Automation Technician 7 in New Holland, PA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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SUMMARY: This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters including electricity and electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, and manufacturing processes. The position will perform high-level machine and systems troubleshooting and repair, assist engineering and plant staff with the specification, installation, and modification of integrated systems, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. Automation Technicians will troubleshoot and navigate through PLC's, HMI's, electronic devices such as semi-conductors; solid state drives; computer hardware/software, industrial control systems, 3-phase wiring, AC/DC control wiring and all other automated/electrical functions. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Training beyond high school including either an Associate (A.S.) degree in Electronics Technology (or closely related technical field), or a combination of education and experience which may include skilled trades programsor military training. Experience: 4+ years of automation experience. Preference is given to those with automation/electrical experience and/or formal completed schooling on the electrical and electronic fields at accredited colleges/universities. Computer Skills: Standard computer skills; must have strong skills in document organization, the use of technical materials, and research techniques. Must either be proficient or become proficient in SAP Maintenance. Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with all team members. Special Skills: Must possess the ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of management and operationspersonnel; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; with strong interpersonal skills. Certification: Certifications in any technical field or techniques is a plus. Supervisory: NA Travel: 1-5 trips per year outside of assigned location.

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