SCOPE OF POSITION: The Manufacturing Controls Technician is responsible for the support of field instrumentation, analytical troubleshooting and monitoring systems. He/she must be able to setup hardware, modify Allen Brady PLC’s and HMI’s, setup VFD and Servo Drives, provide maintenance support to the facility and perform all necessary electrical maintenance services to maximize the operation of all production lines. He/she must be able to interpret electrical schematics and be proficient with computers and controls related software. He/she shall be responsible for promoting all plant safety, GMP, food safety policies, and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ? Maintains the correct operation of all the production lines including all safety and electrical services. ? Modify PLC Code and HMI programs to maintain production. ? Perform firmware upgrades to PLC’s and HMI’s. ? Develop and/or modify HMI applications using Factory Talk ME/SE and Wonderware. ? Configure Network devices such has managed switches. ? Ability to read electrical schematics. ? Perform electrical maintenance, adjustments, and preventive maintenance of equipment to improve its operation and reliability. ? Perform all work conforming to Conagra Foods, OSHA and NEC codes. ? Follow all Safety and Good Manufacturing Policy rules. ? Exhibit flexibility when needed to help on special projects or in other areas of the facility when needed. ? Assists employees in the training of equipment safety and operating methods to maximize efficiencies. ? Communication with maintenance leadership via email as well as proficiency with SAP computerized maintenance system. ? Performs other duties as assigned in support of maintaining the facility and production lines producing safe, quality food. QUALIFICATIONS: The Controls Technician must have strong electrical and technical problem-solving skills and be PC literate. They must have strong personal skills, use good judgment, keep commitments, and be dependable. They must also adapt to change and willingly accept new responsibilities, projects, assignments, etc. Manufacturing Controls Technicians must accept accountability for their own performance and behavior. The person must have strong interpersonal skills, keep an open mind and listen to diverse views. They must respect, cooperate and work well with others, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and must be able to handle criticism and complaints. The Manufacturing Controls Technician must prioritize planned and unplanned work efficiently and reliably.