LEAD ELECTRICAL CONTROLS TECHNICIAN

MAC Incorporated

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LEAD ELECTRICAL CONTROLS TECHNICIAN BETHEL, Pennsylvania
Job Ref:
37771

CONTROL SYSTEMS LEAD JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Control Systems Lead, you will lead service technicians on the team with maintaining, troubleshooting, and modifying Material Handling (MHE) controls systems equipment to ensure operational performance. You will support the Operations Maintenance team by designing solutions for difficult problems and managing projects.

You will have the opportunity work within a 24×7 warehouse/logistics environment. You will help train, and mentor service technicians and contract technicians.

 

Responsibilities

? Promote a safe working environment by following all safety procedures

? Troubleshoot and modify software programs for material handling control systems, including PLC/PC controllers, Allen Bradley Controllogix and Compactlogix PLC platform utilizing RSLogix 5000 software package. Including Industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus, AS-I, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.

? Act as first level escalation support for the control system technician teams. Appropriately escalate downtime situations to vendors or headquarters for support to restore equipment operation.

? Apply subject matter expertise in material handling and electronic control systems to maximize building utilization of systems

? Monitor MHE metrics and partner with Controls Technicians and Mechanics to resolve equipment electrical problems that create performance deficiencies. Perform controls systems assessments to maintain and improve equipment reliability

? Partner with Facility Operations leadership, equipment vendors and parts suppliers to plan and coordinate new technology installations. Acting as the technical consultant for capital projects inside the building

? Communicate technical issues and project timelines with building leadership, operations and the maintenance team. Explain production impacts and work closely with operations and engineering to ensure a thorough understanding of impact to systems

? Develop training plans for Control Systems Technicians

? Move up to 49lbs as well as stand and walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours, with or without reasonable accommodation

 

Basic Qualifications

? Associates degree with a focus in in Electronic Technology or equivalent experience

? 5+ years of experience with Motor Controls (motor starts, variable frequency drives, DC drives, and standard electrical components)

? 5+ years of experience with programming HMI components

? 5+ years of experience with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) programs

? 5+ year of experience with Robotics system components and controls

? 3+ years with SCADA systems and KPI’s

? Experiencing interpreting and modifying mechanical and electrical drawings

 

Preferred Qualifications

? Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

? 4+ years of experience in the Electrical fields, or in Control Systems development, troubleshooting and programming

? 4+ years of experience supporting advanced automation controls systems maintenance and development

? 3+ years of experience supporting a wide range of conveyors and sortation systems

? Leadership and project management experience

? Experience with ASRS systems and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

Physical Demands

? Repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking

? Lifting parts and tools weighing on average 20 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 80 pounds

? Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals) manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)

? Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces

Operation Support & Customer Service

? Promoting and conduct good housekeeping practices

? Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric

? Flexibility with work hours and days. (7 days a week operation, including holidays)

? Dedicated to supporting production by working in a safe, customer focused manner. Must be highly self[1]motivated

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