Control Systems Technician (Traverse City, MI) in Traverse City, MI at JLL

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description
The Technical Services Representative will be working within a 24x7 supermarket/logistics environment providing operations and maintenance services to controls, focusing on equipment troubleshooting and maintaining equipment such as scanners, cameras, printers,, scales, networks, complex computer repairs, restaging computers, replacing drives in servers, UPS equipment, IBM servers, battery packs, power modules and general maintenance including but not limited to meat saws,  meat grinders, chicken rotisserie, deli slicers, and cardboard balers.

Responsibilities will include

  • Maintain systems, including PLC/PC controllers and networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.
  • Monitor metrics and partner with facilities/operations for system performance issues.
  • Communicate technical issues to Facilities and Operations management.

Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking
  • Lifting parts and tools weighing on average 20 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals) manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)
  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces

Basic Qualifications:

  • UST Class B Certification
  • TIA A+ Certification
  • Ability to identify, maintain and troubleshoot PLC's and PLC components
  • Ability to identify and maintain  food service equipment
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and troubleshoot UPS components
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and troubleshoot control network components
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and troubleshoot Motor Controls including motor starters, Variable Frequency Drives, DC drives, and standard electrical components.
  • Electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting, including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems
  • Reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interpret drawings both mechanical and electrical
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and utilize SCADA systems and KPI's
  • Ability to train others with lesser skills
  • Ability to access all levels and areas of the facility
  • Ability to interpret and understand policies and procedures and relate them to others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Systems controls knowledge or programming experience
  • Field service engineering experience
  • Systems trainer or training experience
  • Experience supporting a wide range of different conveyors and sortation systems
  • Experience with advanced automation controls systems

Operation Support & Customer Service:

  • Promoting and conduct good housekeeping practices
  • Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric
  • Flexibility with work hours and days. (7 days a week operation, including holidays)

Dedicated to supporting production the client by working in a safe, customer focused manner. Must be highly self-motivated.

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