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JBS USA CONTROLS TECHNICIAN in Souderton, Pennsylvania

GENERAL SUMMARY : Controls Technician

1st and 2nd shift available

This position will be responsible for support and maintenance of all controls/computer/scales equipment including PLC, HMI and controllers at assigned locations. Also will assist contractors with new equipment and equipment upgrades.


  • Support and manage all controls components including PLC racks, HMI’s, controllers and computer systems at assigned location.

  • Fundamental understanding of Rockwell Software and Allen Bradley components.

  • Work with end users and propose new hardware and software solutions to support the business.

  • Test all hardware and software modifications before they are introduced into production.

  • Support and manage all scale equipment.

  • Support and manage all camera systems.

  • Provide support for electrical and mechanical departments.

  • Provide hardware and network support for “Production Floor” computer systems.

  • Perform related tasks as required.

  • Must be able to push heavy carts and lift 50 lbs.


  • Three years related experience.

  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Must have knowledge of PLC Control Systems and Software.

  • Must have knowledge of Network cabling and connectivity.

  • Ability to troubleshoot controls and low voltage systems.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Must have strong customer support abilities.

  • Must be willing to work in a plant/industrial environment.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT : Associates degree or two years of college coursework within specific subject related to position functions.

JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.