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PLC Technician

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Minong
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWhen it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We re not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It s in our DNA. We ve turned a family recipe into the world s largest meat snack business, that s still proudly family owned and operated.We re a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey
whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It s a journey we share with you. It s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.At Jack Link s Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground, to realize our vision of becoming the World s #1 Protein Snack Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?Join the team, make a difference, be part of something bigger.Link Snacks, Ink ( Jack Link s ) is the #1 Meat Snack brand in the U.S. Headquartered in Minong, Wisconsin, Link Snacks is a family-owned and operated company that represents a heritage of quality, safety and innovation. The company is made up of passionate team members who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products. Sold in more than 40 countries, the Link Snacks
family of companies owns a portfolio of brands that includes Jack Link s, Lorissa s Kitchen, Wild River, Golden Island, MATADOR, BiFi, and Peperami.Job DescriptionJack Links is seeking a PLC--Technician at our Minong, WI plant.Nestled in the secluded, beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin, Minong offers year round activities for the outdoor lover. Whether you're into fishing, snowmobiling, riding ATVs or fitness at the Jack Link's Aquatic Activity Center, Minong has something for everyone. Relocation assistance provided for the right candidate. This is truly a dream job for someone with mechatronics, robotics, controls, engineering or automation background.PLC--technicians must monitor and operate machines designed to perform tasks with minimal human intervention. Technicians check meters and gauges to verify that machines work properly and analyze the results to ensure they meet company standards. They also troubleshoot problems and perform repairs when machines develop problems, preferably while processes continue to run. Must also prepare reports for managers and recommend upgrades or changes to processes.Salary range 70k - 90k/yearJob Related Skills/Responsibilities---------------- Think critically to solve problems and be detail oriented.---------------- Be comfortable using digital hardware and software.---------------- Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.---------------- Report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/foreman/supervisor.---------------- Ensure safety devices are installed and working properly.---------------- Suggest improvements; continuously improve the quality of all support activities.---------------- Adhere to all company personnel policies.---------------- Follow daily production schedule and help achieve specified goals.---------------- Ensure product conforms to specifications.---------------- Follow good manufacturing practices, along with company SOP s and SSOP s.---------------- Use industrial programming skills to program, train, operate, and maintain-- automated equipment.---------------- Self-Motivated to work independently with or without supervision with solid follow-- through.---------------- Proficient understanding of ladder logic programming.---------------- Maintain and update existing PLC / Controls system.---------------- Work with Maintenance personnel to troubleshoot machine issues.---------------- Research and integrate new systems and/or technology.---------------- Maintain accurate records pertaining to work performed.Administrative Skills---------------- Able to organize and prioritize in a multi-tasking environment.---------------- Able to effectively communicate using the English language (speak, read, and-- write).---------------- Have general maintenance knowledge.---------------- Able to follow instructions.---------------- Able to perform general maintenance.---------------- Have good problem-solving abilities.--Safety---------------- Monitor Unsafe Behavior.---------------- Follow all OSHA Guidelines.---------------- Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to management.---------------- Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)------------------------i.---------- Earplug----------------------ii.---------- Hairnet-- -- -- -- -- --iii.---------- Beard-net----------------------iv.---------- Protective eyewear-------------------- --v.---------- Slip resistant footwear-- -- -- -- -- -- vi.-- -- --Face MaskLeadership---------------- Build and support a culture at LSI which values Personnel Safety and Food Safety.---------------- Must Demonstrate the Jack Link s Values: Be Real
Relationship Driven
-- Stewardship
Speed Matters
Self Discipline
Show Awesome Character.---------------- Build and support a culture of openness and accountability within (and out-side) the--assigned department.---------------- Demonstrate professionalism; encourage and insist on positive attitudes and--behaviors from team members.---------------- Encourage team member initiative and innovation and show recognition for effort--and achievement.---------------- Create and cultivate positive work relationships at all levels of LSI.Communication---------------- Communicate with peers, subordinates, and leaders in an effective, timely manner.---------------- Ability to collaborate with remote employees and work as part of a team.---------------- Suggest improvements; continuously improve the quality of all support activities.---------------- Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related-problems.Qualifications---------------- Associates Degree (or equivalent).---------------- Proficient with industrial programming:-------------------------------- -- -- --i.---------- Wonderware Software-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ii.---------- Allen Brady (Logix 500, Logix, 5000, Studio 5000, Factory Talk ME)-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- iii.---------- Bosch-Rexroth (Indra Works, Indra Logics)Programs will be dependent on the area you will work in.Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook).--Desired Qualifications---------------- 1-3 years previous experience in automation.---------------- Robotics/Automation specialization and training.Additional informationJack link's is a family-owned, family-run business, and the #1 manufacturer of protein snacks worldwide.--We offer:Steady, predictable shiftsA passionate team--Strong family valuesCareer opportunities with a goal to promote from within --Competitive pay including a bonus planGreat benefits including a medical plan, dental plan and vision planPaid Time Off (PTO) and holiday payDiscounted productAdditional InformationPhysical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job.-- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear.-- The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms.-- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.-- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a food plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors. Travel may be required.Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.E-VERIFY:Jack Link s is participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.-- For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:----http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employeesAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.--

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