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Electrical Technician

Bettendorf, IA

Create and develop electrical control solutions that will support process improvements and improve equipment reliability.
Use PI Vision and Data Link to analyze process issues and provide input to solve problems.
PLC/HMI and controls redesign and upgrades of existing processes
Assist production and maintenance with equipment and process issues.
Participate in technical assessments of equipment.
Ability to navigate Rockwell PLCs for troubleshooting a plus Support and maintain a safe workplace by active involvement in the safety processes and leading by example by supporting the company's EHS policies and values.
Provide technical & tactical support and leadership on planned and un-planned equipment breakdowns and outages on production centers; provide technical support on specialized equipment such as Direct Fire melt furnaces.  Allen Bradley Programmable Controllers, RS Logics and AC/DC drives. Also provides assistance to Engineering on tune up, check out, and commissioning of new and revised equipment.
Train and mentor Unit Supervisors and craftspeople, enabling continuous technical skills improvement throughout the organization.
Support the Lead Operator process.
Support up-skilling of crafts people. Develop and execute training plans.
Lead the effort in development of SOP’s, WIP’s and related procedures on new and existing equipment; provide training on the procedures.
Provide technical input to preventative and predictive maintenance systems.
Ensure long term viability of existing equipment by recommending and implementing changes and improvements to control systems or equipment to increase equipment reliability.
Lead problem solving and root cause analysis efforts, providing documentation and record retention on technical related issues.
Assist in critical spare parts management.

Basic Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Minimum of six (6) years electrical experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
3 years’ experience with PLC machinery
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong ability to read electrical drawings, troubleshoot to root cause, and implement repairs to restore flow of equipment.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee


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