1. Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and
2. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical/electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, including
programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gauges and test equipment.
3. Reads and works to the indicated accuracy, specifications and tolerances as detailed on engineering drawings,
blueprints and equipment manuals.
4. Configures, operates and reads precision testing and measuring instruments in accordance with manufacturers’
specifications and accuracy
5. Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies, calibrates and makes adjustments based on the diagnosis, using repair
parts, by correcting existing parts or by innovation to select substitute parts.
6. Advises operators and line mechanics of the appropriate operating procedures and requirements for working safely
with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
7. Informs appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers
8. Conducts periodic PM’s for all system controls; establish and create additional PM’s as required.
9. Maintains Company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
10. Maintains the minimum required quality and quantity of personal hand tools for use on the job, as instructed by
11. Works in accordance with all plant safety guidelines at all times.
12. Performs any other related functions consequential and incidental to the position.
13. Assist with replacement and upgrade of equipment based on age, operation, and functionality in the plant.
14. Willing to work on a shift system, extended hours and weekends as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION:
• EEET or an equivalent technical certification
• A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment, including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes
• Familiarity with local electrical codes, and the principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
• At least 5 years’ experience of proven experience in the electrical / electronics field
• At least 3 years’ PLC programming and computer operations experience
• Experience in a food manufacturing environment working on a shift basis would be an asset
• Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
• Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Flexible and team-oriented
• Sound analytical and decision-making skills