Kerry Industrial Controls Technician in Seattle, Washington
We all want a career we can feel good about. Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
Leading to better.
Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!
Leading to better, together.
Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:
Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
Empowering our people
Promoting diverse thinking
Investing in innovation
Acting on sustainability
Embracing our differences
Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Description and Responsibilities
Engineer, troubleshoot, repair, or install electrical projects to support plant operations
Design, troubleshoot, create process programs to support the automation of the facility
Create/update plant drawings through AutoCAD, Visio and Smart Draw to support facility design
Working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers, AC/DC motors and controls.
Ability to write PLC programs from conceptual design through operation
Completing assigned responsibilities through a work order maintenance program
Contribute to team projects and committees including safety, capital, quality and continuous improvement
Set up and change over equipment to achieve maximum efficiency during production
Perform routine and non-routine preventive maintenance as needed or identified
Converse with equipment operators to identify current or potential equipment maintenance requirements
Support production, quality, warehouse, sanitation, and administrative staff with projects
Record, document, and complete all supporting maintenance documents per requirements
Install, set up and support capital and continuous improvement projects as identified
General knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, compressor, and vacuum systems.
Adhere to all maintenance programs with regards to safety
Follow all programs that require additional documentation or permits such as:
Confined Space, Hot work, Lock out/tag out
Set-up and maintenance of the following high speed production equipment
Rotary and Inline filling, capping and labeling equipment for beverage
Container unscrambling and depalletizing equipment
Labeling equipment (Pressure sensitive, thermal transfer and inkjet systems)
Automatic case packers and case erectors
Case coding and marking systems
Other equipment as identified
Work with vendors and contractors as necessary to perform installation and maintenance work
3+ years as a maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing environment, preferable from the Beverage, Food, or Pharmaceutical industry
3+ years of experience PLC programming and control system automation
3+ years of experience with Industrial Electrician experience (Electrician License Preferred)
Strong background and knowledge in mechanical, pneumatics, and general building repair
Knowledge of sanitary design for processing and packaging for the food industry
Knowledge of liquid mixing, pasteurization and packaging systems
Knowledge of utility use and regulations for water, steam, electrical, etc…
Knowledgeable in GMP and HACCP programs
Experienced computer skills (Microsoft Office products, AutoCAD, Visio, Smart Draw)
Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork mentality
Performs other duties as assign
Requisition ID 2018-13748
Position Type Full Time
Posting Type DNI
Posting Type CB