Maintenance Electrical Technician 6 in Columbus Junction, IA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/2/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position will perform troubleshooting and repair, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation. The position is a technical career position in Tyson Foods, Inc. This position requires proficiency in multipleskill clusters including a thorough understanding of electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, and manufacturing processes. The ability to function effectively in a team environment and interact productively with all levels of management and operations is required. All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Training beyond high school including either an Associate Degree in Electronic Technology or closely related technical field preferred, or a combination of education and experience which may include skilled trade programs, military training or other training as applicable.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Controls experience.

Computer Skills: Competent in Windows based software, such as Outlook, Excel and Word; strong skills in document organization and using document templates and creating simple queries. Must be proficient or become proficient in SAP Plant Maintenance.

Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate bothverbally and written with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management, as well as government officials.; high level critical thinking, and problem solving skills.

Certification: Certifications in any technical field or techniques is a plus.

Special Skills: Good safety and attendance record, along with strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated skills in the area of AC/DC circuits, industrial electrical systems.; experience in electrical safety and lock out tagout processes and procedures; knowledge in the theory and application of electronic devices such as industrial semi-conductors, solid state drives, and industrial control systems; experience in the operation of PLC systems and control and data collection instrumentation and transducers; working knowledge and skills in tools and components used in maintenance and repair of mechanical systems such as bearings, gears, clutches belts, and seals; ability to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems.

Preferred Skills: Possession of one or more of the skills is a plus - Basic Microcomputer skills necessary to understand the operation and interfacing characteristics of microprocessors; experience in PLC operation to include basic system configuration and hardware, relay equivalent instructions, timers/counters, data manipulation, data communications and advanced programming commands, as well as interfacing, troubleshootingand application and program development; demonstrated skills or training in electronic motor drive technologies including servo- motors, encoders, tachometers, electronic and mechanical brakes and clutches, closed loop systems, DC servo, ACvariable frequency, AC servo and stepper systems.

Travel: Minimum 1-5 trips per year outside of assigned location.

Job Requirements

Candidates who are currently working for Tyson Foods will be considered for this position first. If none of those Team Members are selected then external candidates will be considered. Internal Candidates must have no more than a minimum attendance level of less than 6 points, and must not have received a written warning within the last 6 months. The Candidate selected for this position must be able to work extended hours as required per management.

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