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Electronics and Instrumentation Technician

Administrative/Offce & Facilities Services

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Job Details

Description

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

General

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, responding appropriately to changing priorities.
  • Respectfully interact with a diverse group of people.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, complete monthly safety audits/observations, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to the management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Effectively communicate the status of issues and projects with the management, vendors, peers and production personnel.
  • Bob Evans Farms is an EEOC.

Technical

  • Use the appropriate tools (e.g. multimeter, software) to troubleshoot and diagnose the root cause of electrical issues in the facility.
  • Troubleshoot and test functionality of process instrumentation; flow meters, level transmitters, level switches…etc.
  • Work with internal and external resources to resolve issues as quickly and effectively as possible.
  • Interpret electrical schematics and user manuals.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues with PLCs (programmable logic controllers) and touchscreens.
  • Use basic network troubleshooting to diagnose control networking issues.
  • Perform preventive maintenance in accordance with approved maintenance plans and work orders.
  • Train others on technical content (especially as it relates to electrical subsystems).
  • Continually seek out opportunities for process improvements.
  • Assist and consult with the management/engineering on projects as needed.
  • Assist mechanics when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

2 year certification from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in Instrumentation Technology

EXPERIENCE:

Three years strong industrial electrical background in a manufacturing environment (Food Processing Plant preferred). Experience in mechanical systems, welding and pneumatics helpful.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as electrical schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations and procedure manuals in English.

Ability to write routine reports, procedural manuals and correspondence in English.

Ability to effectively present information in both one-on-one and group situations. Ability to respond to questions from internal/external customers/vendors at all levels including the management.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, fractions, ratios. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:

Electrical Apprentice or Journeyman’s license preferred (but not required).

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

  • Experience with Allen Bradley/Rockwell automation preferred.
  • Shift/weekend work may be required.

COGNITIVE DEMANDS:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Problem Solving

X

Making Decisions - task oriented

X

Making Decisions - strategic

X

Provide work direction to others

X

Supervising (direct reports)

X

Interpreting Data

X

Organizing

X

Planning

X

Communication (written or verbal)

X

WORKING CONDITIONS:All of these depend on production requirements.

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Indoor

X

Outdoor

X

High Temperatures

X

Cold Temperatures

X

Loud Noises

X

Fumes

X

Exposure to VDT screen

X

Dust

X

Elevated Work

X

EQUIPMENT USE AND FREQUENCY:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Forklift

X

Pallet Jack

X

Trash Compactor

X

Hand Tools

X

Power Tools

X

Cutting Tools

X

Welders

X

Ladders

X

Must be able to ascend and descend ladders and stairs.

Computer

X

Safety Harness & Lanyard

X

Physical Job Description Michael Foods Inc.

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Information

Electronics and Instrumentation Technician

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Bend / Stoop

X

Sit

X

Stand

X

Walk

X

Squat

X

Crawl

X

Climb Heights

X

Reach above shoulder level

X

Crouch

X

Kneel

X

Repetitive hand movements

X

Push / Pull

X

Employee’s job requires he/she carry:

Never

0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 34 Lbs.

X

35 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s job requires he/she lift:

Never

0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s Job Requires:

Comments

Being around moving machinery

Yes

No

Exposure to marked changes in temp. and humidity

Yes

No

Driving automotive equipment

Yes

No

Exposure to dust, fumes and gases

Yes

No

Qualifications


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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