Valencia, California Process Controls Technician

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  • Requisition Number R5093
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Location Valencia, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

2nd Shift (3pm-11:30pm)

The Process Controls Technician installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates control devices. Continuously evaluates all process control systems for reliability and proactively seeks methods to optimize the manufacturing processes and works closely with cross functional teams. The Process Controls Technician reports directly to Maintenance Supervisor.  

Key Responsibilities

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Designs, installs, program and troubleshoots electrical and electronic controls systems and components including PLC’s, VFD’s, HMI’s and process control loops.

  • Recommends measures to improve production methods and equipment performance.

  • Documents and communicates the installation and changes of control, electrical and electronic systems.

  • Works closely with outside vendors and technical representatives on control, electrical and electronic system problems and designs.

  • Manages assigned projects.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of electrical, mechanical, and controls engineering fundamentals, and creative with recommending solutions. A candidate who can make difficult decisions, act with urgency to deliver on customer needs, assisting the off shifts as deemed necessary and work with minimal supervision. A candidate who enjoys working and motivating others, including training others in process control applications or as a technical resource when working with mechanics, technicians, and vendors.

Critical Success Factors

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Knowledge or ability to read electrical/electronic and ladder schematics.

  • Preferred working knowledge of JDE/Oracle.

  • Close attention to detail.

Required Skills & Capabilities

In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • High School diploma/GED or 9 years work history equivalency of related work experience.

  • Associate degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Technology, or related military service training programs.

  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience in industrial control system development, installation, and troubleshooting.

  • Specific knowledge of GMP, IEEE specifications, ISA specifications

  • PLC and PC-Based HMI Programming and implementation experience, preferably Allen Bradley.

  • Good communication and organization skills.


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$77,900.00 - $117,000.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

Pharmavite provides compensation for all overtime hours worked by non-exempt (hourly) employees in accordance with state and federal law. The need to work overtime hours will be determined by management, based on customer and business necessity to meet the needs of our business, Pharmavite may require employees to work overtime.

Voluntary overtime requested by non-exempt employees must be approved in advance by the employee’s supervisor.

Visit to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


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