Electronics Technician


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New Castle, DE

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Printpack, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging products, is seeking qualified candidates to fill one (1) Electronics Technician position for their New Castle, DE location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical and electronic equipment, including motor relays, circuit breakers, machine and process controls, circuits, and electrical distribution systems
  • Modify machinery logic systems (PLC's) and PC based systems and requires working knowledge of DC/AC drives in function and as they relate to an overall web-handling process, Allen Bradley, Eurotherm and Omron PLCs
  • Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams
  • Acquire/requisition spare parts related to power distribution and all electrical and electronic systems
  • Make electrical modifications and upgrades to current equipment and installation of new equipment with the ability to run conduit and size wiring systems
  • Review specifications and acquires power distribution materials needed for new equipment installations
  • Work outside the electronic/electrical area is expected when capable or when assisting another associate
  • Effective communication with corporate engineering, vendors, internal customers and working on teams
  • Proficient in computerized maintenance software
  • Communicate actions taken to repair the machine to Operator and/or Lead Document parts used and repairs completed in management system
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant and process safety rules, safe operating methods, and good housekeeping standards
  • Function as a fire crew member
  • Function as a first responder for medical/first aid
  • Maintain fire and security systems

Electronics Technician competencies:
• Proficient in electrical/electronic systems/troubleshooting
• Ability to work and troubleshoot PLC’s, ladder logic, and communication systems
• Understand and manipulate industrial communications
• Troubleshoot Servo Motors
• Troubleshoot AC/DC drives
• Basic knowledge and understanding in process control systems such as: temperature control, pressure control, flow control and PID control loops
• Proficient in troubleshooting basic electrical circuits
• Ability to read mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings

  • Job Requirements:
  • • High school diploma or G.E.D.
    • Electronics Technology Degree or Certification and/or advanced training
  • • 3+ years control system hardware and software design experience
    • Knowledge of electrical codes (NEC)
    • 3 to 5 years of experience as an Electronics Technician or similar function requiring

• Industrial controls experience is highly preferred

Printpack is proudly an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment. Embracing diversity not only enhances our work culture – it is vital to our success. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, genetic information, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, marital status, military or veteran status or affiliation, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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