Electrical Controls Engineering Technician in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 3/27/2020

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

The Electrical Controls Engineer/Technician will be responsible for providing direction and be able to execute the programming for, installation of, and technical troubleshooting support of PLC ladder-logic based hardware and software applications throughout the plant. The candidate should have skills with Allen Bradley Controls hardware, WonderWare, AutoCad and Ethernet devices.
Typical work may include but is not limited to:
Troubleshoot, repair and install electrical and electronic equipment and instrumentation.
Configure, scale and validate instrumentation using Laptop Computer, HART communicator, or other appropriate test equipment.
Restore and modify Allen Bradley (Control Logix, Compact Logix, PLC-5) PLC programs and verify correct software revisions/editions.
Restore, modify and establish Allen Bradley VFD parameters via HIM, Ethernet, USB, etc using software or manually installing values.
Maintain programmable logic controller (PLC) backup files using state of the art software and maintain/catalog these backups for support. Interpret electrical and electronic symbols and their functions as they pertain to electrical drawings/schematics.
Read interpret and update Allen Bradley PLC ladder programs, connect Laptop Computer to PLC via network protocols (serial, DH485, DH+, E-net, C-net, D-net, RS-485, RS-232, etc.).
Read, interpret and update electrical blueprints, schematics and flow diagrams.
Experience with new equipment installations
Maintain records applicable to the job. Use CMMS to obtain spare parts, retrieve work orders and generate new work orders. Assume responsibility for signing out spare parts and completing repair tags.
Work with planner to implement PM schedules and spare parts requirements for equipment.
Communicate with outside contractors and vendors to identify necessary repairs and to oversee projects.
Record maintenance activities, develop and execute job plans, and communicate new procedures used in troubleshooting.
Provide leadership and serve as a technical resource to associates training in the electrical discipline.
Perform work audits for self and other associates.
Comply with housekeeping and safety rules.
Provide direction and be able to execute the programming for, installation of, and technical troubleshooting support of PLC ladder-logic based hardware and software applications throughout the plant
Provide controls and systems engineering support for emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production peak and off-peak run times as needed.
Assist with and provide guidance for the compliance of plant safety regulations such as (Arch Flash Electrical Safety- NFPA-70E; LOTO, Energized Work Permits, Safe Cell Entry).
Read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, machinery assembly drawings, create component hardware BOMs, and determine additional system/hardware components for the design of electrical control systems and circuitry diagrams to perform required maintenance and service.
Diagnose process and machinery problems utilizing root cause failure analysis techniques, replace or repair equipment parts, test and make adjustments as required
Perform related maintenance duties as required.

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