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Automation Technician

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Ensure adherence to all electrical codes.Perform annual NFPA 70E plant inspection and electrical safety program audit.Manage and maintain all required documentation (i.e. hazard location documents, electrical master PM list, etc.)Ensure all electrical PM's are completed timely.Works with Maintenance Planner to schedule and perform automation preventative maintenance and calibrations.Coordinate and assist with control system start-up and commissioning.Work with plant personnel to track and determine top causes of downtime, reduce downtime and utilize EM tools.Work with other plant and contractor personnel to optimize and maintain automation inventory.Ensure critical facility electrical systems and programming problems are identified and repaired expeditiously.Monitor electrical systems and associated electrical apparatus used in the plant as needed including: Transformers, Switchgear, Panels/Breakers/disconnects, UPS systems, PLC's, Power monitoring systems, and Instrumentation.Create and reads ladder logic and flow diagrams for program design, startup, simulation and testing.Design, coordinate, troubleshoot, and support the following while maintaining plant automation standards: Programmable logic controllers (PLC's), Human Machine Interface (HMI) / SCADA systems, Communications, Databases (i.e. SQL server)Develop process control flow diagrams.Develop instrumentation diagrams (P& ID's). Red line drawings when changes are made with proper MOC.Specify and supports motors, motor starters, VFD's and servos throughout the plant.Familiar with Conagra electrical / controls specifications.Develop technical documentation, training manuals, standard operating procedures and job safety analysis.Adherence to and endorse: Conagra Performance System (CPS), Company Policies, procedures, work instructions and practices, as well as with local, state and federal laws regarding to employment practices.Other duties and/or special projects, as assigned.Our Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Waterloo , Automation Technician, Professions , Waterloo, Iowa

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