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Controls Electrician - Reese Plant

Company: The Hershey Company
Location: Hershey
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Hershey, PAPosition Type: HourlySign-On Bonus: $10,000The Hershey Company Reese plant is a Non-Union plant producing products such as Reese's Peanut Butter Cups & Kit Kat, in a high-speed complex environment. Pay: Starting Pay is $37.10/hour$1.00/hour additional shift premium for working 2nd or 3rd shift$10,000 Sign-On BonusOT Potential! Manufacturing Incentive Plan (MIP) Eligible Total Rewards * Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision)-Starting Day 1! * 401(k) Retirement Plan - with generous company match* Hershey Stock Purchase Program* Tuition Reimbursement* Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability Shifts: * Must be available, upon hiring, to work any shift as assigned. Shifts will be awarded based on the needs of the business unit.* 2nd Shift - Monday-Friday, 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm* 3rd Shift - Sunday-Thursday, 11:00 pm - 7:30 am* Overtime available as scheduled* Schedule assignments upon hire are determined by plant needs and will be discussed during the interview process. Candidate Process: *Qualified applicants will need to successfully complete an electrical written and hands-on electrical skills assessment. Those receiving a passing score on both the written and hands-on electrical skills assessments will advance to an onsite interview with the hiring team. Summary:The primary role of the Controls Electrician is to maintain and optimize electrical manufacturing equipment and systems.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, apparatus and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes. Test electrical system and continuity of circuits in electrical writing, equipment and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system. Accept full responsibility for all safety procedures as stated in the JSA (Job Safety Analysis). Demonstrate self-motivational drive, in learning new technologies as they apply. Communicate appropriately with operators, mechanics, other electricians, engineers, supervisors and plant leadership. Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, understand and help maintain work orders, preventative maintenance system and in SAP Work from ladders and lifts to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures. Read and interpret electrical schematics. Demonstrate the initiative to investigate and offer improvements to our plant operation Service, clean, and inspect equipment periodically following established PM's (Preventative Maintenance). Safely operate mobile equipment such as fork trucks, hand trucks, lifts, boom lifts, etc. Utilize problem solving techniques in interacting with other employees in resolving issues. Adhere to LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out) procedure. Have a basic understanding of belts, belt drives, chain drives, gear boxes, and conveyors. Create notifications and follow up on repairs. Evaluate and make recommendations to change PM (Preventative Maintenance) schedule of contents. Make up a bill of materials as required. Read and interpret written description or engineering schematics. PM and troubleshoot Motoman and ABB Robots. Learn, utilize, and troubleshoot programs with software like Panelview, Factory Talk, RS Logix, Siemens. Direct and train others to install, maintain, or repair electrical writing and equipment. Be able to provide expert knowledge and guidance to other employees in your field.Minimum Qualifications: Must be flexible to work on all shifts as seniority allows. Must be available to work weekends, holidays and overtime when scheduled. Must be authorized to work in the United States Must possess either a journeyman's card from a state approved apprenticeship program or a minimum of 3 years of hands on electrical work in manufacturing systems maintenance or equivalent military experience. Must be able to achieve a passing score on both a written and practical electrical exam Must have basic understanding of PCs and basic computer skills Must possess experience in industrial electrical systems Must possess experience in process control & instrumentation Must possess experience with motors and controls (AC and DC) Must possess experience with analog and digital devices Must possess experience with schematics and electrical print readingPreferred Qualifications: Experience within a Food manufacturing / manufacturing environment is preferred Completion of coursework in the Electrical discipline Experience with Safe Quality Food (SQF) practices is preferred Experience with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is preferred Experience with Autonomous Maintenance (AM) is preferred Experience with Continuous Improvement methodology is preferredPhysical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs Regularly required to work around operating equipment, work in confined spaces, stand, walk, reach, stoop, crawl, twist, bend and climb ladders Working Conditions: Work will be performed within a manufacturing facility The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required to include but not limited to safety toe shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses/goggles, bump caps, hair and beard nets, and gloves Wearing company issued uniforms is a requirement #LI-MF1 The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected VeteransIf you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact the HR Service Center ( PDN-99152663-75ad-42ec-890d-7a359456d819

Keywords: The Hershey Company, Reading , Controls Electrician - Reese Plant, Professions , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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