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Automation Controls Technician

Company: Amcor
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Join Amcor and you can be part of the team that makes the packaging of the future better for people and our planet. - - Here at Amcor, we work together every day to make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the globe by providing packaging for essential products, including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal-care. - We are sustainability leaders in our industry. We are the first global packaging company to commit to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. - Our products are vital to support the lives of millions of people across the globe every day. We are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to innovating and driving new solutions to create more sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit -www.amcor.com -I LinkedIn -I -Glassdoor -I -Facebook -I -Twitter -I -YouTube At Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP), our teams are focused on developing and making plastic bottles and jars that create a unique experience and are better for the environment. -Our bottles and jars are primarily made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which has -rapidly become the world's preferred packaging material. PET is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable*. With approximately 6,000 people across about 50 manufacturing operations in 11 countries and an annual revenue of US$2.9 Billion, ARP provides rigid packaging solutions to the beverage, pharmaceutical, food, and home and personal care segments. Learn more about the many benefits of PET bottles -here. - *with existing technologies including chemical recycling Position Overview The Automation Controls Technician supports the plant and maintenance department in its effort to update and maintain plant electronic communications and controls in all areas including office, production floor , equipment and inter-plant communications. - - Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Amcor No Injuries Safety Contract, and as trained
  • Controls/electrical troubleshooting of packaging, processing, and plant utilities
  • Particpate in all phases of automation systems life cycle including design, development, test, installation, startup and support
  • Serve as the plant expert in control and automation technology and train others in this technology
  • Conduct scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Perform scheduled equipment rebuilds
  • Complete monthly safety activities
  • All other duties as assigned - - - - - Qualifications
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform essential functions.
    • Bachelor's degree required. Combined education and/or experience may be considered.
    • Minimum of 2 years' experience as an Industrial Electrician or similar role
    • Strong electrical and controls troubleshooting ability
    • Experience with low voltage systems (24VDC to 480 VAC)
    • Experience in practicing advanced methods in the application of PLC, motion controls, and SCADA systems
    • Experience with device and information networks, sensors, and other instrumentation to automate manufacturing systems (DeviceNet, ControlNet, EtherNet, DHRIO, TCP/IP)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends, daily overtime or overtime outside of your regular scheduled hours as required Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organization listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860's and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organization empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites. - - At Amcor we believe in talent through diversity and promote equal opportunity in the workplace and recognise that discrimination and harassment of co-workers based on race, creed, disability, gender, marital or maternity status, religious or political beliefs, age or sexual orientation is unlawful. #CB IND123

Keywords: Amcor, Fairfield , Automation Controls Technician, Professions , Fairfield, California

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