Electrical PLC Technician

Spectrum Brands Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 weeks ago

Division Information

Spectrum Brands Pet, Home & Garden, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading supplier of well-recognized consumer products globally for the pet supply markets, and nationally for the home, lawn and garden insect and weed control markets. The company delivers innovative products of outstanding quality for the pet owners of dogs, cats, birds, small animals, fish and reptiles. The company also delivers groundbreaking products of exceptional value and top-notch quality, so consumers benefit from insect and weed control solutions. The Home & Garden brands Spectracide, Garden Safe, Hot Shot, Cutter, Repel, Black Flag and Liquid Fence and the Pet Brands Tetra, Instant Ocean, Marineland, 8-in-1, Dingo, FURminator, Nature's Miracle, GloFish, DreamBone and SmartBones are well-recognized by consumers for delivering exceptional value and trusted results.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Responsible for performing root-cause analysis diagnoses, as well as repairing and implementing permanent solutions to equipment failures. They ensure that all work performed is in compliance with all local and national electrical codes. This individual will also be able to modify, troubleshoot, and design logic and programming of Allen Bradley / Rockwell PLC controllers. This position is also responsible for communicating any problems or concerns with the Maintenance Supervisor. They must also inform the Maintenance Supervisor when parts are needed and maintain an inventory of the instrument/electrical/electronic parts. This position is also responsible for assisting in reviewing all pertinent electrical programs and procedures.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot electrical equipment problems.

  • Ability to program Allen Bradley SLC 500, 5000, with Rockwell software.

  • Be able to install, set up, and troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives.

  • Be able to understand PLC Ladder Logic. Working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC required.

  • Perform root-cause analysis to diagnose, repair and implement permanent solutions to equipment failures.

  • Perform and direct set-up and adjustments of equipment to ensure conformance to specifications.

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement that reduces operating costs.

  • Cleans and lubricates machinery and equipment following preventive maintenance schedules.

  • Utilizes troubleshooting skills and techniques on packaging equipment to detect malfunctions.

  • Able to read electrical schematics, and ladder logic diagrams.

  • Discusses machine operation variations with supervisors to diagnose problems and repairs of machine.

  • Develop and implement continuous improvement changes.

  • Understand and demonstrate safe work practices at all times. Must stay focused on maintaining a safe work environment.

  • Demonstrate high levels of good housekeeping practices to promote a safe work environment.

  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Profile

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.
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Electrical PLC Technician

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