Controls Technician

Job Location US-IL-Summit
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The Controls Technician will:
Provide and coordinate production reliability improvement efforts and equipment troubleshooting support as
needed with the production, maintenance, and engineering teams (become that first line of support for
advanced troubleshooting activities)
Coordinate facility, trade and OEM-service contractors, certifying that work requested is performed as
expected while conforming to PAD safety standards. Become one of the in-house experts on both the facility
and our production operations
Serve as the gatekeeper of all control and electrical drawings and primary electrical/controls resource.
Maintain all PLC/HMI programs for compounding, packaging and building systems, edit and write PLC
programs, create/modify HMI screens, and perform basic electrical troubleshooting and functional
Collaborate on team projects to problem-solve and improve processes and procedures that improve OEE,
safety, quality and work environment
Focus on equipment reliability and seek out opportunities to drive manufacturing capacity and capabilities
within the factory
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with automation and controls, with at least 2 years of experience working in
a consumer-packaged goods or related industry manufacturing + production environment
Demonstrated, independent execution of electrical or automation projects
Ability to create, modify and troubleshoot complex PLC programs and HMI programs and read electrical
Proven, working knowledge of Rockwell Automation PLC and HMI programming software
Working knowledge of high-speed packaging equipment and have some experience with mechanical /
pneumatical functions and operations
Demonstrated competence handling and troubleshooting basic mechanical related issues at times
Strong coaching, training and teamwork skills, organization and experience working with diverse teams
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work within tight timeframes and deadlines
Capable of handling stressful situations and being able to adapt to urgent production focused needs if they
Capable of working extended hours and weekends as needed
Support TPM & S5 Initiatives
High School Diploma or GED equivalency




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