Electrical & Controls Technician I

Date: May 9, 2023

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia. GPN’s brand portfolio consists of – Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health.



Job Summary

Electrical Controls Technician is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and installation of equipment used to control and monitor manufacturing and utility equipment.  The individual must have a solid background in controls in addition to strong troubleshooting skills.  This position also provides occasional off-hours/ weekend work to support the Aurora locations.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment issues as they arise on the plant floor
  • Assist and consult with Management/Engineering on projects as needed.
  • Install and configure electrical and/or controls equipment for retrofit or upgrade projects
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that equipment continues to run smoothly.
  • Perform assigned preventive maintenance tasks
  • Effectively communicates all process and/or equipment changes to affected personnel and participate in the Departmental structure of process improvement teams
  • Provide basic electrical troubleshooting skills for other maintenance techs to build electrical troubleshooting capability for the team
  • Stays current on field related technology, codes, standards, best practices, etc.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure product quality is maintained.
  • Wear all PPE as required within the Plant safety policy
  • Assist in implementation of new processes and data collection.

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned



Work Schedule:

Mon-Friday 6am-3:30pm occasional Saturdays



19 Paid Days Off and 9 Paid Holidays



Paid Life Insurance

Paid Short Term/Long Term Disability



Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Controls and Automation within a manufacturing environment. (Food processing experience preferred)

Experience with process instrumentation, specifically level, flow, & temperature (Required)

Experience with VFDs, Servos, MCC’s, and other motor control platforms (Required)

Experience with Ethernet networking and communication protocols such as EtherNet/IP & DeviceNet (Required)


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status.



At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago