Woodstream Electrical / Electronics Technician - 1st shift Lititz PA in Lititz, Pennsylvania
Woodstream has a rich history of over 150 years and we are an essential, life sustaining business. We provide pest & animal control products that destroy disease carrying insects & rodents. We provide a safe work environment including screening, social distancing and sanitation processes.
We have an immediate opportunity at our Lititz Manufacturing Facility located at 69 N. Locust Street, Lititz, PA 17543
Electrical/ Electronics Tech. (1st shift 7am-3pm)
Pay rates starting at $33.33/hr
Our Benefits Are Exceptional and Include:
+ + Bonus Programs
Access to free health clinic operated by Penn Medicine
Health, Dental & Vision Insurances day one of hire
401k with Company Match
Paid Basic Life & Disability Insurance
Accident, Critical Illness, & Hospital Insurance Options
ID Theft & Legal Assistance Plan Options
Paid Vacation and Holidays
On-site technical training center for our employees which promotes career advancement
SCOPE & BASIC FUNCTION :
This position requires a high skill level in many different technical areas, but focuses primarily constructing, maintaining, and tests electrical systems and components. on skillfully troubleshooting and repairing electrical/electronic failures of our manufacturing equipment. This person is regularly a part of manufacturing and facilities related teams, both as a participant and occasionally as a facilitator/leader. As such, the expectation is that an individual in this position will: recommend changes and improvements to new and existing manufacturing processes; take a leadership role in ensuring that a safe and compliant workplace environment is maintained; provide input to ensure that converged decisions/solutions will lead to optimized manufacturing processes; take ownership for maximizing uptime in Woodstream’s manufacturing processes. Success in this position will be dependent on the positive manner in which the job is performed, the positive manner in which communication is maintained with others in the organization, and the achievement of individual and shared goals.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Regular attendance and punctuality required
Diagnoses and implements permanent corrective actions to electrical failures of equipment a facilities.
Ensures that all production and facility related equipment is maintained in a state of electrical readiness to respond to customer demand based scheduling requirements.
Is knowledgeable of all equipment and test equipment used to repair electrical and electronic systems.
Investigates faulty electrical operation and makes the necessary repairs in a timely manner.
Troubleshoots production equipment and/or facilities electrical malfunctions in an accurate and timely manner. Restores such equipment to a state of readiness as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
Disassembles, diagnoses and determines the source and/or the extent of electrical trouble.
Performs a variety of tests on electronic components to determine functioning level and capacity.
Repairs or replaces defective parts, components and/or wiring.
Reassembles, tests and calibrates.
Installs properly sized electrical services for new and relocated manufacturing equipment in a safe and compliant manner.
Plans, lays out, constructs, modifies, repairs, and installs new or existing electrical or electronic components, instruments, or equipment.
Maintains a reasonable inventory of commonly required, relatively low cost, electrical parts to facilitate common electrical repairs.
Maintains neat and orderly work areas, wherever duties are performed.
Maintains a current working knowledge of Electrical Codes and Regulations, as they apply to Woodstream’s facility and manufacturing equipment.
Performs all tasks required to maintain the electrical needs of the Woodstream facility. This includes everything from changing light bulbs and repairing wiring circuits, to sizing and diagnosing electrical service feeds, to designing and installing machine control logic and working with PLC programs.
Builds simple systems from instructions and directions; makes modifications and recommendations to systems.
Assists others in determining more general technical needs and upgrades for all new and existing plant equipment.
Skilled in interpreting electrical schematics and translating that knowledge into physical circuitry.
Works in a safe manner and insures the safety of others by sharing safety knowledge and practices.
Experienced in application of PLC’s to control machine operations, and PLC ladder logic programming.
Experienced in Windows based PC application programs, including e-mail (MS Outlook), word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), etc.
Performs other duties as assigned
HSD / GED required.
Additional training/education, up to and including a 2 year associates degree in a technical discipline is desirable.
A thorough understanding of basic math skills is required.
Proficiency/expertise with electrical/electronic measurement tools, is required.
Familiarity with basic machine tools is desirable.
The ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering drawings, is essential.
Previous industrial electrical/electronic experience in a manufacturing environment is highly desirable.
Experience designing and building electrical circuits and controls.
Self-motivated. Able to work effectively with little direct supervision.
Ability to keep several projects moving forward at the same time.
Ability to work with and receive direction from several different sources.
Demonstrated effective problem solving skills.
Ability to provide effective input to annual productivity initiatives, throughout the plant.
Initiative to proactively pursue changes in the workplace that provide a competitive advantage.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a union based work environment.
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