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General information

All posting locations: Ontario, Oregon, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 13-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The Electronic Technician must be able to install- troubleshoot- repair- modify- calibrate- adjust and be responsible for- electrical- electronic- and pneumatic process control systems and devices used in production- office- and utility areas. This individual must also interact and influence decisions made concerning the types of equipment implemented- and the methods of application with venders- supervisory and maintenance personnel- as well as other employees.  

The position reports to a Maintenance Supervisor.

In the performance of work- the incumbent is required to comply with local- state- federal safety rules and regulations and the safety policies and procedures of Heinz Frozen Food Company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following.  Other duties may be assigned.  

1.    Know- apply and can evaluate electrical theory and operating principles of major and minor electrical components such as- but not limited to- substation switch gear- low and high voltage circuit breakers- fault indicators- transformers- motors- motor starters- relays- switches- conduit and conduit fittings.
2.    Set up- operate- and use hand tools- air and electrical powered portable hand tools- machine tools- and a wide variety of electrical- electronic- mechanical and pneumatic precision testing and measuring devices.
3.    Must work in a responsible manner- aware of accountability and safety of equipment- plant personnel- and process control systems. 
4.    Work includes- but is not limited to- the troubleshooting- testing- repair- replacement- adjustment- calibration- and cleaning of system components and devices.
5.    Must help design- modify and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controller circuitry using lap-top and personal computers to read and write electrical/electronic ladder logic and other electrical/electronic programs.  Must accept the training necessary to maintain and upgrade his/her technical abilities.
6.    Read and work to the indicated accuracy- specifications and tolerances as detailed on engineering drawings- blueprints- and equipment manuals.  
7.    Set up- operate and read precision testing and measuring instruments to the instruments’ manufacturer's specifications and accuracy.  Such devices consist of but are not limited to: ammeters- voltmeters- ohmmeters- gages- recorders- and capacitor analyzers. 
8.    Work from both written and verbal instructions.  
9.    Install- troubleshoot- repair- modify- calibrate and make repairs or adjustments based on that diagnosis using repair parts- by correcting existing parts or by innovation to select substitute parts.
10.    Do periodic PM's to all system controls- establish and create additional PM’s as determined. 
11.    Must own and maintain the minimum required quality and quantity of personal hand tools for use on the job as instructed by your supervisor. 
12.    Employee must work under all plant safety guidelines such as; Lock out tag out- Arc Flash- etc.


To perform this job successfully- an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge- skill- and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A: Preferred Associate’s degree (A.A) from a college/university or technical training institution and/or demonstrated +4 yrs of experience- military or industry- from prior work.  Grade 11 and (additional $2.00 per hour)

B: plus 12 months of experience at KHC or 6 years’ industry automation experience* 
Grade 12 and (additional $3.00 per hour)

C: plus 24 months of experience at KHC or 8 years’ industry automation experience* Grade 14 and (additional $3.00 per hour)

•    New hires meeting the “years’ of industry automation experience” but have less than 6-months tenure with KHC will start 1 Grade below the outlined pay Grade.  For example: An individual who has 10 years of industry experience just starting employment with KHC will be hired at a Grade 13 (plus the skills premium)- after 6-months they will progress to Grade 14.   

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules- operating and maintenance instructions- and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees in organization.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts- interest- commissions- proportions- percentages- area- circumference- and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete  and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written- oral- diagram- or schedule form.

Incumbent must hold a valid Heinz Frozen Food Company equipment operator’s license with a Lift Truck and Platform/Scissor Lift endorsement within 30 days of starting the bid.
Incumbent must have a valid driver’s license.
Incumbent must take and pass a job Test.
Will be required to pass tests that are related to the necessary job skills- i.e.- a mechanical aptitude test- prior to job placement and on the job.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This description covers the essential functions of the job and is not intended to provide a complete listing of every individual feature of the job.  All jobs have the following general duties in addition to those stated in the description. 

?    Follow instructions as directed.
?    Notify appropriate personnel on equipment breakdown.
?    Actively participate in the training and development of others as necessary or directed.
?    Keep work area clean and orderly- 5-S.
?    Know the general plant layout.
?    Know and observe safety- security- quality- sanitation- GMP and personal hygiene requirements.
?    Train other technicians as required.
?    Train others as assigned to build a good understanding of the equipment. 


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