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Journeyman Electrician

Company: KWS Group
Location: Tangent
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Interested in becoming a valued team member at our production facility in Tangent, OR USA for the #1 sugarbeet seed brand for growers in North America? We currently have an exciting opportunity as an Electrical Journeyman. This position will coordinate and oversee day to day maintenance operations within the production facility using a maintenance software program and serving as the electrical and SCADA expert on all processing equipment.Essential Job Functions:Supervise and train the maintenance personnel to identify electrical maintenance issues and safe work practices.Ensure proper predictive, preventive maintenance practices.Perform electrical maintenance and repairs on all equipment and facilities.Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.Work on planning and implementing projects as a team member or independently.Install and maintain Allen Bradley based systems, including, programing, and troubleshootingWork closely with the production, research, QC, and mechanical maintenance staff on daily operations and projects.Verify all electrical installations onsite meet Oregon laws, regulations, policies and procedures.Program and identify programing problems in the SCADA systems.Occasionally travel and/or drive and/or operate a forklift on behalf of the business.Flexibility to work rotating shifts including on-call as needed.Qualifications:5 + years of relevant work experience or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.Theory of operations and use of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) units and other computer based equipment.Oregon Electrical Journeyman's license or Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrical license, or licensure in recipricating state.Demonstrated strong team leadership, communication, organizational and training skills.Strong mechanical skills.Ability to train others to operate HMI interfaces.Ability to read and fabricate from blue prints, shop drawings and sketches.Valid driver's license.Able to become forklift certified.Millwright or mechanical certification, preferred.KWS offers a competitive benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, ER paid disability, ER paid basic life insurance, discretionary bonuses, robust PTO, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) match and ER paid pension plan. For further information please visit: www.kws-us.comInterested? Please apply online by submitting your resume. About KWSKWS is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.Our data privacy policy for candidates is available on Please select the country where the job you applied for is posted in and, if applicable, the specific business unit.

Keywords: KWS Group, Salem , Journeyman Electrician, Professions , Tangent, Oregon

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