Electronics Technician or PLC Specialist

Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery
Middlebury, VT 05753
United States
Job Description

How would we describe a career with Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery?  More than 100 years of: Farmers, Family, Mission, Purpose, Sustainability, Respect, Integrity, Work Ethic, Teamwork, Pride in Award Winning Products, and Agriculture. 

Grow your life, join our team!

Our dairy cooperative is seeking an Electronics Technician or PLC Specialist at our Middlebury, VT location dependent on the level of experience of the candidate hired.

This full-time position will work 11:30p-7:30a, Tuesday through Saturday. Work schedule requires working some scheduled holidays and availability for periodic overtime including off- hour troubleshooting on occasion.

Wages range from $31.92-$45.82/hr. Placement in range is based on skill/knowledge. There are two levels of technicians within the range and there is a lot of opportunity to learn and grow. Plus, there is a 7%-10% night differential (based on actual hours worked) with increases every 6 months for 2 years (based on performance). Relocation assistance may be available to the right candidate!

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot motor controls and automation systems along with mechanical and manufacturing equipment.

  • Troubleshoot, configure and calibrate instrumentation (temperature, pressure, level and flow), chart recorders, and single loop controllers.

  • Advanced PLC Specialists also lead design and installation projects, PLC and HMI programming and maintain and troubleshoot industrial networks.

The desired candidate will have solid industrial maintenance experience, a broad range of equipment repair experience and mechanical aptitude, general knowledge of electrical and electronics theory with a Journeyman’s electrical license or similar experience in an industrial setting/technical education and demonstrated instrumentation troubleshooting skills. A PLC Specialist will additionally have strong proficiency in PLC programming (Rockwell Controllogix, SLC 500 and PLC5 software), HMI programming (FTviewSE and FTView ME), and a strong knowledge of PID loops and process control concepts.

Our support of employee growth includes promoting from within, training and tuition reimbursement.  Team members enjoy access to a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary and retirement plans which include 401k match and company-paid pension!

10 paid holidays (6 of those get 1.5x salary if you work on them!). 128 hours of vacation/sick time to start (first year is prorated).