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Electrical Mechanic

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and ProActiv. We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table. We take quality seriously and around the work we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves. For more information, please visit www.upfield.com.

Above all else, the Electronic Engineer is to work safely by observing all safety rules, including proper utilization of lock out tag out.  An electronic engineer maintains and fixes machinery that processes margarine and spreads in the plant. This includes trouble shooting and repairing electrical and mechanical issues with processing and packaging equipment utilizing World Class Manufacturing methods of continuous improvement. The Electronic Engineer is also responsible for performing preventative maintenance and completing work orders.

Requirements:

  • Three semesters of college level industrial electronics education OR Three years hands on experience with up to 480 volts three phase.
  • Working knowledge of PLC programming, troubleshooting and networking
  • Capable of performing basic electrical construction, including installing conduit
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Electric Code
  • Capable of doing various instrument calibrations
  • Thoroughly functional in the use of PC’s
  • Able to troubleshoot and calibrate AC & DC drives
  • Capable of reading electrical & electronic prints
  • Working knowledge of programming of instrumentation
  • Capable of working off PID drawings
  • Capable of drawing and troubleshooting ladder & PLC logic
  • Understand & capable of working with BCD
  • Knowledge of color coding of resistors and their values and application in Industrial Electronics.
  • Capable of troubleshooting electrical, electronic and mechanical problems.

Electronics qualified engineers will be required to perform any and all mechanical, PM or other work as directed by the Lead Engineer on the shift.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug screening results and background investigation and successfully passing a post-offer physical.

Upfield is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug screening results and background investigation and successfully passing a post-offer physical.

**As part of the hiring process, qualified candidates will be asked to complete an onsite assessment.

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