Kettle Cuisine

1st Shift Electrical/Mechanical Controls Technician

  • Location:   Lynn, MA
  • Position Type:   Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of all KC Lynn equipment ensuring product quality, employee safety, and food safety standards, as well as regulatory requirements are met or exceeded.

Areas of responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Production lines, Prep Areas, Dry and Finish Goods Storage, Chillers, Kitchen Ventilation, Fire and Safety Systems, Buildings and Grounds, CIP, and Bulk Chemicals.

Supports adherence to the production schedule developed by the Master Scheduler ensuring the highest levels of customer service and production efficiency by ensuring effective and efficient equipment operation and limited downtime.

Job Duties:

Maintain, install, repair, and troubleshoot all systems, equipment, in the facilities. Perform rebuilds to return equipment to OEM specifications.

Completes schedule Preventative Maintenance tasks as assigned.

Perform adjustments and calibration procedures on various forms of process equipment.

Make necessary electrical installations and/or repairs per NEC.

Troubleshooting equipment using ladder logic and schematics. Use electrical test instrumentation examples: volt meter, megger, and Ohm meter. Maintain a written or electronic log of any highlights occurring during shift coverage.

Assures that Employee Job Safety Accountabilities are completed. Identifies compliance issues promptly and reports to appropriate individual.

With QA and Safety, and others as appropriate, assists in execution of action plans related to health and safety and assures the highest levels of compliance.

Performs other maintenance tasks as assigned.

Qualifications Required Qualifications/Education/Skills Candidate must have working knowledge of industrial control systems, PLC systems and relay logic.

Must have proven experience and ability in electrical/mechanical and electronic troubleshooting techniques. Good communication skills to work with plant personnel and vendors.

Two-year degree, Electronics Certification, 5 years in related field or equivalent training Demonstrated proficiency with computers and software

Food manufacturing experience preferred

Allen Bradley PLC and Wonderware experience is a plus

Personal Qualities/Characteristics Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results High level of personal initiative, self-driven, action and results oriented Thrives in a challenging, entrepreneurial atmosphere; open to change and creating change Strong communication skills, both oral and written Excellent interpersonal skills, team player, generates enthusiasm, builds effective working relationships at all levels

Physical Demands: Climb and balance Lifting up to 50 lbs.

Job Environment Manufacturing environment – Conditions can be wet and cold Must be willing to work all shifts, weekends and some holidays

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