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Automation/IT Administrator in South Hutchinson, KS at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 7/29/2019

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Job Description

Support and development of plant infrastructure; Automation Controls, Plant Network, Computers, Printers, Barcoding, Phones, Voice Mail, Servers, and Intranet.
 

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring Plant Automated Equipment: Robots, PLC’s and process control equipment, is functioning as designed/required.
  • Accountable/Responsible for assisting in troubleshooting/repair of plant automation and controls.
  • Responsible for reviewing/developing Plant Electrical layouts
  • Responsible for Training plant personnel on IT equipment, and automation controls.
  • Accountable/Responsible for development and maintenance of plant’s network; Routers, Switches, Modems, LAN and WAN
  • Accountable/Responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting telecommunication equipment; PBX and Phones
  • Accountable/Responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting Plant PCs and Printers
  • Accountable/Responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting Barcode System and future RFID
  • Accountable/Responsible for developing and maintaining the Plant Intranet; Database, File, Web, PLC, Intranet Servers
  • Accountable for Ensuring Compliance with all QC Requirements (GMP, HAACP) and Providing Leadership to Drive Continuous Improvements in Product Quality. Understands the importance of product safety, legality and quality - Informs the QC Manager of any issues.
  • Responsible for ensuring Plant Automated Equipment; Robots, PLC’s and process control equipment is functioning as designed/required.
  • Responsible for reviewing/developing Plant Electrical layouts
  • Responsible for Training plant personnel on IT equipment, and automation controls.
  • Responsible for Developing & Executing IT/Automation projects
  • Responsible for Proposing/Managing/Assisting with Engineering projects
  • Responsible for EHS, MOC, GMP Compliance
  • Responsible for Managing contractors as necessary
  • Responsible for performing other related duties as required.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, organizational, oral and written communication, planning and problem-solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Creative problem-solving and analysis ability
  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on teams.
 

Qualifications
  • Associates degree in Motor Controls/IT or equivalent experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing environment required
  • Experience with Industrial Automation, PLCs,WAN\LAN, Routers, Switches, SQL, SAP, preferred
  • Experience with PC and Printer Repairs Preferred
  • Strong technical, problem solving, planning and organization skills.
  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on teams.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, organizational, oral and written communication, planning and problem-solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships with vendors, suppliers, customers and other external contacts.
  • Creative problem-solving and analysis ability.