Automation Controls Technician
Posted on 4/2/2024
Shearers Foods

1,001-5,000 employees

Manufactures sweet and salty snack foods sustainably
Company Overview
Shearer's Foods is a prominent snack manufacturer, recognized for its commitment to environmental sustainability, having received the food industry's highest award in this area. The company fosters a culture of mutual respect and community involvement, emphasizing the importance of teamwork and hard work. With its continuous growth and industry leadership, Shearer's offers ample opportunities for career advancement, making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about contributing to the creation of America's favorite snacks.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$53M

Founded

1974

Headquarters

Massillon, Ohio

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

34%
Locations
Massillon, OH, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Control Systems Engineering
Embedded Systems Engineering
Instrumentation and Measurement Engineering
Requirements
  • Full familiarity with computer programs such as Auto-Cad, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Strong Electrical troubleshooting and understanding
  • Full familiarity with Rockwell PLC software and can design, write and troubleshoot same.
  • Familiarity with high-speed manufacturing and packaging processes, operations and associated machinery.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical prints.
  • ABB & Fanuc Robot programming (and others)
  • Five years of industrial experience in maintenance or related field
Responsibilities
  • Execute tasks in a safe manner.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting functions by using the PLC and HMI code to diagnose issues that are causing downtime.
  • Ownership of regular program backups and ensure that all program changes adhere to Shearer’s safety and quality standards.
  • Perform all assigned maintenance tasks such as preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, and inspections.
  • Develop and train maintenance personnel on control systems and functions.
  • Provide recommendations for equipment upgrades to avoid obsolescence issues.
  • Continually improve knowledge base regarding advances in parts, equipment, and processes to keep abreast of changes and innovations in equipment selection.
  • Develop and execute PM’s on controls equipment and control cabinets.
  • Assist in the development of base line safe work performance expectations and work practices.
  • Ability to make changes to existing PLC and HMI programs to improve the process.
  • Perform the above duties in a food safe manner adhering to all GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices.