Electromechanical Technician in Buckner, KY at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/27/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


KY Buckner

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Electromechanical Technician

Job Description:

Position Summary Performs electrical, controls, and mechanical repairs to plant machinery, equipment and facilities.  Responds to plant control needs or electrical issues.   Performs PLC programming.  Maintains plant IT hardware.   Upgrades machine controls and safeties following NEC and State codes.  All procedures and practices used are grounded in standards, regulations and laws addressing occupational safety (OSHA), building and electrical codes, and food safety and food quality (FDA) in addition to environmental safety (EPA) in accordance with Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

Upgrade all machine controls to current PLCs or PACs and machine safeties to CAT 3 level. Monitors and installs electrical equipment per NEC code .Provides electrical safety training to maintenance personnel to include arc flash, qualified workers, LOTO 3 point verification, Provides technical training to maintenance department. Provided troubleshooting assistance to maintenance department. Work with internal and external resources on plant projects. Prepare and maintain all specific documentation related to job activities. Follows and enforces standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA. Effectively communicate with coworkers and outside contractors. Be discreet in the use of company confidential information Perform other duties as required


This position does not have direct reports.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to perform in a variety of physical conditions including cramped spaces, and in varied temperatures, some with extreme temperatures and high humidity (>100 degrees F.); must be able to perform detailed work; stoop, bend, twist, squat, stand and sit for various periods at a time with or without reasonable accommodations.  May work in enclosed areas and in noisy environment. Must perform moderate to heavy lifting (30 to 100lbs).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  A minimum of five years’ experience with industrial plc’s (Allen Bradly), electrical / electronic experience required.  Associates degree in Electronics or Electromechanical Technologies preferred.  Must adhere to all safety, food safety and quality rules and procedures.  Must be able to work overtime and other shifts as assigned.


Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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