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Leprino Foods Company PLC Controls Technician in Greeley, Colorado

Leprino FoodsLeprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is anEEO/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/VeteranPLC Controls TechnicianUS-CO-GreeleyJob ID: 2020-5219Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 3Category: Production MaintenanceOverviewLeprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino firststarted making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries inthe Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then.Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in theworld, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and theLeprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Foodand Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we'relooking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is thebest at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations.Will you join us on our journey?The Greeley Team is seeking a PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) Technicianto help us achieve our goals.We Ask Of You To:* Troubleshoot and repair control issues* Perform preventative maintenance to optimize equipment reliability* Follow-up on completed control work and assisting maintenance as needed.* Train end-users and maintenance personnel on new controls designs.* Assist in commissioning new controls.* Update drawings as required, forwarding all equipment information to theplanner/scheduler.* Implement and maintain 5S standards.* Be responsible for the safe operation of the associated equipment and/orprocesses* Follow and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), GoodManufacturing Practices (GMP) and safe work practices* Communicate effectively to team members, team leads, supervisors, andmanagers, as applicable* Perform job responsibilities with the mindset of the company core values ofQuality, Service, Competitive Price, and Ethics* Work effectively with others* Complete work shift as scheduledWe Offer You In Return:* The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term.Leprino couldn't be where it is today without our incredible workforce.That's why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hardwork. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our goal.Through competitive wage, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance,vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), incentives,and our annual Profit Sharing plan - Leprino hires to retire.You Must Have (Minimum Qualifications):* Must be a minimum of 18 years old.* At least 2 years' experience in a similar controls technician role* Associates or a 2-year degree in a maintenance related field or 2 years'experience in industrial control system development and troubleshooting* Experience in schematic reading and PLC programming/troubleshooting* Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language.* Must be able to work night shifts, weekends, holidays, and requiredovertime to support a 24 hour/7-day operation.* Must be able to work 12.5 hour scheduled shifts.* Ability to repeatedly lift throughout the entire shift meeting minimal liftrequirements.* Ability to access elevated work areas such as climbing ladders/stairs andwork at extreme heights.* Ability to understand and apply standard operating procedures.* Ability to wear required personal protective equipment and comply with allapplicable safety practices.* Ability to maintain a clean work area according to good manufacturingprocesses.* Ability to enter data into and pull data from computer systems, includingproficient skills in email, internet, Microsoft Office and computerizedmaintenance management systems.* Good communication skills to communicate with co-workers andoncoming/outgoing shifts.* Ability to stand, kneel, sit, and walk for extended periods of time.* Ability to work in hot, humid, and cold areas and tight spaces.* Ability to use han