Job Summary

Intrumentation Controls Technician

  • Location:
    Johnstown, Ohio
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  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire


The position performs electrical functions on facility, production and manufacturing equipment and machinery and completes all work in accordance with SOPs and all state, local and National Electrical Codes.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Analyze equipment and machinery malfunctions and initiate corrective actions to return equipment and machinery to proper operating order.
Diagnose and correct complex electrical issues by using electronic devices and equipment.
Troubleshoots and repairs PLC applications.
Edits programs pertaining to PLCs.
Performs electrical wiring of industrial equipment and machinery.
Calculates proper sizing of wiring, breakers, transformers for facility equipment and machinery.
Orders parts needed to complete tasks.
Reads and understands electrical blueprints, ladder logic and manuals.
Perform additional duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

High school diploma/GED.
Four (4) years experience in a production environment (preferably FDA regulated) with PLC systems, conveyor and electrical control systems.
Formal electrical training obtained through trade schools, military training or apprenticeship programs or minimum of six (6) years of experience in a manufacturing environment required.
Understanding PLC operation and able to troubleshoot using a lap top is required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Strong problem solving, analytical methods and technical skills.
Good understanding of FDA Good Manufacturing Practices Regulations (GMP’s) and OSHA safety requirements.
Self-starter with strong work ethic.
Strong communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, team building and organizational skills.
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and manage time efficiently and effectively.
Ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, climb, and lift items up to 50 lbs. in performance of duties.

Ability to plan ahead to minimize potential issues as well as to meet company growth objectives.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be 18 years or older.
Able to work overtime & weekends as required.
Wear hairnet, safety glasses, long pants, steel toe shoes/boots and any other uniform standards.
Read, comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.
Sit, bend, stoop, climb, and stand for long periods of time in one place.
Lift items up to 50lbs

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