Controls Technician | 1st Shift

Brockton, MA 02302

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js95202967 Compensation: $72800-83200 / year

Job Description

Title: Controls Technician

Location: Brockton, MA

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • We are seeking a skilled Controls Technician to join our food manufacturing team. As a Controls Technician, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and troubleshooting electrical and control systems within our production environment. Your expertise in PLCs, VFDs, pneumatics, and hydraulics will ensure the smooth operation of our equipment and processes, ultimately contributing to the production of high-quality food products.

Job Duties:
  • Perform routine maintenance, inspections, and repairs on electrical and control systems in a food manufacturing facility.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose issues related to PLCs, VFDs, motor controls, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
  • Collaborate with maintenance team members to identify and address equipment failures or malfunctions.
  • Execute preventive maintenance tasks to minimize downtime and optimize equipment performance.
  • Install, program, and integrate new control systems and automation equipment into existing processes.
  • Conduct testing and calibration of control devices, ensuring accurate measurement and control of critical process parameters.
  • Collaborate with production and quality teams to implement process improvements and optimize efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of maintenance activities, including work orders, inspections, and repairs.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines, promoting a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in control systems, recommending innovative solutions to enhance productivity and reliability.
  • Assist in training and mentoring junior technicians, sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • Collaborate with external vendors or contractors for specialized repairs or system upgrades.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional technical certifications or vocational training is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Controls Technician in a food manufacturing or similar industrial setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of PLCs, VFDs, motor controls, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
  • Familiarity with HMI (Human Machine Interface) systems and industrial communication protocols.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve control system issues efficiently.
  • Proficient in reading electrical and control system schematics, diagrams, and technical manuals.
  • Experience with preventive maintenance practices and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong commitment to safety procedures and protocols.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends, or overtime to support maintenance activities or respond to emergencies.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Julia Milingu

Julia Milingu is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Food Division. With three years of experience in the dynamic recruiting field, Julia is on a mission to help individuals align their expectations and goals to secure positions where they can prosper.

As a Technical Recruiter, Julia excels in the Food Division, leveraging her industry knowledge and expertise to connect candidates with opportunities that align seamlessly with their aspirations and skill sets. She understands that a successful career is not just about finding a job but about finding a role where individuals can thrive and prosper.

Julia derives immense satisfaction from assisting others in achieving their career goals. She takes pride in guiding candidates through the process of aligning their expectations with their professional aspirations, ensuring that they not only secure a job but also embark on a journey of growth.

Her advice to job seekers is grounded in authenticity and dedication. She encourages candidates to stay true to themselves throughout the job search process, emphasizing the importance of being genuine and authentic in interviews and interactions with potential employers. Additionally, she advocates for giving everything one's total effort, understanding that commitment and diligence are key to achieving success.

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