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Electrical Controls Technician

Company: Appvion
Location: Appleton
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Electrical Controls TechnicianAppvion is a leading manufacturer in North America and have been coating paper for over 100 years! Our product is everywhere and is used in many different forms such as labels, tickets, wristbands, and lottery just to name a few. Did you know that 7 out of 10 ordering, prescription, and deli labels come from Appvion? We are looking for a Maintenance Electronics Technician to help us continue to grow and ensure the reliability of our equipment that runs 24/7Benefits:Medical (HDHP, PPO, and Value Plans)Dental (two comprehensive plans to choose from)401k (Company match 100% of the first 3% and then 50% for the next 2%)VisionEmployee Assistance ProgramTuition Reimbursement (Up to $5,250 per year)Wellness Center free of chargeLife insuranceVacation (awarded based on industry related experience)12 paid holidaysScholarships for dependents Check out all the benefits we offer at . Compensation:This is an hourly position with a starting pay of $38.14 per hour (plus shift differential)Our average work week is 45 hours, and at $38.14 per hour, this equates to around $86,959.2! This earning potential is not guaranteed and is provided for reference only. Additionally, overtime is not guaranteed and is also only awarded on a voluntary basisDouble time is awarded for any hours worked during each Sunday of the yearShift:Ability to work 12-hour swing shift that includes weekendsSwing shift: 6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am on a 2-week rotationShift rotation allows you to work half the year and be home half the year!Responsibilities include:Work safely and actively participate in a culture of safety minded team membersPerform preventative and predictive maintenance on production and facilities related equipment to ensure proper and safe operation of all systemsTroubleshoot and repair both low voltage and high voltage circuits in a timely and orderly mannerPerform basic and advanced diagnosis to determine root cause failure with the aid of blueprints and schematics, also perform replacement of motors, meters, switches, photo-eyes and other electrical components.Effectively analyze PLC's, HMI's, and VFD's for improper operation and perform corrective measuresEffectively utilize tools such as PC's, multimeters, thermography, vibration analysis, and oscilloscopes to troubleshoot electrical equipment.Effectively utilize a computerized maintenance management system to retrieve assigned work and document maintenance activities such as work completed, parts request, inventory usage, etc.Install new electrical control systems and maintain existing control systems as directedAdvanced team members will design, layout, program, install new equipmentEffectively communicate both verbally and written with managers, supervisors, schedulers, as well as maintenance and operations team membersOther duties as assignedQualifications and abilities include:Possess a 5-year apprenticeship (50-414-2 Electrical & Instrumentation) industrial journeyman's card.2-3 years of relevant experience as an Industrial Electrician or Technician in a related fieldPerform tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring and controlling flow, level pressure, temperature, and other variables in manufacturing and processingCalibrate components and instruments according to manufacturer's specificationsInstall control and measurement instruments on existing and new plant equipment and processesExperience in PLC and HMI programming in closed loop control systemsAdvanced VS drive systems experience with web handling equipmentAbility to work in a USW Union environmentAbility to work 12-hour swing shift that includes weekendsSwing shift: 6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am on a 2-week rotationPersonal computer skills in Microsoft products, networking, and computer maintenanceStrong troubleshooting and problem-solving skillsDemonstrated continuing self-developmentStrong leadership, and communication skillsAbility to work independently, and as part of a team to reach a common goalAs a team member, you will work as part of the Maintenance Department team of 44 employees in our Appleton Plant.A background check, pre-employment physical with a drug and alcohol screen is required.Ability to commute/relocate:1 location - Appleton, WI: Ability to commute or planning to relocate before starting work. Relocation program is available.If you have any questions, please email .

Keywords: Appvion, Appleton , Electrical Controls Technician, Professions , Appleton, Wisconsin

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