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Maintenance Specialist-Electrician - All Shifts Available - Quarterly Bonus Eligible

Company: Council Bluffs Payroll Company
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Plant Electrician position that includes up to a $1500 quarterly bonus and an improved pay scale

The Plant Electrician is responsible for a variety of duties including but not limited to safely providing maintenance support to our fast-paced Council Bluffs, IA plant. Utilize both excellent electrical/electronic skills and knowledge (PLCs, AC, DC motors and drives, schematics) and mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, power transmission, lubrication) in our manufacturing environment. Work positively with maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot and solve problems.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for position
  • Ability to work holidays
  • Regular attendance to ensure production requirements are met
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend written instructions in English
  • Knowledge of electronic testing equipment
  • Knowledge of Planned Maintenance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others as a team
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics/prints
  • Advanced computer skills including knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Ability to complete work/purchase requests
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
    Job Duties:
    • Responsible for assisting Lean Initiatives such as Set-Up Reductions and TPM.
    • Drive Productivity Improvements (Cycle Time Reduction) in Assigned Departments by Optimizing Programming, Tooling, and Fixturing.
    • Develop and load part programs into controller using any of the below methods: Keyboard; Computer, IE Manufacturing.
    • Ability to program variety of machines and controls such as: Fanuc, Siemens, Allen Bradley, GE
    • Ability to make machine setups.
    • Assist with New Equipment Opportunities and Installations.
    • Install, maintain, and operate all plant electrical (e.g., switch gear, high/low voltage, drives, parts, etc.)
      • Set-up all electronic equipment for scheduled production runs
      • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair all electronic equipment (e.g., wiring, scales, metal detectors, etc.)
      • Troubleshoot and program PLC's including wiring
      • Conduct daily/weekly PM's
      • Maintain plant lighting
      • Troubleshoot and program CIP
      • Fabricate custom electronic parts
      • Implement safety devices on production lines
      • Complete required reports (e.g., PM, Work Orders, Centerline, etc.)
      • May perform other duties as assigned
        Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
        • Aptitude for both electrical and mechanical environments as well as familiarity with mechanical and electrical equipment
        • Willingness to work overtime is required
        • Strong communication skills
        • Proven commitment to safety
        • Advanced troubleshooting skills
        • Excellent attention to detail
        • Ability to solve problems independently
        • Knowledge of Plant safety, GMP's, confined spaces
        • Ability to be LOTO/PIT certified
        • Knowledge of normal/abnormal

          Education: High school diploma or GED required. College or trade school preferred.

          Experience Required: A minimum of 6 months experience in an industrial maintenance environment and/or equivalent military experience. PLC certification preferred and/or journeyman license.

          Our Benefits:

          We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:
          • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
          • Wealth: great salaries, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
          • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
          • Balance: paid-time off , flexible work-schedules

            Our Company:

            Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.

            We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit

            Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

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