Controls Technical Specialist
Resting at 7,000 feet and surrounded by the San Francisco Peaks, the scenic city of Flagstaff remains an important distribution site for large manufacturers, like Nestl Purina. Just a stone's throw from downtown, where the city's culture comes to life, our Nestl Purina Family in Flagstaff experiences the best of both worlds: the city and the mountains. Annually, we mass manufacture 270,000 tons of dry pet food from our Dog Chow, Beneful, Nestl Purina ONE, Alpo and Pro Plan brands and we're doing it all underneath 70,000 square feet of solar panels to draw nearly 12 million kilowatt hours of clean emission-free solar electricity.
At Nestl Purina PetCare, we're a "safety first" culture, driven by a zero accident, zero defect, zero waste mentality. The Controls Technical Specialist is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining and enhancing the accuracy, reliability and system control's data credibility of PLC and PC based automation systems.
In this role, you will oversee PLC upgrades and wiring modifications on production equipment. In addition, the Controls Technical Specialist will work directly with our maintenance team to troubleshoot and support production line modifications.
Configure, program and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)
Perform Preventive Maintenance for controls and organize electrical/control parts inventory.
Provide programming and electrical support on plant capital projects
Implement control systems software upgrade
Provides instrumentation, PLC and Human Machine Interface and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (HMI/SCADA) software and hardware support to plant maintenance staff
Perform all other duties as assigned
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Associates of Applied Science in a technical discipline
1+ years of applicable experience in PLC software and hardware troubleshooting and/or PC-based HMI-systems
To our veterans and separated service membersyou're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our missionyou'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.
Job: Controls Technical Specialist
Primary Location: Flagstaff, AZ US
Career Area: Professional
Nestle Purina PetCare Company