Controls Technician

Printpack Grand Prairie , TX 75050

Posted 2 weeks ago

Printpack is seeking a qualified Controls Technician to provide expertise and effective support in keeping the equipment/plant at optimum operating condition. This position will provide electronic/electrical/automation support to the plant and maintain plant equipment and machinery. This position is located in the Grand Prairie, TX Converting plant. This plant is a climate-controlled facility. The candidate must be a team player and be willing to share knowledge. The candidate will be required to work with all team members undertaking any and all roles from leading a task to cleaning up after a task. A successful team member will have extremely good work ethic and great punctuality and attendance record.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3 5 years industrial controls experience

  • Must be able to work any shift

  • Ability to troubleshoot and modify Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs

  • Ability to troubleshoot, replace, and modify HMIs and VFDs

  • A working knowledge of communication networks (Ethernet, Profinet, Profibus)

  • Ability to read mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings

  • Basic knowledge and understanding in process control systems such as: temperature control, pressure control, flow control and PID control loops

  • Proficient in Microsoft based computer systems

  • Proficient in computerized maintenance software

  • Physical ability to climb and work at elevations

Preferred Experience:

Ideal candidate will have a nice blend of mechanical and electrical experience with a strong focus on the electrical side

  • Single phase / 3 phase motors

  • Prior Kuka robot experience or other robotics experience

  • Experience working in a food manufacturing environment

  • Experience working on printing press, laminators, or slitters

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install, repair, upgrade and maintain electrical/electronic equipment used in the manufacturing process

  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical systems including PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, motors, relays, circuit breakers, process controls, and industrial communication networks

  • Communicate actions taken to repair the machine to Operator and/or Manager.

  • Communicate effectively with team members, corporate engineering, vendors, and internal customers

  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant and process safety rules, safe operating methods, and good housekeeping standards

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