Electrical Technician

September 12, 2022

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Job Description

• Performs planned maintenance activities (work orders and PM’s)

• Carries out process trouble shooting and performs Root Cause Analysis

• Performs assigned daily rounds

• Manages small projects including minor contractor activities

• Continuous Improvement- Assists with implementation of continuous improvement projects to increase through-put, improve quality, enhance safety, etc

• Works with the Lead Maintenance Technicians and the Engineers to make ongoing system improvements

• Provides input and technical assistance to engineering projects

• Prioritizes and manages work assigned to ensure immediate response to emergencies, diagnoses faults quickly and makes immediate repairs

• Initiates, plans, and coordinates work performed by other associates, contractors and /or self. (Unplanned, planned, changeovers etc.)

• Installs mechanical/electrical equipment according to the manufacturer’s recommendations in a timely manner for an optimal production timeline that avoids lengthy periods without loss of business

• Ensures that predictive maintenance techniques are implemented correctly.

• Makes input for spares needed to support asset management program

• An HND in Electrical Engineering/Electronics

• Minimum 3 – 7 years’ experience in the food industry

• Basic electrical circuit knowledge

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints as well as basic to intermediate PLC ladder logic

• Ability to troubleshoot faults on production equipment

• Ability to work on process control instruments such as temperature transmitters, level transmitters, level switches etc.

• Proficiency in MS Office and basic PC skills

• Ability to produce quality reports

• Working knowledge of Omron, Siemens, Danfoss, Schneider variable frequency drives and other common drives used in the field

• Maintains current knowledge of best-in-class maintenance practices and predictive maintenance activities

• Basic Electrical PCB troubleshooting

• Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills

• Enquiring and analytical thinking ability

• A self-starter with high energy and a bias for action