Title: Engineering Technician
Requisition #: rich-00001263
City, State: Brunswick, GA
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Shift: 1st Shift
What would I be responsible for?
Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.
We currently have a great opportunity as an Engineering Technician at our Brunswick, GA manufacturing plant. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.
The Engineering Technician provides technical expertise to the manufacturing facility for electrical/electronic controls set-up, operation, calibration, and troubleshooting for the facility's manufacturing equipment and facility/utility equipment.
Additionally, this position is responsible for meeting with and qualifying vendors and suppliers to scope equipment/components for existing and future production lines and for determining the specifications of relevant spare parts under the plant spare parts program.
Set up, ensure the efficient operation, and troubleshoot/repair the controls associated with the hardware and software for the facility's PLC, servo controller, operator interface, and VFD systems.
Maintain, troubleshoot, and calibrate various types of field instrumentation (i.e. pressure transmitters, RTD's, load cells, etc.) and their interface to the control system.
Provide electrical troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment that includes single phase AC circuits, three phase AC circuits, and DC circuits and share knowledge of applicable electrical concepts/principles to other Maintenance personnel.
Provide electrical troubleshooting and general electrical engineering support to Maintenance personnel for all facility/utility equipment (i.e. compressed air, steam, water, etc).
Perform process line improvement and other special projects as assigned by the Manager of Engineering Technology in a cost effective and timely manner.
Read and update electrical drawings, manuals/schematics, P&ID's, and instrumentation lists as required.
Provide operating instructions and/or training of production line manufacturing equipment to other facility associates.
Generate Preventative Maintenance procedures for production line manufacturing equipment and qualify results.
With consent of Maintenance Supervisor(s), direct Maintenance personnel in performing and completing maintenance/repair tasks on production line manufacturing equipment.
What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Candidates Must Possess A Minimum Of
Six (6) years of industrial maintenance experience or advanced education in electrical, mechanical, or electronics engineering.
Two (2) years of PLC ladder logic programming experience.
Able to work off-shifts when necessary.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to use independent reasoning and judgment.
Ability to communicate with all levels of plant personnel.
Self-motivated and decisive
Proficient with standard Microsoft Office software packages (Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.