This role is a proactive control systems technical support for fulfillment center operations; focuses on equipment troubleshooting and maintaining material handling equipment such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print and apply systems, scales, HMI systems, and control cabinets.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintains material handling control systems, including PLC/PC controllers and industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.
Monitors MHE metrics and partners with facilities/operations for system performance issues.
Utilizes FC System Assessment reports to improve material handling system performance through maintaining and repairing identified deficiencies.
Utilizes FC network support resources for guidance and assistance.
Communicates technical issues to Facilities and Operations management.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
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.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associates Degree (AA/AS) in Mechanical or Electrical field of study preferred. Minimum of 2 years of related experience and/or training.
Experience with means to identify, maintain, and troubleshoot AB RS LOGIX 500 PLC's, SCADA systems, along with PLC, Robotics systems, HMI, and control network components and motor controls.
Experience with 480V 3-Phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems
Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift.
Experience with advanced automation controls systems, Industrial robotics, and ASRS systems preferred.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Location/Region: Bessemer, AL