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Electronic Specialist

Trivium Packaging

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Mccarran, NV
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Summary: Under the direction of the Production / Engineering Manager, is responsible for improving the design, installation, maintenance and operation of all types of control devices and electronic accessories, working with production, maintenance personnel, and vendors. Work with computers, programmable logic controllers, electronic control devices, vision systems, scanners and miscellaneous peripherals that support production. Will assist shift electricians when necessary.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
 Maintain hardware & software for all plant PLC controllers, electronic devices, vision systems, inkjet printers, robotic and automated programmable equipment.
 Make programming changes as required to optimize process & quality.
 Working Knowledge of 480v 3-Phase systems, 220v and 110V systems.
 Perform daily safety checks on electrical systems and equipment.
 Ability to read a variety of measuring devices, drawings and schematics.
 Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues in all departments.
 Be available for call-outs in cases of emergencies and breakdowns.
 Must be able and willing to work alternative shifts when necessary for maintenance
 Conduct inventory of materials to ensure sufficient stock to maintain operations.
 Work with Team member to make recommendations for process improvements.
 Read, follow and understand manuals and blueprints.
 Fill-in operating production equipment in all departments as assigned
 Forklift operation
 5S/Housekeeping
 Other duties as assigned by management
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:
 Must have a solid understanding and ability to troubleshoot electronic components and control systems.  Must have the ability to write PLC programs and have a working knowledge of PC programs.  Should be an excellent communicator and have the ability to work with a wide variety of personnel.  Training of other personnel in electronic troubleshooting will be required.  Working knowledge of measuring devices (mechanical and electrical) and competency with mathematics, electrical calculations including “amps”, “voltage”, “resistance” and “capacitance”.  Ability to work at heights following all safety procedures  Ability to read blueprints& electronic schematics.  Identify and resolve complex problems in a timely manner with a sense of urgency.
 Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with good communication skills.
 Demonstrates attention to detail.
 Communicate with others within and outside the department.
 Able to read and interpret written information
 Proven problem-solving experience
 Must be team oriented with good energy and initiative
 Ability to complete administrative tasks as necessary
Education and or Experience
 Prefer degree in electronics related field or must have at least three years of industrial
experience with electronics, computers, and control systems, or have equivalent technical education.
 High School Diploma/GE
Computer Skills
PLC programming skills required.
Other Skills and Abilities
Employee must be punctual and reliable.
Availability to work variety of shifts and weekends.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in confined spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 75 pounds and frequently lift between 1- 50 pounds. There is no continual lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition. Good hand eye coordination is necessary. Occasionally 1-33%, frequently 34-66% and continuously 67-100% of the time.
Average hours per week 40 or 36/48
Usual shift worked is Multiple
Stand 91%
Sit 9%
Walk 40%
Lift 30%
Twist 50%
Squat 20%
Crawl 0%
Climb 0%
Bend 20% (90 degrees)
Reach above shoulders 10%
Kneel 2%
Work at heights as required
This position requires ability to lift:
Up to 15 lbs Frequently
16-30 lbs Frequently
31-50 lbs Frequently
51-75 lbs Occasionally
76-100 lbs Not required
Over 100 lbs Not required
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is very loud. Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned Personal Protective Equipment. Temperature can range from extreme cold (<40 degrees) to extreme heat (>95 degrees). The atmosphere contains fumes, dust and odors.
Special Hazards:
Exposure to pinch points, cuts, burns, blindness, metal dust and slivers.
Electrical control boxes.
Exposure to some equipment that produces electromagnetic fields may interfere with pacemaker functionality.