PLC Controls Technician

PepsiCo

3.9

(195)

Albany, NY

Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee
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    Position summary

    kend and/or holiday work.

    PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Perform preventative maintenance on PLC systems

    • Program or perform repairs on PLC systems

    • Perform preventative maintenance or repairs on more advanced production equipment as neededPerform breakdown analysis

    • Oversee or perform general housekeeping

    • Upgrade production lines with new/upgraded equipment/technology

    • Direct activities of outside contractors working on assigned line

    • Change line for package changeovers

    • Enforce GMP, safety, and audit standards

    • Work independently under limited supervision (self-management)

    • Documentation of work schedule and work tasks completed

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 18 years or older

    • Pass technical assessment addressing job-critical maintenance knowledge areas

    • Experience with basic electrical systems (e.g., starters, fuses, contacts, relays).

    • Experience with electrical systems (installation, frequency drive, troubleshooting)

    • Experience with electronics (e.g., level probes, flow meters, drives/VFDs, etc.).

    • Experience with PLC (e.g., industrial maintenance, computer control systems, etc.).

    • Experience with product manuals (e.g., reading and applying knowledge to make repairs).

    • Experience with schematics (e.g., electrical blueprints with switches, starters, maps, relays).

    • Experience with troubleshooting (e.g., diagnostics, problem solving, etc.).

    HELPFUL EXPERIENCE:

    • Experience with mechanical systems (e.g., gear boxes, chains, sprockets, motors, seals, bearings).

    • Experience with compressors/ammonia systems (e.g., refrigeration systems).

    • Experience with conveyers and airveyors (air cylinders, diverters, sensors, motor/speed controls).

    • Experience with gearing and gear boxes (rebuilds, ordering parts, machining parts).

    • Experience with hydraulic systems (high pressure cylinders, pumps, valves, troubleshooting).

    • Experience with kinematics (e.g., line speed/sprocket size ratios, etc.).Review rating instructions.

    • Experience with packaging/high speed production (e.g., bottling, consumer products, etc.).

    • Experience with pneumatics (solenoids, cylinders, motor brakes, reading, troubleshooting).

    • Experience with pneumatics/air compression (e.g., valves, cylinders, etc.).

    • Experience with preventative maintenance (computerized preventative charts/data).

    • Experience with pumps (e.g., troubleshooting, replacing seals/motors, understanding specs).

    • Experience with SERVO (e.g., intelligent/robotic motors, in-coders, etc.).

    • Experience with troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns (pinpointing and fixing breakdowns).

    • Experience with reading mechanical drawings (e.g., hydraulics, pneumatics)

    • Experience working in team based environments (working together with others).

    Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901-4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.

    Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

    Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee