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Lead Electrician Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Lead Electrician

Sonoco Protective Solutions, Inc. - Grove City, OH

Posted: 12/1/2022 - Expires: 3/1/2023

Job ID: 250399609


Job Description

Position: Industrial/Manufacturing Electrician

Sonoco is seeking a high-caliber industrial/manufacturing electrician for our steel food & aerosol can manufacturing plant in Columbus, Ohio.

This position has a starting pay of $37.89 per hour (change to $39.78 starting 1/1/23), and our benefits begin day 1 of hire

Schedule: 4x4 schedule rotation, 12 hour shifts.

Shift: Day or Night shift available

Primary Purpose of Position:

Support electrical components of automated, high-speed, manufacturing equipment plant-wide.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Mentors department technicians to promote and maintain a culture of safety and respect.
Trains and develops department technicians' technical knowledge.
Troubleshoots, adjusts, and repairs all electrical equipment including: three phase motors, VFDs,and motor starters; PLCs and HMIs; and various proximity sensors and limit switches
Performs preventative maintenance on assigned electrical systems and equipment.
Identifies inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinates through supervisor to resolve.
May assist or lead in the design, experimentation, and/or installation of all new plant equipment or electrical production procedures.
Handles stress well and interacts with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Communicates effectively, writes effectively, reads, comprehends and follows complicated verbal and written instructions.
Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.

Required Qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience working in an industrial electrical, multicraft, or otherwise similar maintenance role.
Experience using PLCs to troubleshoot machine problems
Experience working with 3 phase motors, VFDs, and relays
A strong working knowledge of using a digital multi-meter and other instruments to troubleshoot circuits and components.
The ability to effectively read and interpret electrical schematics.
Must possess own tools

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience programing Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLCs
Experience programing Allen Bradley and/or Red Lion HMIs
Experience in working with Allen Bradley servos
An in depth knowledge of RSLinx and industrial communication protocols; primarily Ethernet IP, and to a lesser extent, Data Highway Plus (DH+), Device Net, Profibus, Profinet, and RS 232/485.
Associate degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technologies or otherwise similar degree/certification

At Sonoco, we offer a comprehensive, total rewards package including Competitive pay and Benefits package options:

Medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid vacation and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
401(k) retirement plan with company match
Variety of company paid and voluntary insurance plans including life, personal accident and disability insurance
Tuition reimbursement

Sonoco is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, protected disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.

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.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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