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Controls Tech 2

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Jan 12, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Shift: Swing or Grave

Summary
Under minimal supervision, responsible for maintaining, installing and troubleshooting all plant instrumentation and other control systems. Applies knowledge and understanding of programming and troubleshooting plant controls processes and the equipment used to control those processes. Makes recommendations to improve the control of the processes or the processes themselves. Supports the maintenance of plant equipment to ensure a minimum of downtime. Investigates ideas and opportunities to improve equipment performance. Executes minor projects including PLC and HMI code changes.

Essential Functions
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
•    Works cross-functionally taking on varying assignments including: supporting operations and maintenance by troubleshooting utilizing PLCs and electric test equipment.
•    Supports MES, and Historian Tags and Kepware.
•    Replaces Electrical components and download parameters as needed
•    Executes PLC and HMI Projects (minor additions/adjustments)
•    Executes equipment and component upgrades
•    Ability to identify, repair, and calibrate instrumentation
•    Troubleshoots communication networks(ID/DeviceNet/Data Highway/Can I/O)
•    Participates in the development of ideas and concepts.
•    Recommends technology improvements or modifications for equipment centers.
•    Gathers, validates, and analyzes technical and cost data to determine feasibility.
•    Evaluates and presents test results for possible application to development of systems or other uses.
•    Participates or supports cross-functional teams in the building or improving of capital assets or the commercialization of new products.
•    Develops and ensures achievement of project goals, objectives and timelines.
•    Identifies and solves technical problems & issues.
•    Identifies and implements improvements or modification opportunities.
•    Communicates project status and identifies roadblocks to success.
•    Ensures GMP, safety and quality for all proposed modifications.
•    Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
•    Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental, safety and regulatory considerations as it applies to the task at hand. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.

Supervisory Responsibilities
•    Trains Controls Tech I, new engineers, and interns on processes and standards.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Minimum Qualifications
•    Bachelor of Science Degree plus 1 year of working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment experience; OR 2 years technical degree in electrical technology plus 3 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 5 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment.
•    Required to climb stairs and ladders; required to conduct work at heights.
•    Knowledgeable of Electrical Safety procedures.
•    Willing and able to work any assigned shift (swing, or graveyard) and weekends and overtime.
•    Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
•    Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
•    Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.


Preferred Qualifications
•    Bachelor of Science Degree plus 3 years of working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment experience; OR 2 years technical degree in electrical technology plus 5 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 7 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment.
•    Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.
•    Knowledge of motion control and servo drive technology (software and hardware).
•    Experience developing FactoryTalkView applications for ME Station (PanelView+).
•    Experience configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting FactoryTalkDirectory (local) and RSLinx Professional.
•    Experience working with RSNetworx, able to configure industrial networks (ControlNet, DeviceNet, and EtherNet),
•    Knowledge of motor control and automated control circuits.
•    Understanding of theory behind instrumentation functionality
•    Understanding of AGV/ATL/Swiss log systems
•    Presentation Skills
•    Technical Writing Skills
•    Technical Evaluation Skills
•    Strong Enlisting and Engaging Skills
•    One or more years of demonstrated experience in one of the following areas:

  • CPG Manufacturing Systems (Filling, Labeling, Packaging, etc.)
  • Winery Manufacturing Systems (Fermentation, Piping, Filtration, etc.)
  • Utility Systems (Power & Distribution, Steam, Water, Waste, etc.)
  • Data Systems (SQL, Trending, Reporting, Visualization)
  • Control Systems (Rockwell, SCADA, PLC, Instrumentation)
  • Project Management
  • Agricultural Equipment and Infrastructure Systems (irrigation, site grading, drainage, etc.)
  • AGV/ATL/Swiss log systems
  • Glass Manufacturing Systems

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Compensation

  • Hiring Salary Range Posted: $71,825 -$114,100
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Perks & Benefits

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
  • Winery - Please click here to view our full list of benefits or click here to watch our video.

 

Requisition ID: 99513 
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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
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