ROYAL CANIN Maintenance Shif Technician - E & I in NORTH SIOUX CITY, South Dakota

Responsible for diagnosing and troubleshooting equipment and systems during factory runtime and downtime. Responsible for various reliability functions within the site. This associate will have vast knowledge of PLC functions including the ability to troubleshoot and repair. The associate will work in both preventative and unplanned maintenance activities. Ability to respond quickly and prioritize activities is required. Primary Duties:* Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment and systems during factory runtime and down time. Make adjustments based on evaluations taken during the shift.* To respond to unplanned work orders to safely and quickly bring equipment back to production.*Ensure complete and timely closeout of unplanned work orders with a clear description of the observed problems, actions taken and any follow-ups that may be required.* Communicate issues observed to the System Technician and develop solutions for recurrent issues.* Drive implementation of a "Continuous Improvement" organization that demonstrates improvement by continuously driving faults lower.* Can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.* Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot and cold, dust, dirt and chemicals* Perform assigned preventive maintenance on equipment and systems.* Work with the System Technicians to improve performance of systems.* To thoroughly train associates new to the area.* Able to complete all tasks in the area abiding by Mars Safety Practices.* Able to complete all tasks in the area assigned by manager abiding by the Quality Practices and Safety practices.* Adopt our OS and use it daily.* Every associate has responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.Minimum QualificationsMust have 3 years of experience in a maintenance capacity within a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of electrical systems using 480 volt 3 phase as well as 240 volt through 24 volt single phase systems.Controls and instrumentation knowledge including, but not limited to, Wonderware HMI system chart recorders, resistance temperature detectors, pressure differential transmitters and 4-20 MA loop control systems.Ability to troubleshoot programmable logic controllers (PLCs) hardware including Allen Bradley PCLs as well as others used in the field. Also needs to have software familiarity with Proworx, Concept, Unity software, or similar packages and others used in the field.Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, analyze and resolve technical problems. Ability to read and interpret blueprints as well as basic intermediate PLC ladder logic.Working knowledge of Allen Bradley, Square D, and Factory Talk variable frequency drives and other common drives used in the field.Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.Knowledge of industrial plant systems, equipment and operations.Team working skills at a variety of function levels.Proficient in the use of industrial mechanics tools, electricianis tools, instrumentation and controls tools and rigging/millwork tools.Able to complete all tasks in the area assigned by managers abiding by the Mars Safety and Quality Practices.Physical requirements: Ability to perform all needed physical activities without restrictions. (Maximum of 50 pounds lifting.) Preferred Qualifications:* Predictive maintenance skills* PC skills including the use of MP2/CMMS system to plan and close work orders. Ability to read and interpret blueprints as well as basic intermediate PLC ladder logic.* Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.* Basic material machining and welding knowledge.* The ability to certify and operate a forklift.* Bilingual - Ability to communicate clearly in Spanish a plus.Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic