks required to maintain equipment and minimize downtime. This individual will use their training and knowledge to perform equipment/process/system maintenance, troubleshoot equipment, make repairs and identify opportunities for improvement.
Our Beavercreek plant has an outstanding safety record being injury-free for 17 years and running. With that said, safety is # 1 priority and the safety and health of employees take precedence over all duties of this job.
This is a skilled maintenance technician position; whose roles and responsibilities are as follows:
Must be able to work safely and follow all Sonoco safety rules and procedures.
Must be able to pass electrical skills and safety testing to become a qualified Category 2 worker
Must follow all Sonoco Electrical Safety Work Practices and assist in training maintenance personnel.
As the resident electronic and PLC resource, you will be responsible for:
Establishing and maintaining accurate, current and secure documentation of printed logic, electronic files and supporting software.
Maintenance, system set-up and selection of supporting hardware.
Application evaluation of electronic systems and software.
Facilitate electronic and PLC training within the department.
Seek out and identify obsolete, unsupported or otherwise deficient systems. Research and identify solutions then report, prepare scope of work and cost estimates to resolve.
Actively participate in process improvement, new installation and make ready related to electronic, PLC or mechanical projects.
Will work on electrical systems up to 480 Volts.
Will function as a maintenance technician as needed, responsible for PM duties, project work and scheduled or breakdown maintenance, when situation dictates.
Assist the Plant Engineer with the performance of annual thermography study and report.
Available as a resource to be called upon 24/7 for consultation. Subject to emergency call-in.
Vendor relations and communication.
Cost control and actively pursuing productivity opportunities.
Work with the site Maintenance Planner concerning inventory management of related electronic spares.
Maintaining electrical parts storage areas, housekeeping and organization.
This position is in our plant in beautiful Beavercreek, OH
You will need to be Sonoco mission driven
You will need 3-5 years' experience within an industrial setting where your focus was heavily with electrical and PLCs
You must have Strong electronic and PLC skills, proficient knowledge of AB applications.
Proficient understanding of applicable software, program language and printed logic.
Programming, capable of writing, re-writing and creating new operating programs.
Understanding of current applications and systems, mechanical and electrical.
Proficient computer skills, word processing and software understanding.
Strong general math skills.
Proficient use of applicable electronic measuring and diagnostic tools; multimeter, circuit locator, thermal imaging equipment.
Strong communication skills verbal, written and phone.
Organization and time management.
Read and interpret blueprints and diagrams.
Strong people skills and establishing/maintaining vendor relations.
Maintaining technical knowledge; course training and continued education required.
We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.
Apply today and help us get stronger!
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.