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Avery Dennison Controls Technician in Oak Harbor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Controls Technician is responsible for the repair and upkeep of equipment and facility. Activities include both planned and predictive maintenance and breakdown repair.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, problem solve and maintain all Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and other drives/controls at the Oak Harbor facility.

  • Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as pneumatic tools, motors, conveyor systems and production machines with various types of mechanical equipment including bearings, roller assemblies and gearboxes.

  • Ability to use testing instruments, hand and power tools and precision-measuring instruments.

  • Performs a wide variety of functions such as installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment for generating, distributing, and utilizing electrical energy. Uses instruments to test circuits and replaces or installs new power, light, electronic and control circuits.

  • Perform effective root cause problem solving to solve process issues associated with equipment and/or machine performance.

  • Develop and maintain drive, controls and SCADA system best practices through collaboration with other process technology teams.

  • Uses instruments to test circuits and replaces or installs new power, light, electronic and control circuits.

  • Troubleshoot electrical malfunctions, inspects circuits and wiring for shielding and grounding, and tests electrical equipment for safety and efficiency.

  • Repair complex electrical equipment, including motors, switches, switchboards, electrical mechanisms, automated machines, controls, panels, relays, circuit breakers, communication systems and alarms.

  • Work from schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

  • Create and update electrical schematics and drawings.

  • Identify safety issues, support safety initiatives, and recommend and implement effective solutions.

  • Troubleshoots electrical malfunctions, inspects circuits and wiring for shielding and grounding, and tests electrical equipment for safety and efficiency.

  • Repairs complex electrical equipment, including motors, switches, switchboards, electrical mechanisms, automated machines, controls, panels, relays, circuit breakers, communication systems and alarms.

  • Measures, cuts, bonds, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.

  • Works from schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

  • Improvises acceptable fixes to get equipment running promptly.

  • Assists engineers in diagnosing problems and suggesting corrective action.

  • Cleans and lubricates parts.

  • Inspects completed repairs.

  • Properly inspect and maintain shop equipment, in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • Prepare new machines and production equipment for operation.

  • Follow a strict preventive maintenance schedule to lessen exposure to downtime related repairs and maintenance.

  • Orders replacement parts. Requisition new parts and equipment.

  • Report shift metrics to capture the performance and/or areas for improvement. (Breakdown – Downtime) (Part Availability)

  • Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs.

  • Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems.

  • Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within the department/group and assists other areas as necessary.

  • Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to ensure that all procedures and processes are value added.

  • Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals and with completing project work.

  • Provide support to the production team to produce superior quality materials that meet/exceed client needs. This role supports the needs of manufacturing and facilities to ensure both are in top working order.

  • Paint structures, perform masonry work, repair plumbing fixtures and woodwork.

  • Repair, assist in repairing and/or oversee contracted personnel on heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.

  • Performs or supervises janitorial services and grounds maintenance such as landscaping, lawn care and snow removal.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 2 year degree in Instrumentation and Controls or equivalent work experience as a Controls Technician.

  • 3 - 5 years previous experience required.

  • May consider experience in lieu of two year degree

  • Certifications in specialty areas required, as applicable (or acquire within specified timing any licenses necessary to perform the job).

  • Good interpersonal skills, mathematical aptitude, mechanical/technical skills and aptitude and logical problem solving skills necessary.

  • Good verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a highly participative work system.

  • Ability to work independently in a safe and timely manner necessary.

  • Must be motivated toward productivity improvements, safety and quality awareness.

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Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/DisabledAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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