Job Information




The Multicraft Electronic Technician (MET) will be responsible for project, maintenance reliability of PLC systems and all electrical work throughout the facility involving all levels of voltage within a food processing environment and will be responsible for the repair and installation of electronics/controls function at the facility


  • Design, specify, start, validate, monitor, and troubleshoot electronic control systems including PLC logic, HMI, electrical drives, relay logic and motor controls.

  • Work cross-functionally with other departments and across other engineering disciplines to design and detail industrial processes, motor controls, instrumentation, and power systems that meet business requirements.

  • Program, troubleshoot, and configure Allen Bradley (Rockwell) PLC/HMI control systems

  • Detail control strategy for process areas, communicate, educate, and train technicians and managers on processes, equipment, and standards.

  • Problem-solve in processes and/or design issues by applying controls

  • Converse with contractors from a project management standpoint on the installation and commissioning of electronic control systems and related electrical maintenance.

  • Must have a working knowledge of scale controller setup and adjustment

  • Must have a working knowledge of all voltage ranges

  • Must have the ability to setup, maintain, install, troubleshoot, and repair all control systems as well as line voltage systems

  • Must be able to use manufacturer technical support as a troubleshooting tool to solve complicated issues

  • Must be able to read and follow electrical schematics to both troubleshoot and install equipment

  • Reports directly to Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Ownership of: Electrical safety and maintenance throughout the facility, lighting throughout the facility, cleanliness, neatness, and order of the electrical material storage area

  • Assist with other aspects of the maintenance department when needed

  • Assist refrigeration and maintenance technicians with mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repairs as needed or as directed by maintenance leadership

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associates or Bachelors of Science in Electronic Engineering preferred

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours based on facility needs for commissioning and uploading

  • Demonstrate problem solving ability with root analysis (RCA) required

  • Able to lead problem solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Good planning and priority setting skills.

  • Safety Minded

  • May be required to work long hours and weekends

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds Ability to work 12 hour shifts is required

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

  • Office and plant setting. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts.

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.