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PLC Programmer in Tulare, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Tulare, CA
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  • Duration:
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  • Pay Rate
    $71500.0 - $79500.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We are seeking a PLC Programmer Technician for an exceptional company. They truly care about their employees and have a great company culture.


  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators in order to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Clean, lubricate, and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery.
  • Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.
  • Operate newly repaired machinery and equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  • Troubleshoot, install, repair and maintain the operating condition of industrial production and processing machinery and equipment, to include but not limited to: hydraulic and pneumatic systems, motors, gearboxes, VFD/HMI/Servo control devices, conveying systems, industrial printers, valves, photo eyes, switches, heat exchangers, level controls.
  • Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment.
  • As applicable refer to blueprints and manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation and operation of machinery.
  • Operate and support industrial boiler and utility operations.
  • Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment.
  • Demonstrate equipment functions and features to machine operators.
  • Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.
  • Complete scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment (planned and unplanned maintenance activities).
  • Respond to production needs as they occur on the production floor.
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation of maintenance records, work orders and task records.
  • Accurately input and record PM (planned and unplanned activities into MP2 or other MIS/ERP system.
  • Comply with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Comply with federal, state and local safety regulations.
  • Follow SQF and Company GMP and 5S guidelines to produce a safe and quality product
  • Adhere to the Saputo code of ethics and actively apply the Saputo values.
  • Work together professionally in a team environment with coworkers and other department personnel.
  • Other duties as required by management.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • 1-2 years prior machine maintenance and programming experience in manufacturing environment required.
  •  Ability to trouble-shoot electrical, hydraulic systems and pneumatic equipment.
  • Strong electrical background in addition to mechanical skills.  Experience with computerized or automated controls and ability to read electric schematics a plus.
  • Self-motivated detail–oriented and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willing to work any shift, including overtime and weekends as necessary.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated work history.