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Maintenance Controls Technician 1st Shift

Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
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At Johnsonville, our members are responsible for everything! If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand, featuring bratwurst, Italian, snack and breakfast sausages in fresh and fully cooked varieties. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, the company employs 1,800 members and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company!

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Maintenance Controls Tech

1st Shift

Pay Range: $28.78-$36.49

Hours: 1st Shift 8:00am-4:30pm start time depending on production needs (Overtime as production demands and start time flexible)

The successful candidate will be involved in working to create standards and programs around the controls engineering function at Riverside which will help us get closer to our goal - "Best Company in the World." This position will partner with our Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations Teams to focus on projects and initiatives in the areas of electrical, PLC's, and Ignition within our operations. This position will be at the forefront of our automation initiatives.

Why This is a Great Job...

You Get to...

  • Ability to create, design, build, and commission automation upgrades.
  • Participate and lead various automation projects.
  • Strong Fanuc Robotics experience preferred
  • Assist lead controls and automation planning for facility
  • Write, edit, and enhance PLC/HMI programs for new and existing equipment
  • Strong ability to interpret NEC/NFPA 70E code standards
  • Develop and maintain electrical control systems, and communication networks for machines and manufacturing processes
  • Mentor other maintenance members including off shift members.
  • Create and implement technical competencies surrounding programming and controls systems
  • Be a contact between the Riverside facility and the organization for automation and controls Initiatives
  • Develop schematics and line drawings for existing and future automation projects using CAD software
  • Provide high level troubleshooting for all controls and electrical systems
  • Develop complex safety circuits for new equipment as well as upgrading existing equipment
  • Create data collection routines in PLC's to communicate with Ignition to support our maintenance and operations teams to improve overall efficiencies
  • Ability to program Ignition by Inductive Automation.

Qualifications - What you bring to the job

  • Electo-mechanical Associate's degree or other relevant degree preferred. Internal candidate without a degree must be willing to pursue.
  • 2 years of Fanuc Robotic Experience Preferred
  • 3 or more years of system programming experience including: PLC ladder logic, HMI screens, Ignition, PLC networking, motor drives, and servo motion control
  • 1 or more years of CAD experience including: Schematic design and panel layout component locations

Specific Hardware Qualifications:

  • PLC: Allen Bradley
  • Servo: Allen Bradley
  • AC Drives: Allen Bradley
  • HMI: Allen Bradley
  • Network Systems: Cisco network switches, Allen Bradley switches
  • Robotics: FANUC
  • Vision Systems: Cognex
  • Specific Software Qualifications:
  • Allen Bradley RSLogix (500, 5000), Studio 5000, FactoryTalk View Studio, RSLinx Classic, AssetCenter, Inductive Automation Ignition, Fanuc Software and CAD or equivalent
  • Windows (7, 10), Windows Office Suite
  • Demonstrated capability in wireless and LAN network systems and development
  • Advanced electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to build relationships within the facility and teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team based environment
  • Proven experience in project management/leadership


  • External Candidates Only: Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check.

Position Title:

Maintenance Controls Tech



Positions Available:


Member Status:

Full time

How to Apply:

External candidates: Apply on line at http://jobs.johnsonville.com

Johnsonville Sausage performs pre-employment, post offer drug screens, physicals and background checks for all external manufacturing candidates.

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment.

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses .

Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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