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senior plc controls technician

Company: Randstad
Location: Temple
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

senior plc controls technician.

  • temple , texas

  • posted may 8, 2023

    job details

    • $29 - $44 per hour

    • temp to perm

    • high school

    • category computer and mathematical occupations

    • reference1009530

      job details
      job summary:
      Client is in search of a Senior PLC Controls Technician, within the Temple TX area. Candidates that are interested will need a minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent. A two-year technical degree or equivalent is required for consideration. A degree in process controls or similar technical fields is preferred, including courses in computer science. Candidates will need 3-5 years of control, electrical, or electronics experience including computer programming, systems analysis and design, electrical or electronics production system troubleshooting, and problem resolution will be considered in lieu of degree requirements. Two years of this exposure must be in an industrial production environment similar to Mars manufacturing facilities. Candidates that are fluent in Spanish/English are desired. This position is a 6 month contract to hire with room for advancement ($29-$44 Hour not including overtime). If you are interested in this position please today and contact us directly.
      location: Temple, Texas
      job type: Contract
      salary: $29 - 44 per hour
      work hours: 8am to 4pm
      education: High School

      • Responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical and control systems equipment down to the component level, including 480V electrical power distribution, instrumentation, motor controls, VFD's, Servo's, I/O devices/modules, PLC's, HMI's, and control networks.

      • Train and assist technicians to troubleshoot, repair, replace and commission all electrical control devices including: AC drives, DC drives, Servo Controllers, contactors, motors, breakers, solenoids power supplies and indicator lights. All PLC/HMI hardware including: processors, discrete and analog I/O cards, power supplies, network adapters, I/O hardware, operator interfaces such as Panel-view, PC based interfaces, and message displays.

      • Identify and recommend changes to improve plant performance utilizing existing or new control systems. Make program modifications in PLC's logic, HMI's programs and servo controller logic to improve equipment performance.

      • Manage and support factory controls infrastructure including PCs, servers, control networks, and network switches, including implementing patches and other vendor updates.

      • Provide support during machine installations and upgrades including: interfacing auxiliary equipment, identifying and correcting errors in programming and wiring and ensuring vendors and contractors are meeting our needs and expectations.

      • Direct the work activities of outside contractors, maintenance technicians, and other associates in the installation of instrumentation, PLC based control systems, and PC based operator interfaces.

      • Make improvements as required to electrical PM's on various manufacturing and packaging equipment, electrical panels, and document activities using CMMS or SAP Plant Maintenance.

      • Effectively communicate with peers, supervisors, and upper management on a daily basis, and be willing to provide support where needed and complete other duties as assigned by Team Leader.

      • This position works primarily with the site Reliability Technicians and external contractors to drive WO completion, breakdown elimination, and technical support for delivering the team's operational targets including safety, quality and efficiency results. This position also works with sites Supply Excellence Manager, IE/Lean Manager and Reliability Manager to drive continuous improvement within the factory utilizing MSE/TPM methodology. Additionally this role supports the IT Services Sr. Technician, remote to the site, to ensure that IT and Factory Cyber Security is kept current at the site level.

      • Experience with Allen-Bradley PLC platforms including ControlLogix, SLC-500, and PLC-5.

      • Experience with Wonderware InTouch and Rockwell FT-View HMI software applications.

      • Experience with Rockwell communication software packages (RSLinx) and control networks (Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, and DeviceNet).

      • Experience with Rockwell VFD's and Servo Drives.

      • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems, virtual machine environments, servers and network administration.

      • Practices Breakthrough Thinking (Innovation Management - Strategic Agility)

      • Navigates Complex Challenges (Problem Solving - Process Management - Standing Alone)

      • Delivers Consistent Results (Functional/Technical Skills - Planning - Drive for Results - Priority Setting)

      • MSE, TPM, Lean

      • Regulatory Compliance

      • Project Management

      • Customer Focus

      • Analytical Capability


        • Experience level: Entry Level

        • Minimum 1 year of experience

        • Education: High School


          • ElectronicsEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com.Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

Keywords: Randstad, Temple , senior plc controls technician, Professions , Temple, Texas

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