PLC Technician

M Force

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Summary/Purpose

Provides engineering services to assigned project areas. Designs and tests systems, automation, and controls for various processes and activities. Works as part of the Engineering function and jointly with MFG, Maintenance, and equipment teams to develop solutions to critical problems both affecting plant performance and to secure future process integrity.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

Diagnose electrical and electronic circuits, controls, relay ladder logic, Boolean logic; troubleshoot and program PLC/CNC as either program development or current systems.
  • Work jointly with Engineering and Mechatronics functions as assigned on technology solutions involving automation, and process integrity of controls.
  • Validate, create, monitor, and support training systems designed to maintain/upgrade skill levels of operations and maintenance as it pertains to traceability and automation activities.
  • Coordinate effective utilization of resources and timeliness of repair; restore manufacturing process to full production capability
  • Provide hands on support for new programs, engineering related projects, machine tool build/development, upgrading of machines to advanced level of technology, etc.
  • Develops equipment and process quotations for new business opportunities, jointly with ME, and corporate engineering teams.
  • Manages new capital purchases and prepares detailed equipment specifications as needed. Makes reports as required for process development or troubleshooting.
  • Assume key role in safety awareness and accident prevention related to automation systems and machine design Work daily overtime and Saturdays and/or Sundays when directed by immediate supervisor or, as necessary, to complete essential job duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve departmental objectives provided.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.  May have some leader responsibilities.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience and proficiency with automation integration, up to and including FANUC robot programming and integration
  • 5 years experience and working with PLC logic controls (AB, Mitsubishi, Siemens, and/or ToyoPUC). Strong organizational skills, able to work under pressure, and multi-task.
  • Must enjoy challenges, and have ability to meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of applicable quality, health, safety, and environmental management systems.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED and 6 years manufacturing maintenance experience, or Associates Degree in technical field and 4 years manufacturing maintenance experience.
  • Experience to include PLC programming, PC networking (IoT, Static IP, and data management), and robotic systems.

Summary/Purpose

Provides engineering services to assigned project areas. Designs and tests systems, automation, and controls for various processes and activities. Works as part of the Engineering function and jointly with MFG, Maintenance, and equipment teams to develop solutions to critical problems both affecting plant performance and to secure future process integrity.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

Diagnose electrical and electronic circuits, controls, relay ladder logic, Boolean logic; troubleshoot and program PLC/CNC as either program development or current systems.
  • Work jointly with Engineering and Mechatronics functions as assigned on technology solutions involving automation, and process integrity of controls.
  • Validate, create, monitor, and support training systems designed to maintain/upgrade skill levels of operations and maintenance as it pertains to traceability and automation activities.
  • Coordinate effective utilization of resources and timeliness of repair; restore manufacturing process to full production capability
  • Provide hands on support for new programs, engineering related projects, machine tool build/development, upgrading of machines to advanced level of technology, etc.
  • Develops equipment and process quotations for new business opportunities, jointly with ME, and corporate engineering teams.
  • Manages new capital purchases and prepares detailed equipment specifications as needed. Makes reports as required for process development or troubleshooting.
  • Assume key role in safety awareness and accident prevention related to automation systems and machine design Work daily overtime and Saturdays and/or Sundays when directed by immediate supervisor or, as necessary, to complete essential job duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve departmental objectives provided.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.  May have some leader responsibilities.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience and proficiency with automation integration, up to and including FANUC robot programming and integration
  • 5 years experience and working with PLC logic controls (AB, Mitsubishi, Siemens, and/or ToyoPUC). Strong organizational skills, able to work under pressure, and multi-task.
  • Must enjoy challenges, and have ability to meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of applicable quality, health, safety, and environmental management systems.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED and 6 years manufacturing maintenance experience, or Associates Degree in technical field and 4 years manufacturing maintenance experience.
  • Experience to include PLC programming, PC networking (IoT, Static IP, and data management), and robotic systems.

M Force Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. In addition to federal law requirements, M Force Staffing complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. M Force Staffing is an E-Verify Employer

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