Leprino Foods Company Greeley , CO 80634
Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?
The Greeley Team is seeking a PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) Technician to help us achieve our goals.
We Ask Of You To:
Troubleshoot and repair control issues
Perform preventative maintenance to optimize equipment reliability
Follow-up on completed control work and assisting maintenance as needed.
Train end-users and maintenance personnel on new controls designs.
Assist in commissioning new controls.
Update drawings as required, forwarding all equipment information to the planner/scheduler.
Implement and maintain 5S standards.
Be responsible for the safe operation of the associated equipment and/or processes
Follow and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and safe work practices
Communicate effectively to team members, team leads, supervisors, and managers, as applicable
Perform job responsibilities with the mindset of the company core values of Quality, Service, Competitive Price, and Ethics
Work effectively with others
Complete work shift as scheduled
We Offer You In Return:
You Must Have (Minimum Qualifications):
Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
At least 2 years' experience in a similar controls technician role
Associates or a 2-year degree in a maintenance related field or 2 years' experience in industrial control system development and troubleshooting
Experience in schematic reading and PLC programming/troubleshooting
Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language.
Must be able to work night shifts, weekends, holidays, and required overtime to support a 24 hour/7-day operation.
Must be able to work 12.5 hour scheduled shifts.
Ability to repeatedly lift throughout the entire shift meeting minimal lift requirements.
Ability to access elevated work areas such as climbing ladders/stairs and work at extreme heights.
Ability to understand and apply standard operating procedures.
Ability to wear required personal protective equipment and comply with all applicable safety practices.
Ability to maintain a clean work area according to good manufacturing processes.
Ability to enter data into and pull data from computer systems, including proficient skills in email, internet, Microsoft Office and computerized maintenance management systems.
Good communication skills to communicate with co-workers and oncoming/outgoing shifts.
Ability to stand, kneel, sit, and walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to work in hot, humid, and cold areas and tight spaces.
Ability to use hand tools.
Working knowledge of various equipment and plant processes to understand, interpret and schedule work orders.
Knowledge of utility equipment and operations (boiler and refrigeration equipment).
Knowledge of government and industrial regulations (PSM, OSHA, and USDA).
Skills to perform basic and intermediate mathematical calculations.
We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):