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Industrial Controls Technician

  • full-time
  • Maintenance and Engineering

Canada’s leader in the production of cookies, Leclerc also manufactures sugar wafers, snack bars, breakfast cereals, crackers, and chocolates. The thriving family company currently sells its products in more than twenty countries all over the world.

Leclerc is, and has always been, on the leading edge of technology and constantly works to ensure the complete satisfaction of its customers. Together with over 900 employees, the company builds on production processes and rigorous distribution networks in order to offer the highest quality products. For more than 110 years, Leclerc has successfully balanced innovation, freshness, and good taste, pleasing customers of all ages.

Industrial Controls TechnicianPosition Summary

This position is based out of Leclerc Foods Tennessee.  The controls technician is responsible for the maintenance, repair, operations, and functionality of electronic, mechanical, robotic equipment in a particular facility. She/he is often required to calibrate, troubleshoot, test and install equipment, and is sometimes responsible for training others how to use equipment properly. She/he must have a thorough understanding of electronic circuits and other high-tech equipment.Responsibilities

  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.
  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
  • Calibrate testing instruments and installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.
  • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
  • Develop or modify industrial electronic devices, circuits, or equipment, according to available specifications
  • Operate equipment to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions.
  • Enter information into computer to copy program or to draw, modify, or store schematics, applying knowledge of software package used.
  • Determine feasibility of using standardized equipment or develop specifications for equipment required to perform additional functions.
  • Update existing electrical schematics to correct typos and reflect existing electrical panel content and\or updates.
  • Proactively identify sub-standard work or craftsmanship and work with Plant Engineer to correct it.
  • Assist plant engineer\maintenance with properly specifying and selecting electrical components within the plant.
  • Assist plant engineer by maintaining a current archive of all control\HMI programs (and associated passwords) used within the plant.
  • A company goal is to use video calls/POKA to foster internal training and minimize travel expenses\time.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field or equivalent combination of education/experience considered;
  • Have a 3-5 years’ progressive technical experience in an industrial manufacturing environment, preferable in food manufacturing.
  • Practical Experience and working knowledge of RS Logix 5000/500, Factory Talk View Studio, and Panel Builder 32
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.                                                                        
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holiday
  • Availability and willingness to periodically work weekends or work additional hours with plant engineer\coworkers is necessary to work around the production schedule and gain access to equipment\project work.
  • Availability and willingness to periodically travel to other Leclerc locations for technical troubleshooting\training is required.

KINGSPORT

Our Kingsport site has two ultra‑modern plants that primarily produce crackers and granola bars. Just like the city itself, our Kingsport plant is full of friendly, welcoming people who make you feel right at home. On a personal and professional level, everyone agrees that it’s a good place to work.

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