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Perdue Farms, Inc. Maintenance Technician in Bainbridge, Pennsylvania

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.

Summary

Are you looking for a stable company that provides great pay and great benefits? Tired of working that 2nd or 3rd shift? If you answered yes to either of those questions, your career starts now.

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for an experienced Industrial Maintenance Tech at our facility on River Road in Bainbridge, Pennsylvania. The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 7:00am - 3:30pm .

What can we offer you? Success starts here. We offer competitive pay with a flexible benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(K) savings options. Did we mention, this is a 1st shift position.

The essential functions of this position include performing assigned electrical and mechanical work to include equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, emergency breakdown and equipment failure. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Complete preventive maintenance tasks as assigned. Troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical and PLC failures. Rebuild equipment including but not limited to gearboxes, pumps, pneumatics and hydraulic systems. Reads, interprets, understands manufacturer equipment manuals as well as electronic and electrical schematic diagrams. Performs all equipment repairs and daily work within OSHA regulations, lockout-tagout and company safety policies.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent

  • Additional training and education is preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 2 - 4 years of industrial maintenance experience

  • Proficient troubleshooting skills for computer networks, automation, controls, programming, process systems, PLC's, HMI's, AC variable frequency drives, AC motors, Servo motors, relay controls, power distribution systems (480VAC and below), and 24VDC controls

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of PLC's

  • General knowledge of computer, operating and networksystems

  • Understand the basics of using electrical instrumentation up to 480 volts

  • Understand the basics of microprocessor-based equipment, loop controllers, VFD etc.

  • Understand electric power formulas and the National Electric Code

  • Understand electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics

  • Basic welding skills

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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