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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Orange, CT, US, 06477

Company: Glanbia


Job Summary

The Electro-mechanical technician is responsible for the maintenance (both preventative and emergent) and troubleshooting of systems and equipment within the plant. The candidate will test/troubleshoot Power Distribution systems (wiring, VFDs, etc), PLC Processors, instrumentation, etc.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)


  • Be a member of the plant maintenance organization and remain involved in all projects at the Glanbia-Orange plant.
  • Test and troubleshoot power distribution systems, program VFD’s, PLC processors, instrumentation, etc. Setup and program drives, transmitters, etc.
  • Assist with instrument calibrations
  • Calibrate PIDs, I/P’s, etc.
  • Understanding of NFPA 70E
  • Provide equipment electrical functionality to maintenance and operations employees as needed
  • Review and understand program ladder logic; perform small modifications as needed.
  • Must be proficient in all Allen Bradley PLC family and software.
  • Responsible for work order execution and completion of electro-mechanical related tasks as assigned
  • Participate on the preventative maintenance plan as assigned
  • Responsible for creating, modifying, and editing orders in the SAP system as needed
  • Troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems and equipment
  • Provide remote VPN or on call facility support and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide timely planning of general work orders.
  • Optimize planned maintenance routes (PM’s) and work with the Maintenance Manager.
  • Optimize predictive maintenance practices
  • Knowledge of air compressors, pumps and heat exchanges a plus
  • Own electrical components in the plant (VFD’s, instrumentation, wiring, motors, panels, PLC’s, etc.)
  • Facilitate “break down analysis” for each equipment failure based on a priority impacting the production schedule; troubleshoot electrical issues in the field.
  • Maintain equipment history and equipment documents in a useable library.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Experience Required:


  • Requires an Associates Degree or five to seven years related experience
  • Certified Electrician preferred
  • Required experience with Allen-Bradley software, ASII network, Device-Net control Net

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • 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 of 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 interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.


Physcial Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.



This Job Description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job and may change as business needs change. As team work and working with others is absolutely critical to our success as an individual and a business, it is inferred in each and every role.


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