Job Summary

Automation Controls Technician

  • Location:
    Burlington, New Jersey
  • Salary:
    31 $ - 31.37 $ / Hour
  • Job reference:
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Our client located in Burlington NJ is looking for an Automation and Controls Technician with strong electrical skills and field experience to maintain and troubleshoot various automation and control systems associated with the manufacturing of conventional and ultra-pasteurized milk. The candidate must be a proven team player who has appropriate flexibility, sense of urgency, motivation, and versatility to make a substantial contribution to the group’s success.
The Automation and Controls Technician is responsible for installing and repairing electrical systems, apparatus and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.
• Troubleshoot / enhance PLC code and HMI screens created by others.
• Troubleshoot, calibrate, and replace process instrumentation (chart recorders, mass flow, mag flow, vortex flow, temperature, and pressure sensors).
• Troubleshoot / repair 0-10V & 4-20mA loop control circuits.
• Troubleshoot / repair 24V - 480V AC/DC motor and/or control circuits.
• Troubleshoot / repair motor starter and VFD controlled motors ranging from ½ HP to 500 HP.
• Troubleshoot / repair industrial communication networks including: Remote I/O, DeviceNet, and Ethernet I/P networks
• Apply engineering principals to analyze and solve difficult production and processing problems.
• Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
• Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
• Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
• Minimum of one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience with the following Rockwell Software products is highly desirable: RS Logix 5, RS Logix 500, RS Logix 5000, RS Linx Classic, RS Linx Enterprise, and Factory Talk View SE
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and the Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong knowledge of computer networks
• Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects
• Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
• Must be willing to work 1st shift Monday through Saturday to including overtime, weekends and holidays
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond to urgent repairs
• Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal)

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