Controls tech profile
Proactive Controls Systems Technician will focus on equipment troubleshooting & maintaining material handling equipment such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print & apply systems, scales, HMI systems, & control cabinets.
Maintain material handling control systems, including PLC/PC controllers & industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, motor control systems, servo drives, variable frequency drives, & electrical distribution systems. Profibus experience is a plus but not necessary.
Monitor Material Handling Equipment (MHE) metrics & partner with facilities/operations for system performance issues.
Utilize FC System Assessment reports improving material handling system performance through maintaining & repairing identified deficiencies.
Utilize FC network support resources for guidance & assistance, & provide assistance to peers, as needed.
Communicate technical issues to Facilities & Operations management.
Education & Experience
Associates degree in electronic technology or related field or 3 years equivalent experience
Experience with Allen Bradley products is preferred
Experience troubleshooting RS Logix 5000 is a plus, not necessary
Experience supporting a wide range of different conveyors & sortation systems
Experience with automation controls systems
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Systems control knowledge & PLC troubleshooting experience classroom or working experience
Field service engineering experience
Project management experience
Working knowledge of ladder logic & PLC software such as Allen Bradley RS LOGIX 500 or 5000.
Ability to identify, maintain & troubleshoot PLCs & PLC components using relevant software.
Ability to identify, maintain & troubleshoot HMI components
Ability to identify, maintain & troubleshoot control network components
Ability to identify, maintain & troubleshoot Motor Controls including motor starters, Variable Frequency Drives, DC drives, & standard electrical components.
Industrial electrical hands-on experience & troubleshooting, including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, & 24VDC systems
Understand concepts of Warehouse Management System Software including Warehouse control systems
Reasoning, analytical & problem-solving skills
Ability to interpret drawings both mechanical & electrical
Ability to identify, maintain & utilize SCADA systems & KPI's