Automation Controls Technician

King's Hawaiian Bakery West

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Flowery Branch, GA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Joining King’s Hawaiian makes you part of our `ohana (family). We are a family-owned business for over seventy years, respecting our roots while thinking about our future as we continue to grow and care for our customers and the communities we serve. Our `ohana members build an environment of inclusivity as they freely collaborate, pursue learning through curiosity, and explore innovation as critical thinkers. Beyond that, we are also passionate about supporting the long-term health and well-being of our employees and their families. If you’re excited to rise with our team, come and join our `ohana!


Support and maintain electrical and process controls in a bakery manufacturing environment. This includes instrumentation, electrical and process controls issues. This role services requests and provides support to all production and maintenance related functions along with electrical and process control troubleshooting. Diagnosing and communicating problems, root causes and short/long term solutions!

Job Requirements:

  • Solve complex automation issues through various control systems such as RS Logix 5000, Studio 5000, RSNetworx, FactoryTalk Studio ME, and FactoryTalk Studio SE.
  • Program, service, repair, and maintain instrumentation, electrical, and process controls.
  • Maintain and update electrical schematics using AutoCAD.


  • Strong PLC/PAC/HMI/Networking programming knowledge utilizing Allen-Bradley RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, FactoryTalk Studio ME/SE, RSNetworx, Ethernet/IP, AutoCad, and MS Office Suite.
  • Must understand the theory and operation of Variable Frequency Drives with an emphasis on Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 40, 40P, 70, 700 Series, and 525. Solid understanding of networking VFD’s (ControlNet and Ethernet) is a must. Solid understanding and ability to tackle electrical circuits and motors up to and including 480 volts.
  • Proven experience operating DMM and clamp on ammeter.
  • National Electrical code application experience is a plus. Electrical power distribution preferred.
  • In lieu of formal training, five (5) years experience in the maintenance of processing, plant electrical, and/or instrumentation will be considered.

Education: AA/AS Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 3 - 5

The responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company’s business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

King's Hawaiian is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our ohana.