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Nestle Technician Electronics Sr. in Gaffney, South Carolina

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career, and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, it’s about enriching you.

Job Description: Responsible for the installation, configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and replacement of electronic instrumentation and controls.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development, implementation, repair, and maintenance of the factory wide instrumentation, control and electrical systems.

  • Program Allen Bradley PLC driven equipment and modify to meet needs of production.

  • Performs system start-ups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing.

  • Utilizes technical materials such as equipment manuals, MSDS, safety materials, system drawings, Process and Instrument Diagrams (PID’s), schematics and blue prints to troubleshoot and maintain systems.

  • Utilizes a wide range of test equipment including but not limited to recorders, computers, PC based software analyzer programs, data analyzers, analog and digital multi-meters while performing tests to identify problems and to maintain equipment to performance standards.

  • Maintains plant documentation in accordance with management of change procedures.

  • Connects, disconnects, and tags out equipment and circuits for test or repair and safety of personnel or equipment.

  • Performs installations in compliance with the national electric code.

  • Maintains and repairs network communication systems.

  • Provides hardware and software application support to engineers and operations.

Education & Relevant Experience:

  • Two year degree or equivalent in Electrical & Automation

  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and schematics

  • Must be able to use required electrical test equipment and hand tools

  • Must understand the basic and advanced operation of electrical equipment

  • Must have knowledge of basic and advanced computer programming, including PLC’s and HMIs.

  • Must understand AC, DC and VFD motor control systems.

  • Must have and be able to demonstrate exceptional organizational skills.

  • Must be able to accommodate flexible work schedules to properly support the department and operations.

  • Must be able to work in man lifts and outdoors.

  • Must be able to read, write, and modify PLC logic for Allen Bradley hardware.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.