To install, calibrate, repair and troubleshoot, electronic instruments, including measuring and sensing devices, transmitters, recorders and programmable controllers.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
•Perform troubleshooting and advanced programming of PLC’s and HMI’s using various interface devices and software.
•Perform troubleshooting of power related devices such as MCC’s, Substations, motors, VFD’s, softstarts.
•Perform troubleshooting of all electronic equipment, Self contained PID controllers, HVAC systems, security systems.
•Installation of new electrical equipment including PLC’s,instrumentation, MCC’s.
•Installation, repair and on-site calibration of process instrumentation, thus including knowledge of pressure, motion, flow, level, weight and temperature measurements.
•Good working knowledge of electrical schematics.
•Good working knowledge of the N.E.C.
•Skilled on systems from 120 volt single phase to 4800 volt three phase.
•Skilled satisfactorily use electrical test equipment.
•Perform preventative maintenance on Plant equipment through the use of the Computerized Maintenance System
•Expert knowledge of and adherence to all safety requirements for lock-out/tag-out, for confined space and tank entry, for handling of hazardous materials, and for wearing of personal protective equipment.
•Upon completion of an assignment, clean the area of all maintenance materials and debris; notify operating personnel as to completion of the assigned work.
•Good working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic control equipment, and electrical panels.
•Manage small projects as required.
•Train or assist with the training of other personnel as required.
•Perform the following Mechanical activities as requested by the Company:
-Instrumentation, installation/removal and or Calibration
-Motor installations/removals and or adjustment/alignments
-Air handler repairs
-Votators (barrels) Maintenance/repairs
-Mehanical activities that do not require breaking the seal of active ammonia piping, as assigned.
•Perform any and all other duties as assigned by management.
Measurement of Position Performance:
-The effectiveness of the “Instrument Tech” position will be measured in the following manner:
•Quickly and effectively troubleshoot equipment.
•Jobs worked and completed per schedule.
•All breakdowns are quickly diagnosed and repairs effectively made.
•All assigned P.M.’s are satisfactorily completed in the allotted time.
•All work is done safely.
•At the completion of the work, the area is properly cleaned of all maintenance materials and debris, and proper notification of operating personnel is made.
•Effective intershift communication
•Document work completed and/or issues (via written note or e-mail) to shift supervision on a daily basis.
-The Instrument Tech has the following primary goals:
•To ensure the production areas receive electrical / control support as required.
•To implement improvement projects that increase overall production or improve efficiently.
•Keep up-to-date with current technology by self and formal training
-The Instrument Tech must posses the following qualifications:
•Must have a high school diploma or GED or 5 years coffee or tea processing experience.
•Mechanic ‘A’ or equivalent
•Strong ‘Teamwork skills
•Expert knowledge of PLC’s and related hardware.
•Strong background in electrical equipment and hardware with a major emphasis on higher level systems.
•PID control, computer graphics and computer board repair.
•Attend and pass initial Ammonia/Refrigeration training
•Attend and pass refresher Ammonia/Refrigeration training every three years
•150 day qualification period.
Safety & Environmental Responsibilities
-The CRQ Mechanic A Process Control mechanics shall follow:
•Freehold factory safety & environmental objectives & targets
•Follow the plant safety rules, report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately
•Maintain compliance with regulations
•Refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.