Electrical & Automation Technician - 2nd and 3rd Shift Available

Medford, Wisconsin, us
Company: Nestle
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-07-28 22:03:48


To get the results a company wants, the priority must be on the people performing the work. Through leadership program investments, ongoing company paid education, continuous improvement tools and processes, we believe in building your capability with skills that will be valued at any Fortune 500 company. We invest in our people because we believe in them and their ability to bring the best products possible to the consumer.

We are a company that started locally and has grown into a billion dollar business. We have small town roots with big business support. This means we can reward our employees’ dedication and loyalty with great benefit packages, 401k matches, quarterly bonus payout and the potential to grow in the company. It also means we provide not only our on-site company store packed with discounted products as a perk but also access to discounts to partners outside of the Nestle brands.

Shifts Available: 

  • 2nd shift; Monday-Friday every other weekend; working 2pm-10pm 
  • 3rd shift; Monday-Friday every other weekend; working 10pm-6am
  • Pay:  $27.45/hr. - $30.45/hr. based upon experience


    The Electrical and Automation Technician is responsible for the daily electrical support for the factory. Additional duties include preventative maintenance and electrical support for capital and extraordinary maintenance projects. The position requires good communication skills and teamwork with all departments. Candidates will be chosen based on electrical competence and previous experience. Individuals will need strong time management skills, be self-motivated and self-directed to be able to complete in-plant electrical projects/repairs with minimal assistance. Also utilize equipment logs and reports, and data from computerized maintenance systems to track equipment reliability and manage time.


  • Electrical skills on the following technologies: PLCs: Pico, Mico, CompactLogix, SLC500, ControlLogix, Guardlogix and PLC-5 Servo’s: Ultra, Kinetix Networks: Ethernet /IP, Sercos, DH-485, DH+ and Remote I/O Safety devices: Guard I/O, Safety relays Drives: 160, 1305, 1336, PF4, PF40, PF70 Software: Linx, DriveExecutive, RSLogix5, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, PanelBuilder32, FactoryTalk View, Asset Centre, BOOTP-DHCP Server, RSNetworx Computer Skills including familiarity with: Electrical Software, Outlook, Excel, Word, SAP, and SharePoint Calibration duties including: Acquire and maintain calibration training Calibrate flow meters, RTDs, thermocouples, pressure sensors, scales, etc. Documenting calibration results Assisting with outside resources performing calibration
  • Skills on the following electrical testing devices to connect, set-up, and perform testing to troubleshoot plant issues Multimeters:AC,DC voltage and amperage, milliamp, millivolt, OHM’s , frequency and min/max readings Oscilloscope: AC,DC voltage and amperage, milliamp, millivolt, OHM’s , frequency and min/max readings Power Logger: AC connections IR Camera: Take images and review them with the Fluke software Calibration equipment: Calibration tester, dry blocks, etc.
  • Daily checklist (start-up Electrical)
  • Updating prints to reflect wiring changes
  • Creating and improving PMs
  • Participating in yearly plant shutdowns on the main electrical distribution systems
  • Re-builds of contactors
  • Removal and installation of equipment
  • Maintain close working relationship with equipment operators and line team leaders
  • Troubleshoot emergency equipment failures
  • Abide by all plant rules/policies including safety, GMP regulations and perform good housekeeping practices
  • Working with the other maintenance tech’s to increase their electrical skills
  • Must be able to work in a team based environment with all departments
  • Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in an Industrial Electrical technical field such as Automation Systems Technology or electrical Industrial or E&I Journeyman is preferred.
  • Highly skilled electrical troubleshooting of plc’s, servo’s, and safety relays for bad components or faulty wiring.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to interpret and comprehend technical literature and print documentation (European, American, Italian)
  • Working knowledge of switchboards, mcc’s, panel boards, control cabinets.
  • Utilize a computer (laptop/desktop) to troubleshoot and repair faulty networked components.
  • Obtaining and maintaining a Wisconsin state electrical license and continuing education may be required
  • Obtaining calibration training and maintaining certification may be required
  • The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants

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