Maintenance PLC Programmers (Step7)

Provide technical electrical support for Manufacturing Engineering Department in the area of process development and improvement, cost reduction and new part introductions.

Formal Prerequisites:

  • Associates/Technical Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (must).
  • 2 years experience in PLC and CNC programming and troubleshooting experience.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrician Code.
  • Ability to read & interpret electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical drawings.
  • Familiar with machine installation techniques.
  • Be able to use test equipment such as volt, amp, and ohmmeters.
  • Be familiar with machine equipment and manufacturer' s manuals and recommendation.
  • Experience maintaining Siemens 840 D Controls Systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical theory.
  • SAP experience preferred; Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Siemens S5 & S7 PLCs.

  • Solve electrical issues within all production equipment and service systems.
  • Start-up and debug new products, processes, tooling, and equipment.
  • Maintain machining and assembly technology; troubleshoot and repair production equipment.
  • Read & interpret electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical drawings for equipment.
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems replacing or adjusting proximity switches and optic sensors.
  • Troubleshoot motors-single phase, three phase, and direct current.
  • Troubleshoot breakdowns in machinery and equipment.
  • Apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in an industrial environment.
  • Plan layouts, install and repair wiring, electrical fixtures; troubleshoot and perform construction maintenance on buildings within the plant.
  • Prepare sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follow diagrams or blueprints.
  • Observe functioning or installed equipment or system to detect hazards an need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
  • Maintain PLC and CNC machine programming.
  • Troubleshoot programmable logic controlled equipment, making repairs to control systems.
  • Make program changes and document program and changes made.
  • Follow Lockout/Tagout procedures.
  • Assist with ongoing projects and product launch support.
  • Provide statistical data analysis.
  • Process development work including process innovation and design of experiment.
  • Provide training and assistance to maintenance personnel.

Additional Must Have Knowledge:
  • Siemens Step 7 (S7), Maintenance, Electrical/Electronic Equipment, Programming, Troubleshooting.

Additional Information:
  • # of Positions: 2
  • Shift: 1st and 2nd (negotiable)
  • OT: Yes
  • Travel: None
  • Geographic Requirements: None - will entertain local as a preferred preference, non-locals are also welcome.

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