New Albany, Ohio Automation Controls Technician (New Albany, Ohio)

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  • Requisition Number R6038
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Production Planning & Control
  • Location New Albany, Ohio

HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.

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.

Process Controls Technician (Day Shift- Relocation)

New Albany, Ohio

Position Summary:

Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates control devices which automate industrial manufacturing processes. Continuously evaluates all process control systems for reliability and proactively seeks methods to optimize the manufacturing processes. Works closely with the maintenance team, operations, engineering, Technical Operations, R&D, and Information Technology departments.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

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

  • Act as a first line of defense to troubleshoot faulty control systems and implement systemic solutions to avoid future failures.

  • Trains other maintenance and engineering personnel in process control applications, use, and troubleshooting.

  • Recommends measures to improve production methods and equipment performance.

  • Continually improves process control systems through advanced process control, alarm management, and operator interface optimization.

  • Records and conveys information regarding the installation and modifications of controls and electrical systems.

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

  • Manages assigned projects, ensuring efficient operations in project areas in accordance with Pharmavite Safety and Project Management Office requirements, SOP’s, and GMP’s. 

  • Ensures functional operation and preventative maintenance of equipment to reduce/eliminate accidental injury.   

  • Familiarity with all basic hand tools, multi-meter, and PLC Hardware (I/O modules, communication modules, CPUs, and safety relays).

  • Skilled working with electrical systems including 480VAC & 24VDC power.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

Minimum of an associate degree in electrical/Electronic Engineering or Technology or related military service training programs.

Certification:

None.

Experience:

Minimum of five (5) years maintenance experience in industrial control system development, installation, and troubleshooting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Requires:

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

  • Strong background in systems design and automation, including a solid understanding of electrical, mechanical, and controls engineering fundamentals.

  • Specific knowledge of GMP, GAMP guidelines, IEEE specifications, ISA specifications, ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials) specifications and batch process control in the life science industry.

  • A firm foundation in automation, controls, electronics, pharmaceutics and/or food & beverage manufacturing.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Effective organizational skills.

  • Ability to make presentations and recommendations in the area of responsibility.

  • Skilled in layout and installation of electrical and communication lines.

Physical Requirements:

Works in both the manufacturing and office environments which require the ability to sit for long periods of time and to move freely through the production and warehousing areas.

Environment:

Exposure to disagreeable elements is negligible.  Frequently works in production areas.

Safety:

The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self.

or others.

Supervisory Responsibility:

 None.  May act as a technical resource when working with mechanics and technicians.


OUR OFFER

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

$66,523.00 - $109,880.00

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 Pharmavite.com/careers 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.

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

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Qualified Applicants with arrest or conviction records will be considered for Employment in accordance with the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Ordinance for Employers and the California Fair Chance Act.

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