Perdue Farms, Inc. Electronics Technician in Milford, Delaware
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
This position services and maintains electrical systems and equipment at the plant complex or facility. This will include repairs, PM’s, diagnostics, troubleshooting and emergency response on equipment.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Reads, interprets and understands manufacturer equipment manuals and electronic and electrical schematic diagrams.
Performs preventive maintenance as assigned. Generates and submits paperwork relative to work performed, e.g., PM (preventative maintaince) sheets, work orders and work record logs.
Responds to emergency breakdowns and outages during both on and off dutyhours to ensure operations continues on a 24 hour a day basis.
Performs all equipment repairs and daily work within OSHA regulations, lockout-tagout and company safety book guidelines.
Informs maintenance and production supervisors of potential problems.
Must wear required personal protective equipment which could include self-containing breathing apparatus.
Install new or refurbished equipment and maintain maximum efficiencies as established, while maintaining quality and ensuring associate and plant safety.
- High School or equivalent.
2 - 4 years experience.
Reading, writing, math and analytical skills required.
Required skills may also include trouble shooting switches, 3 phase motor and service light fixtures and ballasts.
Vocational/Technical school training in electronics/computers
2+ years of practical experince in electronics
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Ability to work for 8 hours or more in a stationary position or travel on a wet, moist, dry, greasy floors which may include metal or plastic grating surfaces with up to 4 hours in a single interval.
Ability to work from various types of ladders and/or stairs.
Exposure to and work in temperatures of less than -40 degrees and 75 degrees with ambient humidity. Noise exposure of 110 db, and light intensity range of 50 to 100 foot candles.
Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies in repetitions, distance, degrees, angle, weight, heights, longest interval of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the maintenance task required. Exposure to chlorinated water (50 ppm, ammonia vapors ) 5 ppm, dry ice, caustic detergents, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and other chemicals found in a poultry processing plant.
Must use and / or wear protective and safety equipment required for the job.
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.