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Controls Technician

Leclerc Biscuits Leclerc Ltée logo 2022-6-2
  • job type icon Full-Time
  • profile Maintenance and Engineering
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Leclerc is a family business with 116 years of experience, tradition and know-how passed down from people with heart. Thanks to our 1,200 employees in eight plants in Canada and the United States, we are constantly innovating to exceed the expectations of both small and large appetites.

Control Technician

Role:  Control Technician

Position Summary

Reporting to the Plant Engineer, the project control technician is a member of the engineering team who is responsible for the controls aspects related to the integration of new equipment or line modifications within the plant environment.  She / He is required to do programming, calibrations, tests and installation of such equipment. She / He also supports both the engineering and plant maintenance teams with troubleshooting, maintenance emergencies and repairs of electronics, PLC and robotic equipment in the facility.  She / He must have a thorough understanding of PLCs, VFDs, servos, communication systems, sensors and other high tech components and equipment.

Responsibilities

    • Controls support & technical expertise for new equipment\plant improvement projects:
      • Prepare electrical control cabinet specifications for quote
      • Review OEM electrical schematics & provide OEM controls coordination
      • Prepare P&ID schematics with plant engineer for new equipment\improvement projects. 
      • Develop Bill of Materials for planned work.
      • Complete field controls wiring & oversee and coordinate activities of contracted electricians and controls\programmer contractors.
      • Oversee controls testing\startup & commissioning of new equip\line modifications
      • Update and maintain plant single line electrical drawing for accurate reference and plant arc flash label validation
    • Update electrical cabinet schematics (Autocad) when changes are made
    • Troubleshoot faulty equipment, diagnose malfunctions, perform corrective actions to restore working condition
    • Maintain and repair PLCs, VFDs, vision system, sensors, communication network, control panels and other control related equipment and components
    • Program PLCs, VFDs, servos, HMI as required
    • Install, test and calibrate electronics components in systems and control panels
    • Assist in major issues as the on-site hands & eyes of a remotely connected OEM
    • Develop a deep understanding of the plant’s equipment programs
    • Become the industrial control expert and go-to resource in the plant
    • Perform all duties with diligence and attention to details in a safe and food safe manner

Requirements

    • Technical degree in industrial controls/PLC or equivalent education/experience
    • 5-10 years of relevant experience in industrial manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry
    • Practical experience and working knowledge of Rockwell components and software, such as: RS logix 500/5000, Factory talk View Studio, Panel Builder
    • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Must possess a strong curiosity, willing to learn and understand the plant’s ever evolving technology
    • Must be able to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holidays
    • This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position within Leclerc Foods USA, Inc.

Control Technician

Role:  Control Technician

Position Summary

Reporting to the Plant Engineer, the project control technician is a member of the engineering team who is responsible for the controls aspects related to the integration of new equipment or line modifications within the plant environment.  She / He is required to do programming, calibrations, tests and installation of such equipment. She / He also supports both the engineering and plant maintenance teams with troubleshooting, maintenance emergencies and repairs of electronics, PLC and robotic equipment in the facility.  She / He must have a thorough understanding of PLCs, VFDs, servos, communication systems, sensors and other high tech components and equipment.

Responsibilities
 -  - Controls support & technical expertise for new equipment\plant improvement projects: - Prepare electrical control cabinet specifications for quote
 - Review OEM electrical schematics & provide OEM controls coordination
 - Prepare P&ID schematics with plant engineer for new equipment\improvement projects. 
 - Develop Bill of Materials for planned work.
 - Complete field controls wiring & oversee and coordinate activities of contracted electricians and controls\programmer contractors.
 - Oversee controls testing\startup & commissioning of new equip\line modifications
 - Update and maintain plant single line electrical drawing for accurate reference and plant arc flash label validation


 - Update electrical cabinet schematics (Autocad) when changes are made
 - Troubleshoot faulty equipment, diagnose malfunctions, perform corrective actions to restore working condition
 - Maintain and repair PLCs, VFDs, vision system, sensors, communication network, control panels and other control related equipment and components
 - Program PLCs, VFDs, servos, HMI as required
 - Install, test and calibrate electronics components in systems and control panels
 - Assist in major issues as the on-site hands & eyes of a remotely connected OEM
 - Develop a deep understanding of the plant’s equipment programs
 - Become the industrial control expert and go-to resource in the plant
 - Perform all duties with diligence and attention to details in a safe and food safe manner




Requirements
 -  - Technical degree in industrial controls/PLC or equivalent education/experience
 - 5-10 years of relevant experience in industrial manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry
 - Practical experience and working knowledge of Rockwell components and software, such as: RS logix 500/5000, Factory talk View Studio, Panel Builder
 - Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills
 - Must possess a strong curiosity, willing to learn and understand the plant’s ever evolving technology
 - Must be able to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and holidays
 - This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position within Leclerc Foods USA, Inc.



Montgomery, Pennsylvania

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Leclerc’s American story begins in the heart of Pennsylvania in 2002, just 15 minutes from Williamsport. Our thriving Montgomery plant continues to make crackers and granola bars that are loved by all.

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