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PLC Technician III

Company: Aspire Bakeries
Location: Ontario
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands likeLa Brea Bakery,Otis Spunkmeyer, andOakrun Farm Bakery. With 13 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers
expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.The PLC Technician will maintain all of the plant and production electrical and control systems. This includes electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical and network sub-systems. The PLC Technician will be responsible to train and to coordinate the efforts of Maintenance Technicians on all shifts and assist as necessary in troubleshooting and documentation of root cause failure analyses. Work by direction from the Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Planner and/or Maintenance Manager, ensuring that the maintenance and production schedules are adhered to. Responsibilities: Maintains troubleshoots, and repairs all manufacturing equipment such as wrappers, mixers, motors, conveyors, refrigeration systems. Knowledge of VFDs, PLCs, PLC programming on multiple platforms including RS Logix and Factory Talk View programming.
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breakers panels. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads. Monitors and ensures that the equipment is in excellent condition for operation. Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on the equipment. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Installs, modifies and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, SOVs, pressure regulators, and related equipment. Repairs and maintains physical structure of facility. Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots and PLCs. Maintain current documentation of all electrical and controls systems including device hardware and software.
Assist Mechanics in troubleshooting and repair of electrical or controls related failures. Train and coordinate activities of Mechanics on all shifts as necessary. Maintain production equipment while running on a product production schedule. Perform electrical and mechanical inspection safely while equipment is in production.
Primarily performs preventive, scheduled or corrective repairs on batching and continuous process control systems, their networks, AC/DC and servo drives, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical components.
Maintain plant secondary systems for the supply of steam, hot and chilled water, pneumatic air, electrical power, refrigeration, HVAC and emissions control (oxidation).
Maintain work records in accordance with work orders, backlog and job assignment system. May travel to various locations to purchase parts, attend training or for other duties. Any other duties as assigned.Qualifications: Must have HS diploma or GED.Associates degree or certificate in electrical, mechanical or industrial automation engineering or related degree(s) preferred. Minimum of 5 years
experience maintaining manufacturing systems and equipment in an automated plant.
Rockwell PLC and Drives certification is highly desirable. RS Logix and Factory Talk View programming Knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems is highly desirable. A background in full machine and electrical control system design, installation and commissioning.
Food plant experience preferred.
Must have strong mechanical background in a production setting troubleshooting and repairing gearboxes, conveyors, sprocket/chains, belts, clutches, and brakes.
Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical systems up to 480v 3 phase, read and interpret electrical drawings and P&IDs.
Knowledgeable in use of all power tools, hand tools, welders, lathes, drill presses, etc.
Must be able to work any shift including weekends and holidays. Hourly Rate: $42.00 - $45.00Shift: 1stAspire Bakeries LLC values the contribution each Team Member brings to our organization. The final determination of a successful candidate s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to location, shift, education, skill, and experience within the job or the industry. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed In this specific job description. Additional pay may be determined for those candidates that exceed these specified qualifications and requirements. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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