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Nestle PLC Technician in Mcbee, South Carolina



The Electrical and

Controls Technician will maintain and troubleshoot factory equipment from

various suppliers improve and maximize reliability. Development and maintaining

of key programs to ensure we have a sustainable electrical and control systems

in place. Foster learning within the technical group and support training and



  • Demonstrate proficiency with conduct in line with Nestle Waters North America key business objectives, to include aspirations and beliefs

  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of PLC/Electrical issues to minimize production downtime

  • Demonstrate proficiency in safe behavior and adherence to all NestlĂ© Waters Canada health and safety policies and procedures

  • Execute planned work orders including special projects, improvements, and installations

  • Maintain equipment documentation, ensure work orders and PM sheets are completed accurately

  • Recommend and initiate cost saving methods for optimal equipment performance

  • Proactively perform electrical repairs as required and recommend mechanical repairs

  • Help to develop and train technical group on Programmable Logic Controller

  • Develop and maintain electrical controls documentation

  • Work with Engineering Manager to maintain Electrical Engineering Compliance in line with Nestle Standards

  • Maintain factory software, including PLC and related subscriptions

  • Maintain factory electrical and controls obsolescence plan

  • Maintain and Improve PLC Logic control of changes and revision program

  • Support Charlotte Ready Refresh twice a month or more as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a PLC technician role in an industrial environment

  • Strong engineering and technical skills including PLC, Electrical and Mechanical skills

  • Possess an ability to conduct basic mathematical calculations

  • Be able to use electrical test instrumentation

  • Have good communication skills to work with plant personnel and vendors

  • Good analytical and problem solving ability

  • Understanding of Continuous improvement methods

  • Computer skills (MS office, HMI Intellutions, SAP, Control Logic)

  • Allen Bradley, Siemens PLC programming/troubleshooting skills

EOE M/F/D/V Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at