Sherman, TX   /   Electrical & Instrumental Technician

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Job Code: 1460
Job Title: Electrical & Instrumental Technician
Location: Sherman, TX
Job Category: Technicians

Job Description:
Sunny Delight Beverage Company in Sherman, Texas has an employment opportunity for a highly skilled Electrical, Instrumentation, and Controls (E&I) technician. The successful candidate will demonstrate advanced levels of leadership and technical skills with minimal direction. This individual will support and maintain plant electrical, controls and instrumentation systems and will have the ability to operate equipment and machinery safely while meeting all quality and production expectations. The successful candidate will be expected to work on any shift based on the team's shift rotation schedule.

•Maintain and troubleshoot plant electrical distribution panels
•Install, maintain and troubleshoot all 480vac to 24vdc plant electrical systems and Motor Control Centers
•Use E&I, Mechanical and Operational skills to be able to troubleshoot and repair process and packaging equipment (fillers, conveyors, drives, packers, palletizers, etc) as well as operate this equipment.
•Troubleshoot and repair PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, servo drives and other electronically controlled equipment
•Install, setup, calibrate, inspect and troubleshoot process instrumentation equipment
•Troubleshoot PLC and HMI (Wonderware and other) programming
•Install new equipment and implement engineering changes
•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 E&I systems, technologies, and documentation
•Electrical training of new E&I Tech's and Plant Technicians
•Operate packaging/process systems as needed to support team staffing needs (flow to the work)
•Provide leadership to the team/plant for both technical and operational challenges and flows to the work to improve team performance
•Develops others on team
•Performs necessary steps to ensure Personnel Safety, Quality and Food Safety
•Performs other duties as assigned


REQUIRED Education/Work Experience:
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Demonstrated mechanical skills/knowledge
•Minimum 2 years work experience in electrical & instrumentation position
•Experience using Microsoft Office software

DESIRED Education/Work Experience:
•Formal E&I education via trade/vocational school, military or other industrial electrical certification or equivalent work experience a plus
•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.
•Experienced with integrating electrical, instrumentation and mechanical knowledge into a single troubleshooting system and operating equipment experience
•Experience with the Utilities, Process, and Machine Controls systems below or equivalent:
•PLC-5, SLC-500, ControlLogix 5000
•Communication Networks (DH+, Controlnet, Devicenet, Ethernet)
•Experience with Refrigeration/HVAC systems, vision systems, online printing/coding system is a plus
•Allen Bradley 1336, SEW drives, Power Flex series motor controls, Pacific Scientific/Krones/Rockwell or other Servo Controls or equivalent
•Knowledge of Operator Interface Systems: Wonderware HMI and PanelView HMI or equivalent
•Experience with Instrumentation
•Experienced in the calibration of flow, pressure, level, and temperature instruments.
•Capable of supporting basic board level electronic system repairs (i.e. troubleshoot to the board level and replace boards as necessary)
•Experience using Autocad software
•Familiar with P&IDs and able to use as tool for troubleshooting
•Experience in a flexible, multi-skilled, team based working environment
•Food and Beverage or Packaging Industry experience

Comprehensive benefits include:
- Medical
- Dental/Vision
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Holidays
- Disability (short term/long term)
- 401K with company match

•Note: Benefits start on the first working day for ALL employees

All applicants must have an active email address to apply online. Yahoo, Hotmail, and Gmail provide free email accounts.

Sunny Delight Beverages Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans & the disabled are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or national, permanent resident, refugee or asylee, or temporary resident under the legalization program of the 1986 Immigration Act. Sunny Delight Beverages Company does not offer practical training positions nor sponsor foreign citizens to obtain work visa or permanent residency (except for certain highly specialized roles such as some R&D positions requiring Doctorate degrees.)

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