Mars PLC / Controls Technician - Kansas City, MO in Kansas City, Missouri
PLC / Controls Technician – Kansas City, MO
The PLC/Controls Technician is responsible for the efficient, safe, and reliable operating condition of the site manufacturing control and electrical systems. The PLC/Controls Technician must be multi-skilled to manage, maintain, and troubleshoot site’s electrical power systems, instrumentation, motor controls, PLC, HMI, data systems, and factory control infrastructure (servers, PC’s, and networks).
What are we looking for?
High School Diploma or GED. A Technical Degree preferred.
Working knowledge of troubleshooting, testing, and repairing electrical power equipment, motor controls (including VFD’s and servo’s), and instrumentation.
Working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs, RSLogix5, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, Studio5000, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View Studio ME, and/or PanelBuilder would be a plus.
Ability to maintain working knowledge of NEC, NFPA, and OSHA requirements as related to machine and electrical safety.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal for working with operations and maintenance team members.
What would be your key responsibilities?
Responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical and control systems equipment, including 480V electrical power distribution, instrumentation, motor controls, VFD’s, Servo’s, I/O devices/modules, PLC’s, HMI’s, and control networks.
Troubleshoot machine breakdowns and malfunctions utilizing a working knowledge of control system programs and tools required to troubleshoot PLC’s, HMI’s, and VFD/servo systems including electrical schematics, programming software, meters, and other electrical test equipment.
Train and assist technicians to troubleshoot, repair, replace and calibrate all electrical sensing devices and instrumentation including: photoelectric, inductive, capacitive, pressure, temperature, weight, position sensors, flow, and analytical instruments.
Train and support non-technical users on the use of plant floor automation systems.
What can you expect from Mars?
The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars
An industry competitive salary and great benefits package
Chance to work cross functionally, and add value and impact to the business
If you are passionate, a great problem solver, resilient and have a high drive for results, then we want to hear from you!