Job Description

SUMMARY:

Perform facility Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) work on all manufacturing equipment.  Duties include installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of PLC's.  Proactively maintain all plant electrical systems, all equipment electronics, motors, drives and other power transmission systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and repair PLC circuits.
  • Design and assemble control circuits and cabinets with user interface.
  • Analyze current machinery for PLC automation implementation.
  • Troubleshoot/program/specify motor drives.
  • Maintain/service plant switchgear.
  • Maintain a running log on barrel and screw inventory, changes, history and throughput.
  • Perform all manufacturing plant electrical and electronic diagnostics repair and installation, consistent with plant electricians.
  • Determine when scope of job is beyond existing skill set or requires additional support.
  • Assist in the training of new Maintenance Techs A, B, C and Electromechanical Techs.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Three years of experience of maintenance experience in an industrial environment is required.
  • Operating experience in a compounds plant is desired.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear audible emergency alarms.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Manufacturing environment includes: dust, outdoor temperatures, high noise levels.

Westlake Management Services, Inc. is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants to join our company and to succeed as members of our team regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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