Electronic and Control Technician

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Andgar Corporation
Ferndale, WA 98248
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Andgar Food Processing Equipment, LLC division has an opening for Electronic and Control Technician in Ferndale, WA. This position is responsible for building and troubleshooting control programs for electrical machines and systems, seeking to automate processes. Most of the finished work is on food-grade stainless steel and aluminum products.  We follow Andgar’s entire company culture which prizes honesty, integrity, humility, and teamwork. Success to us is more than just dollars, it’s about the pride of standing behind the quality equipment we build and the people who come together to build it.

Pay, Incentives, and Benefits:

  • Salary Range: $23 - $26/hr
  • Health Savings Account, Vision, Disability, & 401k with company match
  • Company paid Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance for employee
  • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Flexibility to attend family functions, sports games, recitals, etc.
  • Ongoing training and education, Professional Development, and OSHA Certification through Andgar University’s Learning Management System
  • Education Reimbursement program
  • Referral bonus program & Safety Incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program and Counselor on staff
  • Employee discount program on Andgar goods and services
  • This position typically works 9 hour days Monday – Thursday, and 4 hours on Fridays, generally starting work at 6:00am.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Troubleshoot programmable logic controller (PLCs) and servo controllers.
  • Maintain electrical records and prints on plant equipment, conformance of plant electrical systems to safety and regulatory requirements; Maintain plant electrical systems
  • Mount and wire electro-mechanical components such as motor controls, variable frequency drives, PLC's and instrumentation.
  • Assembly of electro/mechanical assemblies, calibration, and testing of the final product


Employee Requirements:

  • 2 yrs experience troubleshooting and repairing fully and semi-automated equipment or graduation from 2 yr Mechatronics program.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, electrical and electronic schematics, ladder logic diagrams, general machine specification documents, charts, and manuals.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of power transmission such as gearboxes, motors, conveyors, material handling equipment, fully and semi-automated equipment.
  • Skilled in the use of power tools, shop equipment such as drill presses, grinders, etc.
  • Drug and alcohol free (must be able to pass pre-employment drug test, including cannabis)
  • Strong communication and math skills
  • MS Office Suite proficient
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Able to work overtime, as production schedule needs may vary


We pledge to commit our leadership and resources to fostering a Culture of CARE at every level and in all aspects of our organization. Through this commitment, we seek to attract and promote diversity in our industry, retain and value human relationships and empower every employee to harness and engage the power of diversity for the benefit of our industry and community.

If working in a goal-oriented, stable environment is your desire, Andgar may be the career opportunity you are looking for.

Drug Free Workplace including cannabis.