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Nestle Technician Electronic Control in Anderson, Indiana

Electrical and Control Technician - This position has primary responsibility to maintain and troubleshoot all process control and operational support systems equipment in a proactive manner, troubleshoot and repair breakdowns on all major electrical and computer-based equipment. This includes performing all preventative maintenance as scheduled and supporting system improvements.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot all Production PLC's, database systems, control networks, instrumentation, and electrical systems (480V and below).Provide assistance to maintenance modifications and improvements as needed.Includes but not limited to:

  • Substations and MCC's, including knowledge of 480 volt, three phase, and 120 VAC, 24VDC control and power systems

  • All PLC's and HMI systems

  • Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

  • Building Automation System (BAS)

  • Utility Management System (UMS)

  • Energy Management System (EMS)

  • Control System Networks (EtherNet, ControlNet, EtherNet and instrument digital bus systems)

  • Maintain Quality Control standards at all times - perform through SPC and in compliance with QMS Advanced Level standards and all FDA requirements.

  • Systematic change control on PLC programs

  • Backup MES data, automation application program, system/device/instrument configuration.

  • Perform calibration of instruments, prepare calibration procedure and maintain calibration database.

  • Data Reporting - Responsible for initiating, scheduling, and completing all work orders within CMMS system per Nestlé Business Excellence Best Practices.Reports also required on all outages and system malfunctions.Document any automation program and system,/device/instrument configuration changes.

  • Schedule and perform all condition based and preventive maintenance work in alignment with manufacturing schedules and requirements.Coordinate system checks with line maintenance personnel.

  • Analyze line performance data from various systems and provide improvement support based on findings and analysis.Work with Process Control Engineers to implement.

  • Creative problem solving skills to perform controls improvements and enhancements to optimizeproduction with positive contribution to all key plant indicatorssafety, quality, cost, and service

  • A strong commitment to improving line performance and electrical/controls reliability.

  • Support other maintenance troubleshooting and line maintenance as needed.

  • Lead CDM and Improvement teams

  • Schedule backlog projects and keep work order backlog to a minimum.Complete all work, planned and unplanned, in a timely manner.

  • Minimum of 2 years Industrial Maintenance Experience required. Resume containing work history must be submitted with application to be considered for role.

  • Experience with automation systems for building , facility, utility, and process controls preferred

  • Experience withAllen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs

  • Experience on development or troubleshooting of Human-Machine Interface (HMI) systems, preferably Wonderware's InTouch and Wonderware's ArchestrA platform

  • All members of the Maintenance and Engineering group will work with one another in a team environment requiring high level communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills.

  • All positions require a high school diploma or GED in addition to work experience or equivalent education and the ability to work with computers.

  • Because the Anderson Facility is operational 24 hours per day, team members will be expected to work off-shifts as well as weekends and extended shifts.

  • Schedules consist of 12-hour night shifts.

  • Applicants must have prior experience in PLC's and Electrical work.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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