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Automation Technician - Princeton NJ

Firmenich Inc
United States, New Jersey, Princeton
December 03, 2023

Automation Technician

Princeton, NJ, US


CL 13

At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Your key responsibilities:

* Maintain and troubleshoot plant electrical distribution panels

* Install, maintain, and troubleshoot all 480vac to 24vdc plant electrical systems and Motor Control Centers

* Use EI&C, Mechanical and Operational skills to be able to troubleshoot and repair process and packaging equipment (fillers, conveyors, drives, packers, palletizers, etc.)

* Troubleshoot PLCs, Delta V, HMIs, VFDs, servo drives and other electronically controlled equipment

* Install, maintain, and troubleshoot Melter Toledo scales

* Install, setup, calibrate, inspect, and troubleshoot process instrumentation equipment

* Troubleshoot PLC and HMI (Wonderware and other) programming

* Must manage Excel spreadsheets for monthly reports, spare parts, daily repair logs, and scheduled PM's along with calibration documentation. Be familiar with maintenance CMMS systems (eMAINT).

* Provide on-going support for evolving machine controls needs and provide the daily support required to maintain the manufacturing systems by maintaining, troubleshooting, and modifying/editing EIC systems, technologies, and documentation

* Performs necessary steps to ensure Personnel Safety, Quality and Food Safety

* Performs other duties as assigned

We bring

* A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;

* The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;

* Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected - regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;

* A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;

* An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future

* We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs

You Bring:

* Formal EI&C education via trade/vocational school, military or other industrial electrical certification or equivalent work experience a plus

* Level 1 ISA certification desired

* Experience with Power Distribution Systems up to and including 480VAC with working knowledge of the N.E.C. and strong experience with basic electrical tools (Meggers, Amp meters, Volt meters, conduit tools, etc.). Able to read power and controls schematics.

* Minimum 3-5 years practical or work experience in electrical & instrumentation field

* Knowledge of GMPs and safe working habits in a chemical facility